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Tiger Cubs:


For meeting times, please visit the Events Calendar page.


For more information on the Tiger Cub rank, please visit the Tiger Resources section.


Tiger Requirements


All new Cub Scouts must earn their Bobcat Badge before doing anything else in Scouting.


The information here is courtesy of http://www.usscouts.org/advance/cubscout/tiger.asp.


The requirements listed below are also in the following handbooks:



To begin his path to the Tiger Cub Rank, a boy must do the following to earn the Tiger Cub Totem:


  1. Learn the Cub Scout Motto: Do Your Best
  2. Learn the Cub Scout Sign
  3. Learn the Cub Scout Salute


Once he earns the Totem, he should then proceed to complete the other requirements for the Bobcat Badge. Then, in order to earn the Tiger Cub rank the Tiger Cub Scout must complete a Family Activity, a Den Activity, and a "Go See It" Activity in each of five Achievement Areas:


  1. Making My Family Special
  2. Where I Live
  3. Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe
  4. How I Tell It
  5. Let's Go Outdoors


As he completes each Activity, he is awarded a bead which is hung from the Totem:


Remember, there are NO performance requirements for a boy in the Tiger Cub trail. Simply participating and doing one's best in an activity constitutes completion.


  1. Making My Family Special
    • 1F - Family Activity Think of one chore you can do with your adult partner. Complete it together. o Character Connection: Responsibility
    • 1D - Den Activity Make a family scrapbook
    • 1G - Go See It Activity 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.


  2. 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. o Character Connection: Citizenship
    • 2G - Go See It Activity Visit a police station or a fire station. Ask someone who works there how he or she helps people in your community.


  3. Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe
    • 3F - Family Activity a. With your family, plan a fire drill 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 o Character Connection: Health and Fitness
    • 3G - Go See It Activity Learn the rules of a game or sport. Then, go watch an amateur or professional game or sporting event.


  4. 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. o Character Connection: Respect
    • 4D - Den Activity Play "Tell It Like It Isn't"
    • 4G - Go See It Activity Visit a television station, radio station, or newspaper office. Find out how people there communicate with others.


  5. Let's Go Outdoors - (This achievement is also part of Cub Scouting's Leave No Trace Award.)
    • 5F - Family Activity Go outside and watch the weather o Character Connection: Faith
    • 5D - Den Activity With a crayon or colored pencil and a piece of paper, make a leaf rubbing.
    • 5G - Go See It Activity Take a hike with your den.


After completing the fifteen Achievements, the Tiger Cub is awarded the Tiger Cub Patch. Also, after completing the achievements, the Tiger Cub can be awarded Tiger Track Beads, which are YELLOW disks attached to the Totem. One bead is awarded for each group of TEN Electives the Tiger Cub completes. A boy can work on both Achievements and electives concurrently, but he can't receive Tiger Track beads until he has earned the Tiger Cub Badge. Click Here to see the Tiger Cub Electives.

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Tiger Resources


Achievements Spreadsheet

Cub Scout Advancement

Sports and Academics Program (Belt Loops and Pins)

Tiger Uniform Inspection Sheet

Immediate Recognition Emblem (Tiger Totem)

Denner Plan Outline

Tiger Year at a Glance

Religious Emblem: Light of Christ



Family Help Sign Up Sheet