This is a preview of one of the new Cub Scout requirements which will go into effect in the 2015-2016 program year. See the BSA Program Updates page for complete information.
For this adventure, Tiger Cubs and their adult partners learn about their family heritage and make a family tree.
The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Tiger Cubs will receive a belt loop.
Tiger Adventure Requirements: Family Stories
- Discuss with your adult partner and/or family where your family originated. Discuss their history, traditions, and culture—your family heritage. Share a story or bring something to share with your den about yourself and your family.
- Make a family crest.
- Visit your public library to find out information about your heritage.
- Interview one of your grandparents or another family elder, and share with your den what you found.
- Make a family tree.
- Share with your den how you got your name.
- Share with your den your favorite snack or dessert that reflects your cultural heritage.
- Learn where your family came from, and locate it on a map. Share this information with your den. With the help of your adult partner, locate and write to a pen pal from that location.