Cub Scout Archives: Scholar Activity Badge


Webelos learn about education while working on the Scholar activity badge. Find helps for this badge here.

Scholar Requirements

Do this:

  1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Positive Attitude Character Connection.
    • Know: Discuss with your parent, guardian, or your Webelos den leader, what it means to have a positive attitude and the “BEST” steps you can take to have a positive attitude. (Believe it can happen, Expect success, Set your mind, and Try, try, try.
    • Commit: Plan with your parent, guardian, or your Webelos den leader, how you will apply the “BEST” steps for a positive attitude in doing your school-work and in other areas of your life.
    • Practice: Do your “BEST” to have a cheerful and positive attitude while doing the requirements for this activity badge.

And do three of these:

  1. Have a good record in attendance, behavior, and grades at school.
  2. Take an active part in a school activity or service.
  3. Discuss with your teacher or principal the value of having an education.
  4. List in writing some important things you can do now because of what you’ve learned in school.
  5. While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Language.
  6. While you are a Webelos Scout, and if you have not earned it for another activity badge, earn the Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Mathematics.
  7. While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Chess.

And do three of these:

  1. Trace through history the different kinds of schools. Tell how our present public school system grew out of these early schools.
  2. Make a chart showing how your school system is run.
  3. Ask a parent and five other grown-ups these questions:
    • What do you think are the best things about my school?
    • What are its main problems?
    • Tell what you think were the best answers and why?
  4. List and explain some of the full-time positions in the field of education.
  5. Help another student with schoolwork. Tell what you did to help.
Language and Culture Belt Loop

Language and Culture Belt Loop for Cub Scouts

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Bughouse Chess Game

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Chess Belt Loop

Chess Belt Loop for Cub Scouts

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Helps and Requirements for Webelos

Webelos is the Cub Scout program for boys in 4th and 5th grade. Find helps and requirements for the Webelos program on this page.

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