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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.

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