Wolf Scouts must complete the following achievements to earn their Wolf
Badge (at left). Items in orange need to be completed at home for Pack
901. Once an item is completed
at home, please let your Den Leader know so they can record it. The most important
thing is that the Scout does his best - he does not have to be good at
something, he just has to try.
- FEATS OF SKILL
NOTE for Akela: If
a physician certifies that a Cub Scout's physical condition for an
indeterminable time won't permit him to do three of these requirements,
the Cubmaster and pack committee may authorize substitution of any three
Arrow Point electives.
- Play catch with someone 10 steps away. Play until you can throw and catch.
- Walk a line back and forth. Do it sideways too. Then walk the edge of a board six steps each way.
- Do a front roll.
- Do a back roll.
- Do a falling forward roll.
Do one of the following (f, g, h, i, j, k, or l):
- See how high you can jump.
- Do the elephant walk, frog leap, and crab walk.
- Using a basic swim stroke, swim 25 feet.
- Tread water for 15 seconds or as long as you can. Do your best.
- Using a basketball or playground ball, do a -
- Chest pass
- Bounce pass.
- Overhand Pass
- Do a frog stand.
- Run or jog in place for 5 minutes.
- YOUR FLAG
- Give the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. Tell what it means.
- Lead a flag ceremony in your den.
- Tell how to respect and take care of the U.S. flag. Show three ways to display the flag.
- Learn about the flag of your state or territory and how to display it.
- Learn how to raise a U.S. flag properly for an outdoor ceremony
- Participate in an outdoor flag ceremony.
- With the help of another person, fold the U.S. flag.
- KEEP YOUR BODY HEALTHY
- Make a chart and keep track of your health habits for two weeks.
- Tell four ways to stop the spread of colds.
- Show what to do for a small cut on your finger.
- KNOW YOUR HOME AND COMMUNITY
a list of phone numbers you need in case of an emergency. Put a copy of
this list by each phone or in a central place in your home. Update it
often. (List given in Book.)
- Tell what to do if someone comes to the door and wants to come in.
- Tell what to do if someone calls on the phone.
- When you and your family leave home, remember to ...(List given in Book.)
with your family members. Agree on the household jobs you will be
responsible for. Make a list of your jobs and mark off when you have
finished them. Do this for one month.
- Visit an important place in your community, such as a historic or government location. Explain why it is important. (Lincoln's 2nd graders will visit historical buildings as a field trip at the end of the school year.)
- TOOLS FOR FIXING AND BUILDING
- Point out and name seven tools. Do this at home, or go to a hardware store with an adult. Tell what each tool does.
- Show how to use pliers.
- Identify a Philips head and a standard screw. Then use the right tool to drive and then remove one from a board.
- Show how to use a hammer.
- Make a birdhouse, a set of bookends, or something else useful.
- START A COLLECTION
- Complete the Character Connection for Positive Attitude.
- Know . Discuss
with your family how a cheerful and positive attitude will help you do
your best at school and in other areas of your life.
- Commit. Discuss
with your family how gathering items for a collection may be difficult.
How does a hopeful and cheerful attitude help you to keep looking for
more items. Why is a positive attitude important?
- Practice. Practice having a positive attitude while doing the requirements for "Start a Collection."
- Make a collection of anything you like. Start with 10 things. Put them together in a neat way.
- Show and explain your collection to another person.
- YOUR LIVING WORLD
This achievement is also part of the Cub Scout World Conservation Award and Cub Scouting's Leave No Trace Award. (See Other Scout Awards section on the left.)
- Complete the Character Connection for Respect.
Discuss these questions with your family: What things have people done
to show a lack of respect to our world? Why is it important to respect
our environment and natural resources? How can you show respect for your
- Commit. Discuss with your family how you
feel when you see places in your neighborhood that have lots of litter.
Name one thing you can do to help the environment.
- Practice. Practice being respectful while doing the requirements for "Your Living World."
- Land, air and water can get dirty. Discuss with your family ways this can happen.
takes a lot of energy to make glass, cans, and paper products. You can
help save energy by collecting these items for use again. Find out how
recycling is done where you live. Find out what items you can recycle.
an adult, pick up litter in your neighborhood. Wear gloves to protect
your hands against germs and cuts from sharp objects.
- With an adult, find three stories that tell how people are protecting our world. Read and discuss them together.
