Cub Scout Archives: Bear Achievement 11 - Be Ready

Bear Achievement 11 is about being prepared for emergencies. Find helps for this achievement here.

Bear Achievement 11 Requirements

Complete requirements a through e and requirement g. Requirement f is recommended, but not required.

  1. Tell what to do in case of an accident in the home. A family member needs help. Someone’s clothes catch on fire.
  2. Tell what to do in case of a water accident.
  3. Tell what to do in case of a school bus accident.
  4. Tell what to do in case of a car accident.
  5. With your family, plan escape routes from your home and have a practice drill.
  6. Have a health checkup by a physician (optional).
  7. Complete the Character Connection for Courage.
    • Know. Memorize the courage steps: Be brave, Be calm, Be clear, and Be careful. Tell why each courage step is important. How will memorizing the courage steps help you to be ready?
    • Commit. Tell why it might be difficult to follow the courage steps in an emergency situation. Think of other times you can use the courage steps. (Standing up to a bully is one example.)
    • Practice. Act out one of the requirements using these courage steps: Be brave, Be calm, Be clear, and Be careful.

911 Song

This silly song is a favorite with my boys. Yes, it involves crashing into trees, ambulance rides, blood, and the word cops. But it seems to be the type of song boys enjoy singing. Don’t ask me why.

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Fire Extinguisher

Fire Drill Time!

Fire drills are encouraged throughout scouting programs, from the Tigers to Boy Scouts. Print out a basic plan for conducting a home fire drill.

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Helps and Requirements for Bear

Bear is the Cub Scout program for boys in 3rd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Bear program on this page.

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