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Tiger Safe and Smart Adventure: Cub Scout Helps and Ideas

This information is for the Cub Scout program before the June 1, 2024 updates. After June 2024, all Cub Scouts should use the updated program requirements. See here.

Tiger Safe and Smart is one of the Tiger elective adventures. For this adventure, Tigers and their adult partners how to be safe at home and in emergencies.

Requirements for Tiger Safe and Smart Adventure

Complete requirements 1–8. Requirement 9 is optional.

  1. Memorize your address, and say it to your den leader or your parent, guardian, or other caring adult.
  2. Memorize an emergency contact’s phone number, and say it to your parent, guardian, or den leader
  3. Take the 911 safety quiz.
  4. Show you can “Stop, Drop, and Roll.”
  5. Show you know how to safely roll someone else in a blanket to put out a fire.
  6. With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, make a fire escape map of your home and explain it to family members and your den.
  7. With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, try a practice fire drill at home
  8. Find the smoke detectors in your home. With the help of your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, check the batteries.
  9. Visit an emergency responder station, or have an emergency responder visit you.

Tiger Safe and Smart Adventure Resources

Fire Drill Time!

Fire drills are encouraged throughout scouting programs, from the Lions to Scouts BSA. Print out a basic plan for conducting a home fire drill.

Visiting a Fire Station or Police Station

Visiting a fire station or police station with Cub Scouts is always a lot of fun.

Hospital Tag

In this hospital tag game, players pretend they are wounded and go to the hospital to get fixed up.

911 Song

This silly 911 song is a favorite on the playground. Yes, it involves crashing into trees, ambulance rides, blood, and the word cops.


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