One Cub Scout theme for the March core value of Compassion is a Pet Pals theme. This theme focuses on taking care of our pet companions.
Bear Elective 16 - Farm Animals
You can learn more about farm animals even if you don’t live on a farm or a ranch. If you do, it is easier, but if not, you can find pictures of different farm animals in magazines or on the internet and learn how they are used. You can read a book about farm animals. Then when you go for a ride in the country, you will know what kinds of cattle, horses, pigs, and sheep you see.
Bear Elective 16 Requirements
- Take care of a farm animal. Decide with your parent the things you will do and how long you will do them.
- Name and describe six kinds of farm animals and tell their common uses.
- Read a book about farm animals and tell your den about it.
- With your family or den, visit a livestock exhibit at a county or state fair.
Arrow points can be confusing. Each part of an elective counts toward arrow points. In addition, Bears can use the requirements from any achievements they did not do as part of the Bear badge.
This idea from the Bear den meeting plans covers part of Bear Elective 16 – Farm Animals. Cub Scouts learn about how people raise and use farm animals.
Bear is the Cub Scout program for boys in 3rd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Bear program on this page.