Cub Scout Archives: Wolf Elective 10 - American Indian Lore

The first Americans were called Indians because Columbus thought he was near India when he got here. The more you know about native Americans, the more you will know about America.

Wolf Elective 10 Requirements

  1. Read a book or tell a story about American Indians, past or present.
  2. Make a musical instrument American Indians used.
  3. Make traditional American Indian clothing.
  4. Make a traditional item or instrument that American Indians used to make their lives easier.
  5. Make a model of a traditional American Indian house.
  6. Learn 12 American Indian word pictures and write a story with them.

Arrow of Light Centerpieces

Janice recently wrote to me with this message: “I need your help! I’ve been assigned to help put together our Arrow of Light ceremony / banquet. I’m at a loss as to what to do for centerpieces. We’ll have over 10 tables and we don’t want to make it look too “blue and gold.” Any […]

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Tabletop Tipi Model

Scouts who are doing a Native American themed meeting or activity can create a simple tipi model to get the idea of how these versatile dwellings are constructed. We made these at a Cub Scout training session and they were very easy.

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Praying hands

Native American Prayer

Native American lore is an important part of the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs. This prayer is attributed to Chief Sealth (for whom Seattle is named).

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Picaria – A Native American Game

Picaria is a Native American board game. It is like a cross between tic-tac-toe and checkers. It could be used with Tiger, Wolf, or Bear electives or with a group working on the Indian Lore merit badge.

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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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