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The '''{{PAGENAME}}''' program is for boys who have completed first grade (or are age 8). After earning the [[Bobcat badge]], a boy may earn the Wolf badge by completing 12 achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.
The '''{{PAGENAME}}''' program is for boys who have completed first grade (or are age 8). After earning the [[Bobcat badge]], a boy may earn the Wolf badge by completing 12 achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.
Often, [[den meeting]] activities enable the {{PAGENAME}}s to complete requirements toward an award or rank. The [[den leader]] can initial the requirement in the boys' handbooks, but it must also be signed by a parent or guardian to indicate the requirement has been completed. The [[Den Chief]] helps lead the meetings. The [[Denner]]s and Assistant Den Leaders lead Opening and Closing [[flag ceremonies]] and help with setup and cleanup.
Often, [[den meeting]] activities enable the {{PAGENAME}}s to complete requirements toward an award or rank. The [[den leader]] can initial the requirement in the boys' handbooks, but it must also be signed by a parent or guardian to indicate the requirement has been completed. The [[Den Chief]] helps lead the meetings. The [[Denner]]s and Assistant Den Leaders lead Opening and Closing [[flag ceremonies]] and help with setup and cleanup.
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Wolf Cub Scouts can complete [[Wolf Electives]] and [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]] at any time.
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After he has earned the Wolf badge, a boy is encouraged to work on any of the 100 [[Wolf Electives]] projects. When he completes 10 elective projects, he earns a Gold Arrow Point to wear under the Wolf badge. For each additional 10 elective projects completed, he earns a Silver Arrow Point.
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Wolf Cub Scouts can complete and repeat [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program|Belt Loops and Pins]] at any time.
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{{Shortcut|[[WBL]]}} '''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]].
{{Shortcut|[[WBL]]}} '''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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;1. Feats Of Skill
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;1. Feats Of Skill can be done at a [[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]] event.
*1a. Play catch is a part of [[Cub Scout Baseball]] Loop requirement #2.
*1a. Play catch is a part of [[Cub Scout Baseball]] Loop requirement #2.
*1a. Play catch is a part of [[Cub Scout Softball]] Loop requirement #2.
*1a. Play catch is a part of [[Cub Scout Softball]] Loop requirement #2.
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*1j. Basketball passes are a part of [[Cub Scout Basketball]] Loop requirement
*1j. Basketball passes are a part of [[Cub Scout Basketball]] Loop requirement
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;2. [[Flag Ceremonies]]
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;2. See [[Flag Ceremonies]] and [[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]].
;3. Keep Your Body Healthy
;3. Keep Your Body Healthy
*3a. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] Belt Loop requirement #3 & Pin #3 & 6.
*3a. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] Belt Loop requirement #3 & Pin #3 & 6.
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;4. Know Your Home And Community
;4. Know Your Home And Community
*4e. Household jobs - See [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Belt Loop #1]]
*4e. Household jobs - See [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Belt Loop #1]]
*4f. Visit an important place... [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Pin #5, #6, #7, or #10]]
*4f. Visit an important place... [[Cub Scout Citizenship|Citizenship Pin #5, #6, #7, or #10]]
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*5. Tools for Fixing and Building - use tools to build a [[Pinewood Derby]] car, Space Deby Rockter, etc.
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*5. Tools for Fixing and Building - use tools to build a [[Pinewood Derby]] car, [[Space Derby]] Rocket, etc.
;6. Start A Collection
;6. Start A Collection
*6b. Make a collection... See [[Cub Scout Collecting|Collecting Belt Loop #1]] & , [[Cub Scout Geology|Geology Belt Loop #2]]
*6b. Make a collection... See [[Cub Scout Collecting|Collecting Belt Loop #1]] & , [[Cub Scout Geology|Geology Belt Loop #2]]
