Scouting serves an important role in the Islamic community. Cub Scout packs, Scouts BSA troops, and Venturing crews operated by Islamic organizations can be found in major cities throughout the United States.
In 1980, the National Islamic Committee on Scouting (NICS) was formed by a group of concerned Muslims who represented many national Muslim organizations. Primarily, the NICS is responsible for formulating policies that govern the formation of Scouting in Islamic organizations and for guiding their cooperation with the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The NICS also establishes policies affecting the participation of Muslim men and women in Scouting through Islamic centers and mosques and advises the Boy Scouts of America National Council in all matters relating to Scouting among Muslims.
Promote Scouting among Muslim youth; help Muslim institutions and local council Islamic committees provide Scouting opportunities for Muslim youth; and promote Islamic values in Scouting through program helps and the religious emblems program.
Formulating policies that govern the formation of Scouting in Islamic organizations.
In 1980, the Islamic Council on Scouting of North America was incorporated in New York and chosen by the Boy Scouts of America to work with the Muslim community at large. In that year, they accepted the religious emblems as part of the Boy Scouts of America Duty to God program.
Encourages Scouts to advance in the knowledge and practice of Islamic living.
Islamic Cub Scouts who have been involved in Cub Scouting at least six months and attend a religious school
Youth must successfully complete all activities related to the Holy Books, Great Prophets, prayers.
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Youth must successfully complete all activities related to the Holy Books, Great Prophets, prayers, religious holidays, Mosque or Islamic centers, Muslim heroes.
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Bless the Creature of the sea,Bless this person I call me, Bless these Keys, You made so grand, Bless the sun that warms this land, Bless the fellowship we feel, As we gather for this meal.