A reader asks about how many requirements must be done at the first Tiger meeting. If you feel like you have too much material for one meeting, split it into two.
Helps for the Bobcat Badge for Cub Scouts.
Kristy asked about Cub Scout badges and awards. The Cub Scout advancement program can be confusing. Here is an explanation, but it will be changing in about a year.
All BSA programs to use the Scout Oath and Law – Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. I think the consistency is good, but I will miss some aspects of the old versions,.
BSA requires discussion of personal safety throughout it’s programs
This is an overview of the second Tiger den meeting plan from the BSA program helps. I’ve included some additional information I think would be helpful.
For the most part, I like the new BSA Program helps. Sometimes the helps are a little light on specifics or you have to hunt around in another publication or online for some additional resources. So I’ve included some additional information I think would be helpful.
Cub Scouts should know the Law of the Pack, but unless they are reciting it all of the time, they aren’t going to remember it. This puzzle will help reinforce the Law of the Pack.
When a new Tiger den is formed, the first advancement step is for them to earn their Bobcat badge. This den meeting plan also throws in plenty of fun
Cub Scouts should know things like the Law of the Pack and the Cub Scout Promise. A puzzle can also be a good way to help Cub Scouts remember these.
Bobcat is the joining rank for Cub Scouts. New Cub Scouts earn Bobcat before any other rank, no matter what age they are when they join. Find helps and requirements for the Bobcat badge on this page.
Here is a game you can play if you have a group working on Bobcat together.