Wolf Achievement 9 - Be Safe at Home and on the Street

Wolf Achievement 9 is about being careful and safe while having fun. Find helps for this achievement here.

Wolf Achievement 9 Requirements

Do all of these requirements:

  1. Complete the Character Connection for Responsibility.
    • Know. Discuss these questions with your family: How does being responsible help us be safe? Within the past week, how did you show responsibility?
    • Commit. Discuss these questions with your family: What happens when people are not responsible? What things can make you forget to be responsible? What things will help you be more responsible?
    • Practice. Practice being responsible while doing the requirements for “Be Safe at Home and on the Street.”
  2. With an adult, check your home for hazards and know how to make your home safe.
  3. With an adult, check your home for danger from fire.
  4. Practice good rules of street and road safety.
  5. Know the rules of bike safety.
Bicycle

Bicycle Rodeo Applause

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.

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Ski

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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Bike Helmet and Water Bottle

BSA Bike Safety Guidelines

BSA has a list of bike safety guidelines on the Scouting.org site. The guidelines and procedures apply to all BSA unit, council, and national program activities involving bicycling.

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Boy Riding Bike

Cycling Safety Crossword Puzzle

Puzzles are a fun way to reinforce concepts with Cub Scouts. This puzzle helps Cub Scouts think about some basic bike safety concepts. It would make a good gathering activity at a pack bicycling activity or a den meeting.

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Boy Riding Bike

Bike Rodeo

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.

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Bicycle

Bicycle License Plate Craft

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.

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Bike Helmet and Water Bottle

Bicycle Helmet Fitting

This month I am focusing on cycling. Helmets are required for all BSA cycling activities. It is important to note that this applies to adults also. Your helmet isn’t going to do you much good if it doesn’t fit correctly. Here are some guidelines.

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Bicycle

Bike Repair Tips

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 […]

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Bicycling Pin

Bicycling Pin for Cub Scouts

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!

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Bicycle

Bike Inspection Checklist

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.

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Boy Riding Bike

Cycling Theme

I am featuring a Bikes theme this month. This theme has lots of useful information for Cub Scouts, but much of it applies to Boy Scouts and Venturers also. Boy Scouts can use the aids you will see this month with the Cycling merit badge. And Venturers will find this information useful for the Cycling/Mountain […]

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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 Wolf

Wolf is the Cub Scout program for boys in 2nd grade. Find helps and requirements for the Wolf program on this page.

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