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*7b. Protecting natural resources - see [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Loop requirement #1.
*7b. Protecting natural resources - see [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Loop requirement #1.
*7d. Service project - Clean up litter - see [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Pin requirement #9.
*7d. Service project - Clean up litter - see [[Cub Scout Wildlife Conservation]] Pin requirement #9.
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;8. Cooking And Eating
;8. Cooking And Eating
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*8a. Food Pyramid could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] Pin requirement 1
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{{Cooking Links}}
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*8a. [[Food Pyramid]] could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Physical Fitness]] Pin requirement 1
*8c. & 8d. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Heritages]] Pin requirement #9
*8c. & 8d. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Heritages]] Pin requirement #9
;9. Be Safe At Home And On The Street
;9. Be Safe At Home And On The Street
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*9e. Bike safety is the same as [[Cub Scout Bicycling]] Belt Loop requirement #1.
*9e. Bike safety is the same as [[Cub Scout Bicycling]] Belt Loop requirement #1.
;10. Family Fun
;10. Family Fun
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*10d. Read a book or Boys' Life magazine... See[[Cub Scout Communicating|Communicating Pin #5]]
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*10c. Can be done as a part of a [[Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award]] related event.
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*10e. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program... See[[Cub Scout Astronomy|Astronomy Pin #6]], [[Cub Scout Chess|Chess Belt Loop #3, Chess Pin #5]]
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*10d. Read a book or Boys' Life magazine... See [[Cub Scout Communicating|Communicating Pin #5]]
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*10e. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program... See [[Cub Scout Astronomy|Astronomy Pin #6]], [[Cub Scout Chess|Chess Belt Loop #3, Chess Pin #5]]
*10f. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Astronomy]] Pin Requirement 6
*10f. could be met while completing [[Cub Scout Astronomy]] Pin Requirement 6
:10f. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with your family. [[Cub Scout Astronomy|Astronomy]] Pin #6, [[Cub Scout Chess|Chess]] Belt Loop #3 & Pin #5
:10f. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with your family. [[Cub Scout Astronomy|Astronomy]] Pin #6, [[Cub Scout Chess|Chess]] Belt Loop #3 & Pin #5
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''Also see the [[Wolf_Electives#Related_achievements.2C_electives.2C_or_other_awards|Related Requirements for Wolf Electives]].
''Also see the [[Wolf_Electives#Related_achievements.2C_electives.2C_or_other_awards|Related Requirements for Wolf Electives]].
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== Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program==
== Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program==
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== History of Wolf Cubbing ==
== History of Wolf Cubbing ==
The British Scouts adopted the Wolf Cubbing program in 1916. In 1918, the first unofficial Wolf Cub packs appeared in the United States. Experimental Cubbing units began in 1928 and in 1930 the Boy Scouts of America began registering the first packs. The original Wolf badge was white on red felt and the current cloth version of the Wolf badge was introduced in 1972. The Wolf program was originally for boys age 9, later changed to age 8, and in 1986 became associated with second grade boys.
The British Scouts adopted the Wolf Cubbing program in 1916. In 1918, the first unofficial Wolf Cub packs appeared in the United States. Experimental Cubbing units began in 1928 and in 1930 the Boy Scouts of America began registering the first packs. The original Wolf badge was white on red felt and the current cloth version of the Wolf badge was introduced in 1972. The Wolf program was originally for boys age 9, later changed to age 8, and in 1986 became associated with second grade boys.
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== Related Pages ==
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[[Wolf Cub Scout Handbook]]
== External links==
== External links==
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=== Help with the Wolf badge requirements ===
 
