All Scouts must earn their Bobcat Badge before anything else, regardless of what age they start.
Please Note: The BSA has made changes to this rank. A * denotes a requirement that has been changed. Cub Scout Moto:
Do Your Best*Scout Oath:
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong;
mentally awake, and morally straight.
* Scout Law:
A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, & reverent.
WE’ll BE LOyal Scouts
Cub Scout Sign
, Cub Scout Salute
, and Cub Scout Handshake: A Bobcat Requirement:
Complete the exercises in How To Protect Your Child From Child Abuse
on pages 14-17. It is found in the front of the Wolf & Bear books, and is attached below.WHO IS AKELA?
Akela is a character from Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book
. Akela is the leader of the wolf pack and all the other wolves respect and obey his decisions. "Akela" in Cub Scouting is the Scout's parent, guardian, grandparent, teacher, Cub Scout Leader - any adult who is responsible for the Scout. When the Scout "follows Akela", he obeys the adult responsible for him.
Please note belief in God is meant to represent whatever your beliefs are. The BSA believes that faith - whatever that faith may be - is important to well-being.
The Bobcat Ceremony is where the Bobcat Rank Badge is awarded to the children who earned it. This ceremony takes place at our December Pack Meeting along with our Raingutter Regatta.