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<center><big>[[Tiger Cub Scout|Tiger]] [[Cub Scout]] requirement resources include [[Tiger Cub Electives|Electives]], cross references to<br> [[Belt Loops & Pins]], [[Cub Scout Workbooks]], [[Cub Scout Awards|Awards]], & [[Den Leader]] [[Fast Tracks]] [[Den Meeting]] plans. <br> Special topics include [[Bobcat Badge]], [[Uniform]], [[Fast Start Training|Training]], [[Pinewood Derby]], and [[Cub Scout Day Camp|Day Camp]]. </big></center><br>
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|handbook_revision= 2006
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|previous = [[Bobcat Badge]]
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The '''{{PAGENAME}}''' 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 '''{{PAGENAME}}''' 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.
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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.
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Each month Tiger Cubs generally have at least two [[den meetings]], a [[pack meeting]], and a "Go See It" [[den meeting]] outing.
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The program section of the Tiger Cub [[den meeting]] is usually divided into three parts, corresponding to the [[Tiger Cub Motto]]:
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* '''Share'''. Each boy shares something that he's done since the last meeting.
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* '''Search'''. Leaders and [[Den Chiefs]] will discuss the next Go See It outing. This activity could fulfill one of the achievement requirements or one of the elective requirements, or it could relate to the [[monthly theme]].
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* '''Discover'''. During Discover time, the den leader may introduce the monthly theme and talk about what the den will be doing for the pack meeting. Then the boys will play games, have activities, take part in outdoor activities, or work on advancement requirements.
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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.
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''"The [[Bobcat badge]] is earned prior to all other ranks. If a boy joins [[Cub Scout Leader Portal|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
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Tiger Cubs can complete [[Tiger Cub Electives]] and [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]] at any time.
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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.
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Tiger Cubs can complete [[Tiger Cub Electives]] and [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]] at any time. [[uniform|The {{PAGENAME}} uniform has six parts]].
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{{quote-source|“A boy on joining wants to begin Scouting right away.”|[[Robert Baden-Powell]]}}
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==Key Rules for Tiger Cub Scouts==
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;Tiger Cub Scouts:
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*Must earn their [[Bobcat]] before they work on any other award.
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*Must always be accompanied by their [[Adult Partner]].
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*Can attend [[Day Camp]] (with their [[Adult Partner]]).
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*Can earn [[Belt Loops and Pins]] (once the have earned [[Bobcat]].
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*Can attend [[Cub Scout Resident Camp]] (with their [[Adult Partner]]).
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*CANNOT use knives, saws, or axes.
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*CANNOT cook outdoors.
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:''See the [[Age-Appropriate Guidelines]] for much more.
== Tiger Electives ==
== Tiger Electives ==
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==Related achievements, electives, or other awards==
==Related achievements, electives, or other awards==
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{{Shortcut|[[TBL]]}} '''The {{PAGENAME}} Achievements start you on many different [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]]!'''<br>''All registered [[Tiger Cub Scout|Tiger Cubs]], [[Wolf Cub Scout|Wolf Cubs]], [[Bear Cub Scout|Bear Cubs]], and [[Webelos Scouts]] can earn [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]].
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'''The {{PAGENAME}} Achievements start you on many different [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]]!'''<br>''All registered [[Tiger Cub Scout|Tiger Cubs]], [[Wolf Cub Scout|Wolf Cubs]], [[Bear Cub Scout|Bear Cubs]], and [[Webelos Scouts]] can earn [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]].
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;1D. Make a family scrapbook
;1D. Make a family scrapbook
*[[Cub Scout Art#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Art Belt Loop]] - Complete the [[Cub Scout Art#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Art Belt Loop]] at the same time: #1 List common materials, #2 Use design elements, and #3 primary and secondary color usage.
*[[Cub Scout Art#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Art Belt Loop]] - Complete the [[Cub Scout Art#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Art Belt Loop]] at the same time: #1 List common materials, #2 Use design elements, and #3 primary and secondary color usage.
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*[[Cub_Scout_Art#Academics_Pin_Requirements|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.