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'''8. Cooking and Eating'''
 
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a. Study the Food Guide Pyramid.
 
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*[http://www.mypyramid.gov/ MyPyramid] for lots of general information
 
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*[http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mypyramidclassroom.html MyPyramid for Kids Classroom Materials:] - '''Free''' printed, age appropriate materials. Ordered and received within 1 week.
 
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MeritBadge.Org provides resources for Wolf Cub Scout requirements, Electives,
Belt Loop & Pin Workbooks, Awards, & Den Leader Fast Tracks Den Meeting plans.
Special topics include Uniform, Training, Pinewood Derby, Day Camp, and Flag Ceremonies.

Cub Scout Wolf Rank

Wolf Badge
Target age group:2nd grade
Created:1930
Current status:Active
Latest Requirements Revision:2003
Latest Handbook Revision:#33450
Previous rank:
Tiger Cub Scout
Next rank:
Bear Cub Scout

Contents

The Wolf Scout program is for boys who have completed first grade (or are age 8). After earning the Bobcat badge, a boy may earn the Wolf badge by completing 12 achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.

Often, den meeting activities enable the Wolf Scouts to complete requirements toward an award or rank. The den leader can initial the requirement in the boys' handbooks, but it must also be signed by a parent or guardian to indicate the requirement has been completed. The Den Chief helps lead the meetings. The Denners and Assistant Den Leaders lead Opening and Closing flag ceremonies and help with setup and cleanup.

After he has earned the Wolf badge, a boy is encouraged to work on any of the 100 Wolf Electives projects. When he completes 10 elective projects, he earns a Gold Arrow Point to wear under the Wolf badge. For each additional 10 elective projects completed, he earns a Silver Arrow Point.

Wolf Cub Scouts can complete and repeat Belt Loops and Pins at any time.

“A boy is not a sitting-down animal.”
Robert Baden-Powell


Wolf Scout requirements

  1. Complete each of the following Wolf required adventures with your den or family:
    a. Call of the Wild
    b. Council Fire
    c. Duty to God Footsteps
    d. Howling at the Moon
    e. Paws on the Path
    f. Running With the Pack
  2. Complete one Wolf elective adventure of your den or family’s choosing.
  3. With your parent or guardian, 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 guardian.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Wolf Handbook, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #620714)

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.
Progress Toward Ranks

A complete set of Progress Toward Ranks beads for a boy who has completed both Wolf and Bear ranks.
Level:Wolf and Bear
Created:

Progress Toward Ranks

The Progress Toward Ranks emblem is for Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts. While working toward the Wolf or Bear rank badge, Cubs receive one bead for every three achievements completed: Yellow beads for Wolf, Red beads for Bear.

The emblem is worn suspended from the right pocket flap button on the blue Cub Scout uniform shirt.



Arrow Points

Arrow Points are for boys who hold the Wolf and Bear Cub Scout Ranks. Once the rank badge has been earned, Cub Scouts may complete elective requirements to earn Arrow Points. After completing the first ten electives, a gold arrow point is awarded. Each further 10 electives will earn a silver arrow point. They are attached below the left pocket of the blue Cub Scout uniform.

Arrow Points

Example of 1 gold and 4 silver, for 50 completed electives.
Level:Wolf and Bear
Created:1930


Wolf Electives

Main article: Wolf Electives

Once the rank badge has been earned, Wolf Cub Scouts may complete elective requirements to earn Arrow Points.


Related achievements, electives, or other awards

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The Wolf 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.
1. Feats Of Skill can be done at a Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award event.
2. See Flag Ceremonies and Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.
3. Keep Your Body Healthy
4. Know Your Home And Community
6. Start A Collection
7. Your Living World
Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award
8. Cooking And Eating
9. Be Safe At Home And On The Street
Emergency Preparedness Awards
Emergency Preparedness-related awards
Audit worksheets are the last pages of the Pin Req #4: The home safety & energy audits are in the last pages of the Cub Scout Citizenship Worksheet
10. Family Fun
10f. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with your family. Astronomy Pin #6, Chess Belt Loop #3 & Pin #5
  • 10g. could be met by completing Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop requirement #3 or Pin requirement 5

Also see the Related Requirements for Wolf Electives.

Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program

Template:Belt Loop and Pin statement


Other awards available to Wolf Scouts

See also: Cub Scout Awards
Honor Awards

List of all Scouting Awards


History of Wolf Cubbing

The British Scouts adopted the Wolf Cubbing program in 1916. In 1918, the first unofficial Wolf Cub packs appeared in the United States. Experimental Cubbing units began in 1928 and in 1930 the Boy Scouts of America began registering the first packs. The original Wolf badge was white on red felt and the current cloth version of the Wolf badge was introduced in 1972. The Wolf program was originally for boys age 9, later changed to age 8, and in 1986 became associated with second grade boys.


Wolf 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!


Wolf 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.


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…


Related Pages

Wolf Cub Scout Handbook

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