Tiger Cub Electives
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|Tiger Cub Electives may be repeated for multiple credit.|
Tiger Cub Elective Requirements
- How Do You Celebrate?: Think of a time when your family celebrated something, and then tell the den about it and how it made your feel.
- Making Decorations: Make a decoration with your family or your den. Display it or give it to someone as a gift.
- Fun and Games: With your family, play a card or board game or put a jigsaw puzzle together.
- Display a Picture: Make a frame for a family picture.
- Family Mobile: Make a family mobile.
- Song Time: Along with your adult partner, teach a song to your family or to your den and sing it together.
- Play Along!: Make a musical instrument and play it with others. The others can sing or have instruments of their own.
- Your Religious Leaders: Invite a religious leader or teacher from your place of worship to your home or to your den meeting.
- A New Friend: Help a new boy or girl get to know other people.
- Helping Hands: Along with your adult partner, help an elderly or shut-in person with a chore.
- Helping the Needy: Help collect food, clothing, or toys for needy families with your den or pack.
- A Friendly Greeting: Make at least two cards or decorations and take them to a hospital or long-term care facility.
- Using US pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, choose the correct coins to make the following amounts: 15 cents, 50 cents, 29 cents, 60 cents, 35 cents, 59 cents.
- Reading Fun: Together with your adult partner, read a short story or a magazine article.
- Our Colorful World: Mix the primary colors to make orange, green, and purple.
- Collecting and Other Hobbies: With your den, show or tell about something you like to collect OR Tell your den about a favorite hobby or activity.
- Make a Model: Make a model.
- Sew a Button: Sew a button onto fabric.
- Magic Fun: Learn a magic trick and show it to your family or den.
- Get the Word Out: With your den, make up a PSA skit to tell people about Tiger Cubs. (PSA stands for Public Service Announcement)
- The Show Must Go On: Make a puppet.
- Picnic Fun: With your family or with your den, have a picnic--outdoors or indoors.
- What Kind of Milk?: Find out what kind of milk your family drinks and why.
- Help in the Kitchen: Help the adult who is preparing the family meal to set the table and clean up afterwards.
- Snack Time: Make a snack and share it with your family or den.
- Phone Manners: With a toy phone, or a disconnected phone, practice making phone calls and answering the telephone.
- Emergency!: Talk to your adult partner about what to do if these things happened:
- The adult who is caring for you becomes ill.
- You are alone with someone who makes you feel uncomfortable.
- Smoke Detectors: With your adult partner, check the batteries in the smoke detector in your home or another building.
- Safety in the Sun: Talk with your adult partner about when you should use sunscreen. Find out whether you have any in your home and where it is kept. With your adult partner, look at a container of sunscreen and find out whether it still protects you when you are wet. Also find out how long you are protected before you have to put on more. Look for the expiration date and make sure the sunscreen is not too old.
- Plant a Seed: Plant a seed, pit, or green tops from something you have eaten.
- Learn About Animals: Learn about an animal.
- Feed the Birds: Make a bird feeder and then hang it outdoors.
- Cleanup Treasure Hunt: With your den or family, play Cleanup Treasure Hunt.
- Conservation: With your adult partner, think of a way to conserve water or electricity and do it for one week.
- Fun Outdoors: Play a game outdoors with your family or den.
- See a Performance: With your family or your den, go see a play or musical performance in your community.
- Take a Bicycle Ride: Take a bicycle ride with your adult partner.
- Bicycle Repair: Visit a bicycle repair shop.
- Go To Work: Visit the place where your adult partner or another adult works.
- Fun in the Water: Together with an adult partner, go swimming or take part in an activity in water.
- Transportation: Visit a train station, bus station, airport, or boat dock.
- Fun at the Zoo: Visit a zoo or aquarium.
- Pet Care: Visit a veterinarian or an animal groomer.
- Dairy Products: Visit a dairy, a milk-processing plant, or a cheese factory.
- Fresh Baking: Visit a bakery.
- Healthy Teeth and Gums: Visit a dentist or dental hygienist.
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Learn about what you can recycle in your community and how you can recycle at home. Learn about things that need to be recycled in special ways, such as paint and batteries.
- Go for a Ride: Take a ride on public transportation, such as a bus or train.
- Your Government: Visit a government office such as the mayor's office, the state capitol building, or a courthouse.
- Banking: Visit a bank.
| The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:|
Tiger Cub Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34713)
Related achievements, electives, or other awards
The Tiger Electives get you started on dozens of requirements for different Belt Loops and Pins!
- 2. Make a freestanding sculpture as your decoration for Cub Scout Art Pin requirement #5.
- 2. Make pet rocks to use as decorations for Cub Scout Geography Pin requirement #6.
- 3. Play a geography-based board game with your family for Cub Scout Geography Pin requirement #10.
- 5. Make a mobile is also Cub Scout Art Pin requirement #5.
- 6. Learn & teach a song in another language for Cub Scout Language and Culture Pin requirement #6.
- 6. Learn & teach a song in another language for Cub Scout Music Belt Loop requirement #2 and Pin requirement #2.
- 7. Make a musical instrument and play it for Cub Scout Music Pin requirements #1 & #3.
- 12. could be met while completing Cub Scout Mathematics Belt Loop requirement 1
- 14. could be met by completing Cub Scout Astronomy Pin requirement 8 or 9
- 14. Read a book or story about an immigrant for Cub Scout Language and Culture Pin requirement #12.
- 14. Read a book or story about a famous explorer for Cub Scout Map and Compass Pin requirement #3.
- 14. Read a book or story about a science subject for Cub Scout Science Pin requirement #12.
- 14. Read a book or story about a US swimmer for Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement #11.
- 15. (primary and secondary colors) is a part of Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirement #3.
- 16. Cub Scout Collecting Belt Loop requirements 1 & 2 and Pin requirement 1.
- 16. Make and show a rock collection for Cub Scout Geography Pin requirement #4 or fossils for Pin #9.
- 30. Plant a seeds from something you have eaten for Cub Scout Science Pin requirement #3.
- 31. Learn about an endangered animal for Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop #3.
- 35. could be met by completing any of several Cub Scout Sports Belt Loop and Pins.
- 37. Take a Bike Hike (bike ride) for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #7.
- 38. Visit a bicycle shop to learn how to fix a flat tire for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #3.
- 40. Go swimming and play a game in the water for Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop #3 and #1.
- 42. Visit a zoo for Cub Scout Science Belt Loop requirement #3
- 47. Learn and recycle for Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirement #9
- 49. Visit a government office for Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirement #5
- 50. While visiting the bank, ask how interest works for and calculate interest Cub Scout Mathematics Pin requirement II.3
- 50. While visiting the bank, ask how computers save them time and money for Cub Scout Computers Pin requirement #11.
Also see the Related Requirements for Tiger Achievements.