- Besides recycling, there are other ways to save energy. List three ways you can save energy, and do them.
- COOKING AND EATING
- Study the Food Guide Pyramid. Name some foods from each of the food groups shown in the pyramid.
the meals you and your family should have for one day. List things your
family should have from the food groups shown in the Food Group
Pyramid. At each meal, you should have foods from at least three food
- Help fix at least one meal for your family. Help set the table, cook the food, and wash the dishes.
- Fix your own breakfast. Wash and put away the dishes.
- With an adult, help to plan, prepare, and cook an outdoor meal.
- BE SAFE AT HOME AND ON THE STREET
- Complete the Character Connection for Responsibility.
- Know. Discuss
these questions with your family: How does being responsible help us be
safe? Within the past week, how did you show responsibility?
- Commit. Discuss
these questions with your family: What happens when people are not
responsible? What things can make you forget to be responsible? What
things will help you be more responsible?
- Practice. Practice being responsible while doing the requirements for "Be Safe at Home and on the Street."
- WITH AN ADULT, check your home for hazards and know how to make your home safe.
- WITH AN ADULT, check your home for danger from fire.
- Practice good rules of street and road safety.
- Know the rules of bike safety.
- FAMILY FUN
Do requirement a and do TWO of requirements 10b through 10g:
- Complete the Character Connection for Cooperation.
- Know. Discuss
these questions with your family: What is "cooperation"? Why do people
need to cooperate when they are doing things together? Name some ways
that you can be helpful and cooperate with others.
- Commit. Discuss with your family what makes it hard to cooperate. How do listening, sharing, and persuading help us cooperate?
- Practice. Practice being cooperative while doing the requirements for "Family Fun."
- Make a game like one of these. Play it with your family.
(Eagle Golf, Beanbag Archery.)
- Plan a walk. Go to a park or a wooded area, or visit a zoo or museum with your family.
- Read a book or Boys' Life magazine with your family. Take turns reading aloud.
- Decide with Akela. what you will watch on television or listen to on the radio.
- Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with your family.
- Have a family Board Game night at home with members of your family.
- DUTY TO GOD
- Complete the Character Connection for Faith
What is "faith"? With your family, discuss some people who have shown
their faith - who have shown an inner strength based on their trust in a
higher power or cause. Discuss the good qualities of these people.
- Commit. Discuss
these questions with your family: What problems did these faithful
people overcome to follow or practice their beliefs? What challenges
might you face in doing your duty to God? Who can help you with these
- Practice. Practice your faith while doing the requirements for "Duty to God."
- Talk with your family about what they believe is their duty to God.
- Give two ideas on how you can practice or demonstrate your religious beliefs. Choose one and do it.
- Find out how you can help your church, synagogue, mosque, temple, or religious fellowship.
- MAKING CHOICES
Do requirement a and do FOUR of requirements 12b through 12k:
- Complete the Character Connection for Courage.
Discuss with your family what "courage" is. Review the requirements and
discuss how you might need courage in each one to do what is right.
- Commit. Give
some examples of when it is hard to do the right thing. Discuss with
your family times that it might take courage to be honest and kind. Tell
about a time in your life when you needed to be brave and courageous to
do the right thing.
- Practice. Practice learning about
courage while doing the requirements for "Making Choices." With family
members, act out the choices you would make for some of the
- There is an older boy who hangs
around Jason's school. He tries to give drugs to the children. What
would you do if you were Jason?
- Lee is home alone. The phone
rings. When Lee answers, a stranger asks if Lee's mother is home. She is
not. Lee is alone. What would you do if you were Lee?
is new to your school. He has braces on his legs and walks with a
limp. Some of the kids at school tease him. They want you to tease
him, too. What would you do?
- Juan is on a walk with his
little sister. A car stops and a man asks them to come over to the car.
What would you do if you were Juan?
- Matthew's grandmother
gives him money to buy an ice-cream cone. On the way to the store, a
bigger boy asks for money and threatens to hit Matthew if he does not
give him some money. If you were Matthew what would you do?
and his little brother are home alone in the afternoon. A woman knocks
on the door and says she wants to read the meter. She is not wearing a
uniform. What would you do if you were Chris?
- Sam is home
alone. He looks out the window and sees a man trying to break into a
neighbor's back door. What would you do if you were Sam?