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*[[Cub_Scout_Art#Academics_Pin_Requirements|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]].
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;2D [[Flag Ceremonies]]
;2F. Look at a map of your community with your adult partner.
;2F. Look at a map of your community with your adult partner.
*[[Cub Scout Map and Compass]] #1 Orient a map... #3 Draw a map of your neighborhood...
*[[Cub Scout Map and Compass]] #1 Orient a map... #3 Draw a map of your neighborhood...
*[[Cub Scout Geography#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Geography Belt Loop]] - #1 Draw a map of your neighborhood, #2 learn it's geography, and #3 Use a globe.
*[[Cub Scout Geography#Belt_Loop_Requirements|Geography Belt Loop]] - #1 Draw a map of your neighborhood, #2 learn it's geography, and #3 Use a globe.
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;3D. Make a Food Guide Pyramid.
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*[http://maps.google.com/ Google Maps] - Make and save a map of your community - [http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&lr=lang_en&safe=off&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=100904238158874958439.000447512fd3541c8ad97 Sample Google Map Made By A Scout]
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*[[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.
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;3D. Make a [[Food Pyramid|Food Guide Pyramid]].
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*[[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] Pin Requirement #1: Make a diagram of the Food Guide [[Food Pyramid|Pyramid]]. List foods you ate in a week and show where they fit in the [[Food Pyramid|pyramid]].
;3G. Learn the rules of a game or sport. Then, go watch an amateur or professional game or sporting event.
;3G. Learn the rules of a game or sport. Then, go watch an amateur or professional game or sporting event.
*[[Cub Scout Baseball]] Belt Loop Requirement #1 & Pin Requirement #10
*[[Cub Scout Baseball]] Belt Loop Requirement #1 & Pin Requirement #10
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;5F. Go outside and watch the weather.
;5F. Go outside and watch the weather.
*[[Cub Scout Weather]] Belt Loop Requirement #2
*[[Cub Scout Weather]] Belt Loop Requirement #2
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;5D Go outside to make a leaf rubbing.
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*[[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]]
;5G. Take a hike with your den.
;5G. Take a hike with your den.
*[[Cub Scout Map and Compass]] Beltloop - Use a map and compass as you take your hike.
*[[Cub Scout Map and Compass]] Beltloop - Use a map and compass as you take your hike.
*Hike at a nature center state or national park for [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Pin #1 or #8.
*Hike at a nature center state or national park for [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Pin #1 or #8.
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*[[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]]
''Also see the [[Tiger_Cub_Electives#Related_achievements.2C_electives.2C_or_other_awards|Related Requirements for Tiger Electives]].
''Also see the [[Tiger_Cub_Electives#Related_achievements.2C_electives.2C_or_other_awards|Related Requirements for Tiger Electives]].
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== Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program==
== Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program==
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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]]
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.
When the grade-based rank system was phased in in 1986, the age for beginning Tiger Cubs was lowered to First grade.
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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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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.
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=={{PAGENAME}} Expenses==
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{{Cub Scout Expenses}}
== Tiger Cub Den Leader Resources ==
== Tiger Cub Den Leader Resources ==
{{Cub Scout Leader portal}}
{{Cub Scout Leader portal}}
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* [[Tiger Cub Den Leader]]
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{{Cub Scout Leader See Also}}
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**[[Tiger Cub Den Leader Award]]
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33221-34-13.pdf Tiger Cub Den Meeting Programs]
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* [[Assistant Cub Scout Den Leader]]
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33221-34-17.pdf Tiger Cub Den Record]
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* [[Den Chief]] - a [[Boy Scout]] who assists a [[Cub Scout Den Leader]] or a [[Webelos Den Leader]].
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33221-34-18.pdf Tiger Cub Attendance & Dues]
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* [[Denner]] - a [[Cub Scout]] or [[Webelos Scout]] who is elected to be the temporary youth leader of his den or patrol.
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33221-34-23.pdf Tiger Cub Den Advancement Report]
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* [[Cub Scout Pack Organization Chart]]
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/33221-34-27.pdf Individual Tiger Cub Record]
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==Related Pages==
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[[Tiger Cub Scout Handbook]]
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*[[Fast Tracks for Tiger Cub Scouts]]: a BSA-produced den meeting plan
 
