Liz sent in this question:
My son is a Weeblo first year. He will have completed all his requirements by December. I understand that I cant do his next advancements until after May graduation BUT can I keep doing electives and getting credit for them?
Thanks for the question Liz. Your son may continue to work on electives and receive recognition for them. However, there is no rush. If he wants to earn some on his own, I recommend you let him look at the choices and pick something he thinks he would enjoy.
You might want to consider that his den might also be working on some of these electives as a group both this year and next. So he may end up repeating some with his den. This is not a problem if he is willing to do this. Remember a big part of Cub Scouting is working together with his den. Meeting with the other Webelos and doing fun activities as a group should not take a backseat to earning things on his own.
Also, remember that Webelos is a transitional program which helps get your son ready for Boy Scouts. In the Boy Scout program, the Scouts are responsible for their own advancement. Start letting him take ownership of the advancement process. It will benefit him in the long run.