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Cub Scout Tiger Cub Rank

Tiger Cub Rank Badge
Target age group:1st grade
Created:2001
Current status:Active
Latest Requirements Revision:2001
Latest Handbook Revision:2006
Previous rank:
n/a
Next rank:
Wolf Cub Scout

The Tiger Cub Scout program is for boys who have completed Kindergarten (or are age 7). After earning the Bobcat badge, a boy may earn the Tiger Cub badge by completing 15 achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.

The new Tiger Cub first learns the Cub Scout promise, the Cub Scout sign, and the Cub Scout salute. He is then awarded his Tiger Cub immediate recognition emblem. This is a tiger paw with four strands for beads that he wears on the right pocket.

As a boy completes each part of the Tiger Cub achievements, he will be awarded either an orange (den activities), white (family activities), or black ("Go See It") bead. When the boy has earned five beads of each color, he is eligible to receive his Tiger Cub badge. The Tiger Cub badge is presented to the adult partner at the next pack meeting. In an impressive ceremony, the adult partner in turn presents the badge to the boy.

Tiger Cubs can complete Tiger Cub Electives and Belt Loops and Pins at any time.


Contents



Tiger Cub Scout requirements

To receive the Tiger Cub rank, the Tiger Cub must complete all 15 parts of the following five achievements with you, his adult partner. You will approve each part after your boy does his best to finish it and sign where it says "Akela's OK."

Remember that there are no performance requirements for a boy. Simply participating and doing one's best in the activity constitutes completion.

Making My Family Special

1F. Family Activity
Think of one chore you can do with your adult partner. Complete it together.
Character Connections - Responsibility
Know: Think about the job that you completed. What was the hardest part of doing the job? How well was the job done? What does it mean to be responsible?
Commit: Why is being responsible important? Are there jobs you can do by yourself? List other ways that you can be responsible.
Practice: Do requirement 1F.
1D. Den Activity
Make a family scrapbook.
1G. Go See It!
Go to a library, historical society, museum, old farm, or historical building or visit an older person in your community. Discover how family life was the same and how it was different many years ago.

Where I Live

2F. Family Activity
Look at a map of your community with your adult partner.
2D. Den Activity
Practice the Pledge of Allegiance with your den, and participate in a den or pack flag ceremony.
  • 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.
Character Connections - Citizenship
Know: What does it mean to be a good citizen? Why do you think we say the Pledge of Allegiance?
Commit: Is it easy to be a good citizen? Why is it important to show respect to the flag even if others around you might not?
Practice: Do requirement 2D.
2G. Go See It!
Visit a police station or a fire station. Ask someone who works there how he or she helps people in your community.

Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe

3F. Family Activity
a. With your family, plan a fire drill and then practice it in your home.
b. With your adult partner, plan what to do if you became lost or separated from your family in a strange place.
3D. Den Activity
Make a Food Guide Pyramid.
Character Connections - Health and Fitness
Know: With a family adult, have a healthy snack.
Commit: When is it difficult to eat healthy food?
Practice: What foods are best for your health and growth?
3G. Go See It!
Learn the rules of a game or sport. Then, go watch an amateur or professional game or sporting event.

How I Tell It

4F. Family Activity
At a family meal, have each family member take turns telling the others one thing that happened to him or her that day. Remember to practice being a good listener while you wait for your turn to talk.
Character Connections - Respect
Know: When talking with other family members, how do you show courtesy and respect? How do you listen respectfully? How can you interrupt people and still be respectful?
Commit: How does it feel when people listen to you with respect? List three things to remember that will help you talk respectfully with others.
Practice: Join in a family conversation. After the conversation, discuss how you and the others showed respect?
4D. Den Activity
Play "Tell It Like It Isn't"
4G. Go See It!
Visit a television station, radio station, or newspaper office. Find out how people there communicate with others.

Let's Go Outdoors

5F. Family Activity
Go outside and watch the weather.
Character Connections - Faith
Know: Discuss things about the weather that you know to be true, but you cannot see at the moment, such as is the sun still there although you only see clouds? Is the moon there, even though it is day? Can you see wind? Do you know that the rain will eventually stop? Do you have faith in other things you can't see?
Commit: What makes it difficult to believe in things you cannot see? What helps you to develop faith?
Practice: Do requirement 5F.
5D. Den Activity
With a crayon or colored pencil and a piece of paper, make a leaf rubbing.
5G. Go See It!
Take a hike with your den.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Tiger Cub Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34713)

The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


Tiger Electives

Main article: Tiger Cub Electives


Tiger Cub Immediate Recognition Emblem

Tiger Cub Scout
Immediate Recognition Emblem

Level:Tiger Cub Scout
Created:2001


Tiger Cubs are presented the Tiger Cub immediate recognition emblem when they learn the first three requirements for the Bobcat badge:

When a Tiger Cub has accomplished these tasks, he should be awarded his Tiger Cub immediate recognition emblem at the next pack meeting.

Beads

The Tiger Cub immediate recognition emblem is a tiger paw print with four strands to which beads are added as each achievement toward the Tiger Cub rank is completed:

  • White beads are for Family activities
  • Orange beads are for Den activities
  • Black beads are for Go See It! activities
  • Yellow discs (Tiger Track beads) are for every 10 electives completed (not awarded until after the Tiger Cub Badge is earned)

Worn suspended from the right pocket flap button of the uniform shirt.


Related achievements, electives, or other awards

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The Tiger Cub Scout Achievements start you on many different Belt Loops and Pins!
All registered Tiger Cubs, Wolf Cubs, Bear Cubs, and Webelos Scouts can earn Belt Loops and Pins.

