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Cub Scout Pack 943
(Pleasanton, California)
 
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Rank Advancement


Recognition is important to young boys. The Cub Scout advancement plan provides fun for the boys, gives them a sense of personal achievement as they earn badges, and strengthens family understanding as adult family members work with boys on advancement projects.


BOBCAT

New Cub Scout

 

The Bobcat rank is the beginning rank for all boys who are new to Cub Scouts, regardless of grade or age.  The Bobcat requirements serve to orient a new Scout to the ideals and symbols of Scouting.  To earn the Bobcat rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Learn and say the Scout Oath, with help if needed
2. Learn and say the Scout Law, with help if needed
3. Show the Cub Scout sign.  Tell what it means
4. Show the Cub Scout handshake.  Tell what it means.

See attachment section below for handout


LION Scouts - NEW Lion Pilot Program

Kindergartner Den


 
 

The Lion rank is an introduction to Cub Scouting for boys starting Kindergarten.  To earn the Lion rank emblem, a boy must complete:

1. Lion's Honor adventure
2. Fun on the Run adventure
3. Animal Kingdom adventure
4. Mountain Lion adventure
5. King of the Jungle adventure

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure sticker (not an adventure loop).  When a boy has completed all 5 adventures, he has earned his LIon rank emblem.  Boys advance to the next rank on June 1st.

Visit 
http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/Lion_FAQs.pdf for more info.

 

TIGER Scouts

1st Grade Den


 

 

The Tiger rank is for boys who have finished kindergarten (or who are 7 years old).  To earn the Tiger rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Complete each of the following Tiger required adventures with his den or family:
a. Backyard Jungle
b. Games Tigers Play
c. My Family’s Duty to God
d. Team Tiger
e. Tiger Bites
f.  Tigers in the Wild

2. Complete one Tiger elective adventure of his den or family’s choosing.

3. With his parent or adult partner, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for
his age.

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure loop and an adventure pocket certificate.  Adventure loops are designed to be worn on the Cub Scout belt.  When a boy has completed all 7 adventures, he has earned his Tiger rank emblem.  Boys can continue to complete Tiger elective adventures to earn adventure loops until the end of the program year on May 31st.  Boys advance to the next rank on June 1st.



WOLF Scouts

2nd Grade Den


 


The Wolf rank is for boys who have finished first grade (or who are 8 years old). To earn the Wolf rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Complete each of the following Wolf required adventures with his den or family:
a. Call of the Wild
b. Council Fire
c. Duty to God Footsteps
d. Howling at the Moon
e. Paws on the Path
f.  Running With the Pack

2. Complete one Wolf elective adventure of his den or family’s choosing.

3. With his parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for his age.

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure loop and an adventure pocket certificate.  Adventure loops are designed to be worn on the Cub Scout belt.  When a boy has completed all 7 adventures, he has earned his Wolf rank emblem.  Boys can continue to complete Wolf elective adventures to earn adventure loops until the end of the program year on May 31st.  Boys advance to the next rank on June 1st.



BEAR Scouts

3rd Grade Den

 

The Bear rank is for boys who have finished second grade (or who are 9 years old).  To earn the Bear rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Complete each of the following Bear required adventures with his den or family:
a. Bear Claws
b. Bear Necessities
c. Fellowship and Duty to God
d. Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
e. Grin and Bear It
f. Paws for Action

2. Complete one Bear elective adventure of his den or family’s choosing.

3. With his parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for his age.

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure loop and an adventure pocket certificate.  Adventure loops are designed to be worn on the Cub Scout belt.  When a boy has completed all 7 adventures, he has earned his Bear rank emblem.  Boys can continue to complete Bear elective adventures to earn adventure loops until the end of the program year on May 31st.  Boys advance to the next rank on June 1st.



Webelos Scouts

4th Grade Den

 

Boys are in a Webelos Scouts den for 2 program years.  The first year they work on their Webelos rank requirements.  The second year they work on their Arrow of Light rank requirements and crossover to Boy Scouts.

The Webelos rank is for boys who have finished third grade (or who are 10 years old).  To earn the Webelos rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Be an active member of his Webelos den for three months. (Being active means having good attendance, paying his den dues, and working on den projects.)

2. Complete each of the following Webelos required adventures with his den or family:
a. Cast Iron Chef
b. Duty to God and You
b. First Responder
c. Stronger, Faster, Higher
d. Webelos Walkabout

3. Complete two Webelos and Arrow of Light elective adventures of his den or family’s choosing.

4. With his parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for his age.

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure pin and an adventure pocket certificate.  Adventure pins are designed to be worn on the Webelos colors or on the front of the Webelos cap.  When a boy has completed all 7 adventures, he has earned his Webelos rank emblem.  Boys can continue to complete Webelos and Arrow of Light elective adventures to earn adventure pins until the end of the program year on May 31st.  Boys advance to the next rank on June 1st.



Webelos II Scouts

5th Grade Den

 
Boys are in a Webelos Scouts den for 2 program years.  The first year they work on their Webelos rank requirements.  The second year they work on their Arrow of Light rank requirements and crossover to Boy Scouts.

The Arrow of Light rank is for boys who have finished fourth grade (or who are 11 years old).  To earn the Arrow of Light rank emblem, a boy must:

1. Be active in his Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old. (Being active means having good attendance, paying his den dues, and working on den projects.)

2. Complete each of the following Arrow of Light required adventures with his den or family:
a. Building a Better World
b. Camper
c. Duty to God in Action
d. Scouting Adventure

3. Complete three Webelos and Arrow of Light elective adventures of his den or family’s choosing.

4. With his parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for his age.

As a boy completes the requirements for each adventure he earns an adventure pin and an adventure pocket certificate.  Adventure pins are designed to be worn on the Webelos colors or on the front of the Webelos cap.  When a boy has completed all 7 adventures, he has earned his Arrow of Light rank emblem.  Boys can continue to complete Webelos and Arrow of Light elective adventures to earn adventure pins until they crossover to Boy Scouts.  Boys typically crossover to a Boy Scout troop as a den some time before the end of the program year on May 31st.


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