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Revision as of 00:29, January 3, 2011

Tiger Cub Scout requirement resources include Electives, cross references to
Belt Loops & Pins, 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 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:
Bobcat Badge
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.

Contents

Each month Tiger Cubs generally have at least two den meetings, a pack meeting, and a "Go See It" den meeting outing. The program section of the Tiger Cub den meeting is usually divided into three parts, corresponding to the Tiger Cub Motto:

  • Share. Each boy shares something that he's done since the last meeting.
  • Search. Leaders and Den Chiefs will discuss the next Go See It outing. This activity could fulfill one of the achievement requirements or one of the elective requirements, or it could relate to the monthly theme.
  • Discover. During Discover time, the den leader may introduce the monthly theme and talk about what the den will be doing for the pack meeting. Then the boys will play games, have activities, take part in outdoor activities, or work on advancement requirements.

"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

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. The Tiger Cub Scout uniform has six parts.

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



Tiger Cub Scout requirements

2014-2015 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.

2015-2016 Requirements

These requirements should be used after 01 June 2015.

  1. Complete each of the following Tiger required adventures with your 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 your den or family's choosing.
  3. With your 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 your age.*

*If your family does not have Internet access at home AND you do not have ready Internet access at school or another public place or via a mobile device, the Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your parent or adult partner.

Tiger Adventure: Backyard Jungle

  1. Take a 1-foot hike. Make a list of the living things you find on your 1-foot hike.
  2. Point out two different kinds of birds that live in your area.
  3. Be helpful to plants and animals by planting a tree or other plant in your neighborhood.
  4. Build and hang a birdhouse.
  5. With your adult partner, go on a walk, and pick out two sounds you hear in your "jungle."

Tiger Adventure: Games Tigers Play

  1. Do the following:
    a. Play two initiative or team-building games with the members of your den.
    b. Listen carefully to your leader while the rules are being explained, and follow directions when playing.
    c. At the end of the game, talk with the leader about what you learned when you played the game. Tell how you helped the den by playing your part.
  2. Make up a game with the members of your den.
  3. Make up a new game, and play it with your family or members of your den or pack.
  4. While at a sporting event, ask a participant why he or she thinks it is important to be active.
  5. Bring a nutritious snack to a den meeting. Share why you picked it and what makes it a good snack choice.

Tiger Adventure: My Family's Duty to God

Complete requirement 1 and at least two from requirements 2-4.

  1. With your adult partner, find out what duty to God means to your family.
  2. Find out what makes each member of your family special.
  3. With your family, make a project that shows your family's beliefs about God.
  4. Participate in a worship experience or activity with your family.

Tiger Adventure: Team Tiger

  1. List the different teams of which you are a part.
  2. With your den, make a den job chart that shows everyone doing something to help. As one of the den jobs, lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a den meeting.
  3. Pick two chores you will do at home once a week for a month.
  4. Make a chart to show three ways that members of your Tiger team are different from each other.
  5. Do an activity to help your community or neighborhood team.

Tiger Adventure: Tiger Bites

  1. Identify three good food choices and three foods that would not be good choices.
  2. Show that you know the difference between a fruit and a vegetable. Eat one of each.
  3. With your adult partner, pick a job to help your family at mealtime. Do it every day for one week.
  4. Show you can keep yourself and your personal area clean.
  5. Talk with your adult partner about what foods you can eat with your fingers. Practice your manners when eating them.
  6. With your adult partner, plan and make a good snack choice or other nutritious food to share with your den.

Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild

  1. With your adult partner, name and collect the Cub scout Six Essentials you need for a hike. Tell your den leader what you would need to add to your list if it rains.
  2. Go for a short hike with your den or family, and carry your own gear Show you know how to get ready for this hike.
  3. Do the following:
    a. Listen while your leader reads the Outdoor Code. Talk about how you can be clean in your outdoor manners.
    b. Listen while your leader reads the Leave No Trace Principles for Kids. Discuss why you should "Trash Your Trash."
    c. Apply the Outdoor code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids on your Tiger den and pack outings. After one outing, share what you did to demonstrate the principles you discussed.
  4. While on the hike, find three different kinds of plants, animals, or signs that animals have been on the trail. List what you saw in your Tiger handbook.
  5. Participate in an outdoor pack meeting or pack campout campfire. Sing a song and act out a skit with your Tiger den as part of the program.
  6. Find two different trees and two different types of plants that grow in your area. Write their names in your Tiger handbook.
  7. Visit a nearby nature center, zoo, or another outside place with your family or den. Learn more about two animals, and write down two interesting things about them in your Tiger handbook.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Curiosity, Intrigue, and Magical Mysteries