1D. Make a family scrapbook
  • Art Belt Loop - Complete the Art Belt Loop at the same time: #1 List common materials, #2 Use design elements, and #3 primary and secondary color usage.
  • Art Pin - Include #2 Self-portraits, #7 Photos, #8 A collage, #9 A cover # 10 A computer illustration, and #11 Display your scrapbooks at a pack meeting.
2F. Look at a map of your community with your adult partner.
3D. Make a Food Guide Pyramid.
  • Cub Scout Physical Fitness Pin Requirement #1: Make a diagram of the Food Guide Pyramid. List foods you ate in a week and show where they fit in the pyramid.
3G. Learn the rules of a game or sport. Then, go watch an amateur or professional game or sporting event.
5F. Go outside and watch the weather.
5G. Take a hike with your den.

Also see the Related Requirements for Tiger Electives.


Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program

All registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can earn Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Belt Loops and Pins more than once.
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide #34299B, p.1 & 4 and Cub Scout Leader Book, p. 31-1.


Belt Loops & Pins tie directly to these requirements: Tiger / Electives, Wolf / Electives, Bear / Electives, and Webelos Activity Pins.


Other awards available to Tiger Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Awards resources include 18 special awards plus
40 Belt Loops & Pins for Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts,

In addition to the Cub Scout Ranks and electives, Cub Scouts may earn dozens of additional awards that exapnd upon the basic rank requriements. In addition, Cub Scouts may earn Honor awards to recognize outstanding good deeds.

The Amateur Radio Operator Rating Strip can be earned by any registered Scout (youth or adult) who has a valid amateur radio license, of any class, issued by the FCC. The FCC has no minimum age requirement for the Technician license, presuming that a boy can pass the FCC test.
The Belt Loops & Pins program is formally known as the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. This program allows a Cub Scout to explore any of 40 different areas. All registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts can earn Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Belt Loops and Pins more than once. Belt Loops & Pins tie directly to these requirements: Tiger / Electives, Wolf / Electives, Bear / Electives, and Webelos Activity Pins.
The Outdoor Activity Award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts. Boys may earn the award in each of the program years as long as the requirements are completed each year.
The Conservation Good Turn Award is an opportunity for Scout units to join with conservation or environmental organizations (federal, state, local, or private) to carry out a conservation Good Turn in their home communities. Working together in the local community, the unit and the agency plan the details and establish the date, time and location for carrying out the project. It may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Donor Awareness Patch is worn on the right pocket of the uniform as a temporary emblem. BSA has reduced their emphasis on this program, but has not discontinued it completely. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Emergency Preparedness Award has different requirements for Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and adults tailored for the abilities of each.
Interpreter Strip. Boys and adults may wear this strip if they show their knowledge of a foreign language or the sign language for the hearing impaired. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The National Summertime Award encourage packs to provide a year-round program by continuing to meet during the time periods when school is out of session for several weeks or months. Cub Scouts earn this pin by participating in three summertime pack events (one each in June, July, and August). This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The BSA's STEM/NOVA Awards program is designed to introduce and encourage further study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturers. A Scout may earn all four Nova awards. The Supernova awards are designed to inspire further study. It is recommended that you complete at least two Nova awards before starting the requirements for the Supernova award. This award may be earned by all registered Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award is designed to introduce Scouts and create an awareness of Outdoor Ethics. It may be earned by all registered Scouts.
The Pro Archer Certificate recognizes Cub Scouts for skill and knowledge in archery. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Pro Marksman certificate recognizes Cub Scouts for skill and knowledge in BB-Gun shooting. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Recruiter Strip is awarded to Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and is worn below the right pocket on the uniform. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
Religious Emblems, cloth, silver knot on purple, No. 05007, may be worn by youth or adult members who earned the knot as a youth member, above left pocket. Each faith has its own requirements for earning its emblem. A knot device may be used to indicate during which level of Scouting the award was earned. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
The Hornaday Unit Award may be earned by a Cub Scouting pack, Boy Scouting troop, Varsity Scouting team, Venturing crew or Sea Scout ship that plans and carries out at least one conservation project. This award may be earned by all registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.
TheWorld Conservation Award can be earned only once while you are in Cub Scouting (i.e. as either a Wolf, Bear, or Webelos Scout; but not by Tiger Cubs).

Honor Awards

Medal of Merit, cloth, gold and blue on tan, blue to right, No. 05025. The Medal of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed some outstanding act of service of a rare or exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.
Heroism Award, cloth, red on white twill, No. 05020. The Heroism Award may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save life at minimum risk to self.
Honor Medal, cloth, red knot on tan, No. 05010. The Honor Medal may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save life at considerable risk to self.
James E West Fellowship Award, cloth, green and gold knot on tan, No. 05026, Scout or Scouter. For a donation of $1,000 or more to a council endowment. This award may be presented to a registered Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts.


History of the Tiger Cub program

In 1982, Tiger Cubs was started as a "Pack-associated" program with Tiger Cubs being 7 years old. They wore special orange T-shirts with iron-on "badges". Beginning in 1996, when a Tiger Cub graduated to the Pack, he was presented with a "Tiger Cub BSA" strip that would be worn just below the right pocket of the blue uniform shirt:Image:TigerCubsBSApatch.jpg When the grade-based rank system was phased in in 1986, the age for beginning Tiger Cubs was lowered to First grade. In 2001, the current diamond-shaped Tiger Cub rank badge was introduced. At this time, the Tiger Cub Den was fully integrated into the pack; Tiger Cubs now wear the blue Cub Scout shirt.


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