Palmer is blind. He has a guide dog. One day as he is crossing the
street, some kids whistle and call to the dog. They want you and your
friends to call the dog, too. What would you do?
- Some kids who
go to Bob's school want him to steal candy and gum from a store, which
they can share later. Bob knows this is wrong, but he wants to be
popular with these kids. What would you do if you were Bob?
and his little sister are playing outdoors. A very friendly, elderly
woman stops and watches the children for a while. Paul doesn't know the
woman. She starts to talk to them and offers to take Paul's little
sister on a walk around the block. What would you do?
Electives are not required, but even if you don't try, you will
inevitably complete some. For the first 10 Electives completed, the
Scout will earn a Gold Arrow Point. For each additional 10 Electives
Completed, the Scout will earn a Silver Arrow Point. Arrow Points are
earned after the Wolf Badge is earned. They go on the uniform shirt
under the Wolf Badge. Electives can be completed more than once. Once you have
completed an Elective, please let your Den Leader know so they can record it.
- IT'S A SECRET
- Use a secret code.
- Write to a friend in invisible "ink"
- "Write" your name using American Sign Language. People who are deaf use this language.
- Use 12 American Indian signs to tell a story.
- BE AN ACTOR
- Help to plan and put on a skit with costumes.
- Make some scenery for a skit.
- Make sound effects for a skit.
- Be the announcer for a skit.
- Make a paper sack mask for a skit.
- MAKE IT YOURSELF
- Make something useful for your home or school. Start with a recipe card holder.
- Use the ruler on this page (125) to see how far you can stretch your hand.(4)
- Make and use a bench fork.
- Make a door stop.
- Or make something else.
- PLAY A GAME
- Play Pie-tin Washer Toss.
- Play Marble Sharpshooter.
- Play Ring Toss.
- Play Beanbag Toss.
- Play a game of marbles.
- Play a wide-area or large group game with your den or pack.
- SPARE TIME FUN
- Explain safety rules for kite flying.
- Make and fly a paper bag kite.
- Make and fly a two-stick kite.
- Make and fly a three-stick kite.
- Make and use a reel for kite string.
- Make a model boat with a rubber-band propeller.
- Make or put together a model boat.
- Make or put together a model airplane.
- Make or put together a model train.
- Make a model car.
- BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS
a bookstore or go to a public library with an adult. Find out how to
get your own library card. Name four kinds of books that interest you
(for example, history, science fiction, how-to-books).
- Choose a book on a subject you like and read it. With an adult, discuss what you read and what you think about it.
are important. Show that you know how to take care of them. Open a new
book the right way. Make a paper or plastic cover for it or another
- FOOT POWER
- Learn to walk on a pair of stilts.
- Make a pair of "puddle jumpers" and walk with them.
- Make a pair of "foot racers" and use them with a friend.
- MACHINE POWER
- Name 10 kinds of trucks, construction machinery, or farm machinery and tell what each is used for.
- Help an adult do a job using a wheel and axle.
- Show how to use a pulley.
- Make and use a windlass.
- LET'S HAVE A PARTY
- Help with a home or den party.
- Make a gift or toy like those in handbook and give it to someone.
- AMERICAN INDIAN LORE
- Read a book or tell a story about American Indians, past or present.
- Make a musical instrument American Indians used.
- Make traditional American Indian clothing.
- Make a traditional item or instrument that American Indians used to make their lives easier.
- Make a model of a traditional American Indian house.
- Learn 12 American Indian word pictures and write a story with them.
- Learn and sing the first and last verses of "America."
- Learn and sing the first verse of our national anthem.
- Learn the words and sing three Cub Scout songs.
the words and sing the first verse of three other songs, hymns, or
prayers. Write the verse of one of the songs you learned in the space on
- Learn and sing a song that would be sung as a grace before meals. Write the words in the space on page 166.
- Sing a song with your den at a pack meeting.
- BE AN ARTIST
- Make a freehand sketch of a person place, or thing.
- Tell a story in three steps by drawing three cartoons.
- Mix yellow and blue paints, mix yellow and red, and mix red and blue. Tell what color you get from each mixture.
- Help draw, paint, or color some scenery for a skit, play, or puppet show.
- Make a stencil pattern.
- Make a poster for a Cub Scout project or a pack meeting.
- Make a list of all the birds you saw in a week and tell where you saw them (field, forest, marsh, yard, or park).