  1. Learn a magic trick. Practice your magic trick so you can perform it in front of an audience.
  2. Create an invitation to a magic show.
  3. With your den or with your family, put on a magic show for an audience.
  4. Create a secret code.
  5. With the other Scouts in your den or with your family, crack a code that you did not create.
  6. Spell your name using sign language, and spell your name in Braille.
  7. With the help of your adult partner, conduct a science demonstration that shows how magic works.
  8. Share what you learned from your science demonstration.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Earning Your Stripes

  1. Bring in and share with your den five items that are the color orange.
  2. Demonstrate loyalty over the next week at school or in your community. Share at your next den meeting how you were loyal to others.
  3. With your adult partner, decide on one new task you can do to help your family, and do it.
  4. Talk with your den and adult partner about polite language. Include a discussion about the use of “please,” “thank you,” “you’re welcome,” “excuse me,” “yes, sir,” “no, ma’am,” and last names. Learn how to shake hands properly and introduce yourself.
  5. Play a game with your den. Then discuss how your den played politely.
  6. With your adult partner and den, work on a service project for your pack’s meeting place or chartered organization.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Family Stories

  1. Discuss with your adult partner and/or family where your family originated. Discuss their history, traditions, and culture—your family heritage. Share a story or bring something to share with your den about yourself and your family.
  2. Make a family crest.
  3. Visit your public library to find out information about your heritage.
  4. Interview one of your grandparents or another family elder, and share with your den what you found.
  5. Make a family tree.
  6. Share with your den how you got your name.
  7. Share with your den your favorite snack or dessert that reflects your cultural heritage.
  8. Learn where your family came from, and locate it on a map. Share this information with your den. With the help of your adult partner, locate and write to a pen pal from that location. Tiger Electives

Tiger Elective Adventure: Floats and Boats

  1. Identify five different types of boats.
  2. Build a boat from recycled materials, and float it on the water.
  3. With your den, say the SCOUT water safety chant.
  4. Play the buddy game with your den.
  5. Show that you can put on and fasten a life jacket the correct way.
  6. Show how to safely help someone who needs assistance in the water, without having to enter the water yourself.
  7. Show how to enter the water safely, blow your breath out under the water, and do a

prone glide.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Good Knights

  1. Do the following:
    a. With your den or adult partner, say the Scout Law. Explain to your den one of the 12 points of the law and why you think a knight would have the same behavior.
    b. If you have not already done so, make a code of conduct with your den that will describe how each person should act when you are all together. If your den has a code of conduct, discuss with your den the updates it might need to help den members become more chivalrous. Vote on which actions should go in your den code of conduct.
  2. Create a den shield and a personal shield.
  3. Using recycled materials, design and build a small castle with your adult partner to display at the pack meeting.
  4. Think of one physical challenge that could be part of an obstacle course. Then help your den design a Tiger knight obstacle course. With your adult partner, participate in the course.
  5. Participate in a service project.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Rolling Tigers

  1. With your den or adult partner, discuss two different types of bicycles and their uses.
  2. With your den or adult partner, try on safety gear you should use while riding your bike. Show how to wear a bicycle helmet properly.
  3. With your den or adult partner, learn and demonstrate safety tips to follow when riding your bicycle.
  4. Learn and demonstrate proper hand signals.
  5. With your den or adult partner, do a safety check on your bicycle.
  6. With your den or family, go on a bicycle hike wearing your safety equipment. Follow the bicycling safety and traffic laws.
  7. Learn about a famous bicycle race or famous cyclist. Share what you learn with your den.
  8. Visit your local or state police department to learn about bicycle-riding laws.
  9. Identify two jobs that use bicycles.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Sky Is the Limit

