Opening Ceremony

Leader stands in the front of the audience between the posts for the flags
Color Guard starts behind the audience.  US flag to the Leaders left.


Leader:  "Please rise for the presentation of the colors.  Please remove any hats that are not a part of the uniform."
  Audience rises
   
Leader:  "Color Guard Attention!  Scout Salute!"
  Scouts, Leaders in uniform, and Veterans Salute
All other audience members place hand over heart.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, forward march."
  Color Guard marches in step toward the post, starting with the left foot.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, Halt!"
  Just before the posts (about 4-5 feet if possible)
   
Leader: "Prepare to post the colors"
  US flag crosses over to the post on the Audiences left (Leaders right).
Pack Flag does the same afterward to the audiences right (Leaders left).
They hold the flag to the post but do not set them just yet.
   
Leader: "Post the colors"
  Both color guards set the flags into the post.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, honor your colors"
  Color guard salutes
   
Leader: "Please join me in the pledge of allegiance"
 

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

   
Leader: "TWO!"
  All Salutes, and hands are brought down.
   
Leader: "About... face...... Color Guard dismissed"
  Color guard marches back to where they started.
   

 

Closing Ceremony

Leader stands in the front of the audience between the posts for the flags
Color Guard starts behind the audience.

Leader:  "Please rise for the retrieval of the colors."
  Audience rises
   
Leader:  "Color Guard Attention!
   
Leader: "Color Guard, approach"
  Color Guard marches in step toward the post, starting with the left foot.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, Halt!"
  Just before the posts (about 4-5 feet if possible)
   
Leader: "Color Guard, honor your colors"
  Color Guard Salutes the flags, and returns to attention.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, retrieve the colors."
  Scouts criss cross to retrieve their flag
Then criss cross again.  Scout with US Flag always goes first.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, dismissed"
  Color guard carries the flags back to the storage area.
   

Opening Ceremony

Leader stands in the front of the audience between the posts for the flags
Color Guard starts behind the audience.  US flag to the Leaders left.


Leader:  "Please rise for the presentation of the colors.  Please remove any hats that are not a part of the uniform."
  Audience rises
   
Leader:  "Color Guard Attention!  Scout Salute!"
  Scouts, Leaders in uniform, and Veterans Salute
All other audience members place hand over heart.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, forward march."
  Color Guard marches in step toward the post, starting with the left foot.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, Halt!"
  Just before the posts (about 4-5 feet if possible)
   
Leader: "Prepare to post the colors"
  US flag crosses over to the post on the Audiences left (Leaders right).
Pack Flag does the same afterward to the audiences right (Leaders left).
They hold the flag to the post but do not set them just yet.
   
Leader: "Post the colors"
  Both color guards set the flags into the post.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, honor your colors"
  Color guard salutes
   
Leader: "Please join me in the pledge of allegiance"
 

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

   
Leader: "TWO!"
  All Salutes, and hands are brought down.
   
Leader: "About... face...... Color Guard dismissed"
  Color guard marches back to where they started.
   

 

Closing Ceremony

Leader stands in the front of the audience between the posts for the flags
Color Guard starts behind the audience.

Leader:  "Please rise for the retrieval of the colors."
  Audience rises
   
Leader:  "Color Guard Attention!
   
Leader: "Color Guard, approach"
  Color Guard marches in step toward the post, starting with the left foot.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, Halt!"
  Just before the posts (about 4-5 feet if possible)
   
Leader: "Color Guard, honor your colors"
  Color Guard Salutes the flags, and returns to attention.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, retrieve the colors."
  Scouts criss cross to retrieve their flag
Then criss cross again.  Scout with US Flag always goes first.
   
Leader: "Color Guard, dismissed"
  Color guard carries the flags back to the storage area.
   
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