- Put out nesting material (short pieces of yarn and string) for birds and tell which birds might use it.
- Read a book about birds.
- Point out 10 different kinds of birds (5 may be from pictures).
- Feed wild birds and tell which birds you fed.
- Put out a birdhouse and tell which birds use it.
- Take care of a pet.
- Know what to do when you meet a strange dog.
- Read a book about a pet and tell about it at a den meeting.
what is meant by rabid. Name some animals that can have rabies. Tell
what you should do if you see a dog or wild animal that is behaving
strangely. Tell what you should do if you find a dead animal.
- GROW SOMETHING
- Plant and raise a box garden.
- Plant and raise a flower bed.
- Grow a plant indoors.
- Plant and raise vegetables.
- Visit a botanical garden or other agricultural exhibition in your area.
- FAMILY ALERT
- Talk with your family about what you will do in an emergency.
case of a bad storm or flood, know where you can get safe food and
water in your home. Tell how to purify water. Show one way. Know where
and how to shut off water, electricity, gas, or oil.
- Make a list of your first aid supplies, or make a first aid kit. Know where the first aid things are kept.
- TIE IT RIGHT
- Learn to tie an overhand knot and a square knot.
- Tie your shoelaces with a square bow knot.
- Wrap and tie a package so that it is neat and tight.
- Tie a stack of newspapers the right way.
- Tie two cords together with an overhand knot.
- Learn to tie a necktie.
- Wrap the end of a rope with tape to keep it from unwinding.
- OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
- Help plan and hold a picnic with your family or den.
- With an adult, help plan and run a family or den outing.
- Help plan and lay out a treasure hunt something like the example map shown in book.
- Help plan and lay out an obstacle race
- Help plan and lay out an adventure trail.
- Take part in two summertime pack events with your den.
- Point out poisonous plants. Tell what to do if you accidentally touch one of them.
- Identify five different kinds of fish.
- Rig a pole with the right kind of line and hook. Attach a bobber and sinker, if you need them. Then go fishing.
- Fish with members of your family or an adult. Bait your hook and do your best to catch a fish.
- Know the rules of safe fishing.
- Tell about some of the fishing laws where you live.
- Show how to use a rod and reel.
- Play a game of tennis, table tennis, or badminton.
- Know boating safety rules.
- Earn the Cub Scouting shooting sports Archery belt loop.
the safety and courtesy code for skiing. Show walking and the kick
turn. Do climbing with a side stop or herringbone. Show the snowplow or
stem turn, and how to get up from a fall.
- Know the safety
rules for ice skating. Skate, without falling, as far as you can walk in
50 steps. Come to a stop. Turn from forward to backward.
roller skating, know the safety rules. From a standing start, skate
forward as far as you can walk in 50 steps. Come to a stop within 10
walking steps. Skate around a corner one way without coasting. Then do
the same coming back. Turn from forward to backward.
- Go bowling.
- Show how to make a sprint start in track. See how far you can run in 10 seconds.
- Do a standing long jump. Jump as far as you can.
- Play a game of flag football.
- Show how to dribble and kick a soccer ball. Take part in a game.
- Play a game of baseball or softball.
- Show how to shoot, pass, and dribble a basketball. Take part in a game.
- Earn the Cub Scouting shooting sports BB-gun shooting belt loop. (Must be earned at a Cub Scout Camp)
- With your den, participate in four outdoor physical fitness-related activities.
- Visit a business where computers are used. Find out what the computers do.
- Explain what a computer program does. Use a program to write a report for school, to write a letter, or for something else.
- Tell what a computer mouse is. Describe how a CD-ROM is used.
- SAY IT RIGHT
- Say "hello" in a language other than English. (Examples given in book.)
- Count to ten in a language other than English.
- Tell a short story to your den, your den leader, or an adult.
how to get to a nearby fire station or police station from your home,
your den meeting place, and school. Use directions and street names.
- Invite a boy to join Cub Scouting or help a new Cub Scout through the Bobcat trail.
- LET'S GO CAMPING
- Participate with your pack on an overnight campout.
- Explain the basics of how to take care of yourself in the outdoors.
- Tell what to do if you get lost.
- Explain the buddy system.
- Attend day camp in your area.
- Attend resident camp in your area.
- Participate with your den at a campfire in front of your pack.
- With your den or pack or family, participate in a worship service outdoors.