Presentation on theme: "1 ADVANCEMENT. 2 All Cub Scout Advancement Standard is to “Do your best.” Encouragement and recognition of achievement are key. Activities are age-appropriate."— Presentation transcript:
5 Tiger Cubs are Boys First-grader (age 7) behavior Inquisitive First year of school New environment, peer group, adults Parental involvement is essential. Tiger Cubs must follow the code of conduct in meetings and other locations. Teach individual responsibility.
6 Tiger Cub Advancement Standard is to “Do your best.” Achievement is encouraged and recognized. Achievement is recognized when accomplished. Activities are age- and grade-related. Activities are to be done by the boy and his adult partner.
8 Achievements Five achievements lead to the Tiger Cub Badge: – Making My Family Special – Where I Live – Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe – How I Tell It – Let’s Go Outdoors Each achievement includes a family activity, den activity, and a “Go See It.”
9 Achievement Recognition Earn the Tiger Track by knowing: – The Cub Scout motto – The Cub Scout sign – The Cub Scout salute Add beads by completing achievements: – White bead—family activity – Orange bead—den activity – Black bead—“Go See It”
10 The “Go See It” A monthly “field trip”* Opportunity for boys to discover new things Will be related to handbook advancement or the monthly Core Value In the immediate locale Remember the age group (7-year-olds) Have fun! * The Tiger Cub Handbook has lots of suggestions.
11 Planning Tiger Cub “Go See Its” Do five Go See Its during the year. Prior planning is a must. Share the planning and execution. Involve your Go See It location contact. Use a Tour Planning Checklist.
12 Electives 50 electives Lots of different experiences For Tiger Cubs and their adult partners Earn a yellow Tiger Track bead for each 10 electives completed.
13 Recognition Immediate At pack meeting Tiger Cub transition Belt loops
14 Six Great Tiger Cub Den Leader Secrets Adult partners come to all meetings. Boys need a fast-moving program. Alternate energetic activities with quiet ones. “Hands-on” activities are better than lectures. Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines. Codes of conduct work when enforced consistently.
16 Cub Scouts Are Boys Second- and third-grader (ages 8 and 9) behavior. Boys are inquisitive and growing. Some are new in Cub Scouting and some were Tiger Cubs. Parent involvement is essential. Follow the code of conduct in meetings and other locations. Teach individual responsibility.
17 Cub Scout Advancement Standard is to “Do your best.” Encouragement and recognition of achievement are key. Activities are age-appropriate. Adult partners acknowledge completion of home-based advancement activities. Den leaders verify completion of all advancement activities.
18 Cub Scout Advancement Bobcat rank Wolf and Bear achievements Wolf and Bear electives
19 Wolf Badge Second grade Parent Guide Wolf Trail: 12 achievements Electives – 23 different areas – 10 electives = Gold Arrow Point – Each 10 additional electives = Silver Arrow Point
20 Bear Badge Third grade Parent Guide Bear Trail: 12 of 24 achievements (from four categories) Electives – 25 different areas – 10 electives = Gold Arrow Point – Each 10 additional electives = Silver Arrow Point – Achievements may be used for electives
21 Achievement Recognition Immediate – Progress Toward Ranks emblem – Three achievements = one yellow (Wolf) or red (Bear) bead Wolf or Bear badge is awarded at pack meeting Cub Scout Academics and Sports belt loops and pins
22 Six Great Cub Scout Den Leader Secrets Adults are encouraged to come to all meetings. Boys need a fast-moving program. Alternate energetic activities with quiet ones. “Hands-on” activities are better than lectures. Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines. Codes of conduct work when used consistently.
24 Webelos Scouts Are Boys Fourth- and fifth-grader (age 10) behavior. Inquisitive but growing School is now routine; boys are looking for new challenges. Some are new to Scouting, some are previous Cub Scouts. Build trust. They have a new leader—you!
25 Webelos Scouts Are Boys Parental involvement is needed. They need hands-on projects. More independence should be expected of the boys. Follow a code of conduct in meetings and other locations. Teach individual responsibility.
26 Webelos Advancement Encouragement and recognition of achievement Grade-related and age-appropriate Webelos den leader encourages, ensures, and approves advancement.
28 Webelos Activity Badges Mental Skills Artist Scholar Showman Traveler Technology Craftsman Engineer Handyman Scientist Physical Skills Aquanaut Athlete Fitness Sportsman Outdoor Activity Forester Geologist Naturalist Outdoorsman Community Citizen Communicator Family Member Readyman
29 Activity Badge Counselor Helps Webelos Scouts earn activity badges Provides instruction at Webelos den meetings The service is temporary and is not a registered BSA position
30 Earning the Webelos Badge Eight total requirements Complete three activity badges – Fitness (Physical Skills) – Citizen (Community) – One from any of the three other groups: Outdoor Activities Mental Skills Technology Boy Scout preparation and knowledge
31 Earning the Arrow of Light Six months in the den Preparation to join a Boy Scout troop Eight activity badges, including the three for the Webelos badge Troop visit Campout
32 Recognition Immediate – Webelos colors At pack meeting – Activity badges – Compass points emblem Belt loops and pins – Academics and Sports
33 Webelos Activities Pack meeting participation Activity-badge-related outings Camping! – Pack overnighters – Family camping – Webelos den camping – Boy Scout troop joint campouts – Day camps – Resident camp Good Turn
34 Webelos-to-Scout Transition Start early. Visit troop meetings. Organize joint den/troop campouts. Visit troop activities and camporees.* Discuss options with adults and boys. Explain that not all boys will go to the same troop. Encourage completing the Arrow of Light. Encourage movement to Boy Scouts of Webelos Scouts and parents. * Webelos Scouts may not participate in activities or stay overnight.
35 Six Great Webelos Den Leader Secrets Be tolerant regarding boys’ increasingly busy schedules. Boys need a fast-moving program. Alternate energetic activities with quiet ones. Hands-on activities are better than lectures. Boys will learn self-control when given guidelines. Guide boys to Boy Scouts.
36 The Field Trip A monthly field trip Opportunity for boys to discover new things Will be related to handbook advancement or the monthly Core Value In the immediate locale Remember the age group Have fun!
37 Planning Field Trips Prior planning is a must. Share the planning and execution. Involve your field trip location contact. Use a Tour Planning Checklist.
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