Lion to Be an Official Cub Scout Rank

Starting in the 2018-2019 program year, the Lion program for kindergarten aged boys and girls will be an official Cub Scout rank.

The program has been in the pilot phase for a couple of years, but this coming year all Cub Scout packs will be able to offer Lions to their families with kindergarten aged sons and daughters.  Like Tigers, Lions will participate in the program with adult partners.  The adult leader for the den is called a Lion Guide. You can learn more about the program on the BSA website.

Typically, Lions will have one meeting a month and will also have an outing or attend a pack meeting once per month.  There are five required adventures for the Lion badge, plus seven elective adventures:

Readers, did any of you participate in the pilot program? What did you think?


One Response to Lion to Be an Official Cub Scout Rank

  1. Amanda July 2, 2018 at 6:23 AM #

    Our pack here in central New York participated in the Lion program last year. We absolutely loved the program and as a Committee Chair I am happy they are continuing it. My first Lions are now Tigers and are having even more fun than they did last year.

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