Scout Law Box

Adrian’s working toward his Wolf badge in Cub Scouts right now. One of the requirement options for his Hometown Heroes elective adventure was to honor a serviceman by sending a care package along with a note thanking them for their service. We decided that would be fun to do (and could also be our random act of kindness for the month).

Scout Law Box

I talked to my friend who has a currently deployed son and asked if we could send him a box. She said they love themed care packages so we decided to get creative and choose things that fit the words of the Scout Law (and included what I wrote below to explain why we chose each item).

Scout Law Box
A Scout is trustworthy (you have to be trustworthy to play cards with your friends),

Scout Law Box
loyal (tissues will always be loyal to you, ready and waiting when you need to blow your nose),

Scout Law Box
helpful (a Lego kit is always helpful for passing the time),

Scout Law Box
friendly (conversation hearts have friendly sayings whether you eat them yourself or share them with others),

Scout Law Box
courteous (Tic Tacs help you be courteous by making sure your breath is nice before you speak to others),

Scout Law Box
kind (you should always be kind to your feet and foot cream will help you),

Scout Law Box
obedient (when you are being obedient and following orders and marching, socks will be your constant companion),

Scout Law Box
cheerful (there’s no way not to be cheerful when you’ve got comic books to read),

Scout Law Box
thrifty (you need to shave and disposable razors are the thrifty way to do it),

Scout Law Box
brave (if you get a cut, superhero band-aids will help you be brave),

Scout Law Box
clean (no explanation is necessary for how toilet paper helps you get clean),

Scout Law Box
and reverent (throat lozenges help you be reverent by making sure you can always pray, even out loud)

Scout Law Box
(and always hungry (while technically not part of The Scout Law, we all know Scouts are always hungry, so jerky will help that just a little)).

Scout Law Box

We hope my friend’s son and his buddies enjoy the box as much as we enjoyed putting it together!

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