To progress to a camouflage belt has a lot of significance. Q-tip is no longer a beginner, he will be interacting with the higher ranks now. This is very exciting.
"The sapling is hidden amongst the taller pines and must now fight its way upward."
The student begins to realize his/her place in the world's largest martial art. The student must now begin to spar in order to promote in rank. -ATA website
This time it was Daddy's turn to tie on Q-tips new belt. Off with the old...
On with the new!