  1. With your den or adult partner, go outside to observe the night sky. Talk about objects you see or might see.
  2. Look at a distant object through a telescope or binoculars. Show how to focus the device you chose.
  3. Observe in the sky or select from a book or chart two constellations that are easy to see in the night sky. With your adult partner, find out the names of the stars that make up the constellation and how the constellation got its name. Share what you found with your den.
  4. Create and name your own constellation. Share your constellation with your den.
  5. Create a homemade constellation.
  6. Find out about two different jobs related to astronomy. Share this information with your den.
  7. Find out about two astronauts who were Scouts when they were younger. Share what you learned with your den.
  8. With your den or family, visit a planetarium, observatory, science museum, astronomy club, or college or high school astronomy teacher. Before you go, write down questions you might want to ask. Share what you learned with your family.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Stories in Shapes

  1. Visit an art gallery or a museum, explore an art website, or visit your library. Do each of the following:
    a. Look at pictures of some abstract art with your den or family. Decide what you like about the art, and share your ideas with the other Tigers.
    b. Create an art piece.
  2. Do the following:
    a. Draw or create an art piece using shapes.
    b. Use tangrams to create shapes.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Tiger-iffic!

Complete 1–3 and one from 4–6.

  1. Play at least two different games by yourself; one may be a video game.
  2. Play a board game or another inside game with one or more members of your den.
  3. Play a problem-solving game with your den.
  4. With your parent’s or guardian’s permission:

a. Play a video game with family members in a family tournament. b. List at least three tips that would help someone who was learning how to play your favorite video game. c. Play an appropriate video game with a friend for 30 minutes.

  1. With other members of your den, invent a game, OR change the rules of a game you know, and play the game.
  2. Play a team game with your den.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Tiger: Safe and Smart

  1. Do the following:
    a. Memorize your address, and say it to your den leader or adult partner.
    b. Memorize an emergency contact’s phone number, and say it to your den leader or adult partner.
    c. Take the 911 safety quiz.
  2. Do the following:
    a. Show you can “Stop, Drop, and Roll.”
    b. Show you know how to safely roll someone else in a blanket to put out a fire.
  3. Make a fire escape map with your adult partner.
  4. Explain your map, and try a practice fire drill at home.
  5. Find the smoke detectors in your home. With the help of your adult partner, check the batteries.
  6. Visit an emergency responder station, or have an emergency responder visit you.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Tiger Tag

  1. Choose one active game you like, and tell your den about it.
  2. Do the following:
    a. Play two relay games with your den and your adult partner.
    b. Tell your partner or the other Tigers what you liked best about each game.
    c. Have your den choose a relay game that everyone would like to play, and play it several times.
  3. With your adult partner, select an active outside game that you could play with the members of your den. Talk about your game at the den meeting. With your den, decide on a game to play.
  4. Play the game that your den has chosen. After the game, discuss with your den leader the meaning of being a good sport.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Tiger Tales

  1. Create a tall tale with your den.
  2. Create your own tall tale. Share your tall tale with your den.
  3. Read a tall tale with your adult partner.
  4. Create a piece of art from a scene in the tall tale you have read, using your choice of materials. Share it with your den.
  5. Play a game from the past.
  6. Sing two folk songs.
  7. Visit a historical museum or landmark with your adult partner.

Tiger Elective Adventure: Tiger Theater

  1. With your den, discuss the following types of theater: puppet shows, reader’s theater, and pantomime.
  2. As a den, play a game of one-word charades with your adult partners.
  3. Make a puppet to show your den or display at a pack meeting.
  4. Perform a simple reader’s theater. Make a mask afterward to show what your character looks like.
  5. Watch a play or attend a story time at a library.


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

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Key Rules for Tiger Cub Scouts

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

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

Shortcut:
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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.
2D Flag Ceremonies
2F. Look at a map of your community with your adult partner.
3D. Make a Food Guide 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.
5D Go outside to make a leaf rubbing.
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

Shortcut:
TA
See also: Cub Scout Awards
Honor Awards

List of all Scouting Awards


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. In 2007, the Tiger Cub Den was fully integrated into the pack; Tiger Cubs now wear the blue Cub Scout shirt.

Tiger Cub 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 Cub 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 Cub 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…


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