All Tiger Cub activities are to be done with an adult partner. The adult partner can be a parent, aunt, uncle, grandparent, etc. I’ve even had a college aged sibling do activities with Tiger Cubs.
Tiger Elective 38 - Bicycle Repair
Visit a bike repair shop.
A reader asked “Do you any applause that would work for the Bike Rodeo?” so here are an applause, a cheer, and a song you can use at your bicycle rodeo.
BSA provides a set of Tiger den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. This den meeting plan covers Tiger Elective 39 – Go to Work.
This Tiger Cub Scout den meeting plan covers Tiger Elective 38 – Bicycle Repair and Tiger Elective 37 – Take a Bicycle Ride.
Our pack might be doing a bike rodeo this year. I have visited these before, but we have never put one on ourselves. So I am researching possible “stations” which the kids can rotate through for the activity.
This month I am featuring a cycling theme. If you are doing this theme with Cub Scouts, they might enjoy making their own “license plates” for their bikes. They can put their names on them or decorate them however they like.
This month I am focusing on cycling. If you are going to ride a bike, you’d better make sure it is in good repair first. You don’t want to be riding along and have your front wheel fall off or your brakes not work. I found a great website called How To Fix Bikes which […]
If your Cub Scout has earned the Bicycling belt loop, he can take it one step further and earn the Bicycling pin. Both recognition are from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. So find some nice bike trails in your area, pack some snacks and plenty of water, and go riding!
Before riding a bike, Scouts should know how to do an inspection of the bicycle and check that it is in working order. The checklist below will give you a good starting point. You will need to explain each step to the Scouts so they learn the terminology and why each part is important.
Tiger Cubs is the Cub Scout program for boys in 1st grade. Find helps and requirements for the Tiger program on this page.