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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 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 also complete Electives at any time.

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Tiger Scout requirements

  1. Complete each of the six required Adventures.
  2. In addition to the six required adventures listed above, complete at least one elective Adventure of your den or family's choosing.
  3. With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide.
  4. Earn the Cyber Chip award for your age.[1]

Footnotes

  1. The Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your parent or guardian if you do not have access to the internet.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Tiger Requirement Modifications, 2017 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #639155)

The text of these requirements may be locked. In that case, they 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

Academics and Sports Program

Template:Belt Loop and Pin statement

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

The Tiger Achievements get you started on a dozen requirements for different 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.


Tiger Cub Immediate Recognition Emblem

Tiger Scout requirement resources include Electives, cross references to Cub Scout Workbooks, Awards, & Den Leader Fast Tracks Den Meeting plans.
Special topics include Bobcat Badge, Uniform, Training, Pinewood Derby, and Day Camp.

Cub Scout Tiger rank badge.

Tiger Rank Badge
Target age group:1st grade
Created:2001
Current status:Active
Latest Requirements Revision:2015
Latest Handbook Revision:2015
Previous rank:
Bobcat Badge
Next rank:
Wolf Scout


The Tiger Scout program is for boys who have completed Kindergarten (or are age 7).

"The Bobcat badge is earned prior to all other ranks. If a boy joins Cub Scouting as a Wolf, Bear, or Webelos, he must earn the Bobcat badge first before receiving any other award or rank. - Advancement Policies, pp. 18-21 For Tiger through Bear ranks, if the activity is completed outside of the den meeting, the parent, adult partner, or another trusted adult should sign in the boy’s handbook, indicating the Cub Scout has done his best to complete the requirement. The den leader then approves that requirement after consultation with the family or the boy to confirm completion. If the requirement is completed in a den meeting, the den leader signs in both places. Den leaders may, however, ask an assistant or parent who helps at meetings to play the role of “Akela” and assist with the approvals. For Webelos and Arrow of Light ranks, the den leader signs for approval of all requirements, unless the den leader delegates this responsibility.

Tigers can complete Tiger Scout Adventures at any time. The Tiger Scout uniform has six parts.

“A boy on joining wants to begin Scouting right away.”
Robert Baden-Powell



Tiger Scout requirements

  1. Complete each of the six required Adventures.
  2. In addition to the six required adventures listed above, complete at least one elective Adventure of your den or family's choosing.
  3. With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide.
  4. Earn the Cyber Chip award for your age.[1]

Footnotes

  1. The Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your parent or guardian if you do not have access to the internet.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Tiger Requirement Modifications, 2017 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #639155)

The text of these requirements may be locked. In that case, they can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.

Key Rules for Tiger Scouts

Tiger Scouts
See the Age-Appropriate Guidelines for much more.


Tiger Adventures


Other awards available to Tiger Scouts

Shortcut:
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See also: Cub Scout Awards
Honor Awards

List of all Scouting Awards


History of the Tiger 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. In 2007, the Tiger Cub Den was fully integrated into the pack; Tiger Cubs now wear the blue Cub Scout shirt. In 2015, "Tiger Cub" was renamed "Tiger" with a new image and program requirements. The individual rank parts now receive a belt loop for the immediate reward, with the actual rank presentation occurring at a Court of Honor.


Tiger Scout Expenses

In one weekend of Popcorn sales or other Fundraising, a Cub Scout can earn enough in his Individual Account for a year of adventures!


Tiger Den Leader Resources

Cub Scout Leader portal

MeritBadge.Org is your online Scouting University with everything from Getting Started to Bridging.

  • Nameplates - Official BSA Name plates for your uniforms.

See the Cub Scout Leader Resources for the Pack Organization Chart and much more.


Related Pages

Tiger Scout Handbook


Cub Scout Resources
New Leader Brochures: Tiger Wolf/Bear Webelos Cubmaster
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform
Online Training: New Leader Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat
Safety Guides: Guide to Safe Scouting Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat Climb On Safely
Other: Permission Slip Local Tour Permit National Tour Permit Fundraising
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record 34605 Age-Appropriate Guidelines More forms…


Cub Scout Adventures
Lion Adventures (stickers)
Required: Animal KindgomFun on the RunKing of the JungleLion's HonorMountain Lion
Optional: Build It Up, Knock It DownGizmos and GadgetsI'll Do It MyselfOn Your MarkPick My PathReady, Set, GrowRumble in the Jungle
Tiger Adventure Loops
Required: My Tiger JungleGames Tigers PlayTiger Circles: Duty to GodTeam TigerTiger BitesTigers in the Wild
Elective: Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries Earning Your Stripes Family Stories Floats and Boats Good Knights Rolling Tigers Sky is the Limit Stories in Shapes Tiger-iffic! Tiger: Safe and Smart Tiger Tag Tiger Tales Tiger Theater
Wolf Adventure Loops
Required: Call of the WildCouncil Fire (Duty to Country)Duty to God FootstepsHowling at the Moon Paws on the Path Running with the Pack
Elective: Adventures in Coins Air of the Wolf Code of the Wolf Collections and Hobbies Cubs Who Care Digging in the Past Finding Your Way Germs Alive! Grow Something Hometown Heroes Motor Away Paws of Skill Spirit of the Water
Bear Adventure Loops
Required: Bear ClawsBear NecessitiesFellowship and Duty to GodFur, Feathers, and Ferns Baloo the BuilderPaws for Action (Duty to Country)
Elective: Grin and Bear It A Bear Goes Fishing Bear Picnic Basket Beat of the Drum Critter Care Forensics Make It Move Marble Madness Roaring Laughter Robotics Salmon Run Super Science A World of Sound
Webelos/Arrow of Light Adventure Pins
Webelos required: Cast Iron Chef Duty to God and You First Responder Stronger Webelos Walkabout
Webelos/AOL elective: Adventures in ScienceAquanautArt ExplosionAware and CareBuild ItBuild My Own HeroCastawayEarth Rocks!EngineerFix ItGame DesignInto the WildInto the WoodsLooking Back, Looking ForwardMaestro!MoviemakingProject FamilySportsman
AOL required: Building a Better World Duty to God in Action Outdoorsman Scouting Adventure



Tiger Cub Den Leader Resources


History

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 surrent 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.


Cub Scout Resources
New Leader Brochures: Tiger Wolf/Bear Webelos Cubmaster
Applications & Reports: Youth Application Adult Leader Application Advancement Report Uniform
Online Training: New Leader Youth Protection Training Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat
Safety Guides: Guide to Safe Scouting Safe Swim Defense Safety Afloat Climb On Safely
Other: Permission Slip Local Tour Permit National Tour Permit Fundraising
Medical Exam Forms: Annual Health and Medical Record 34605 Age-Appropriate Guidelines More forms…


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