For the Paws on the Path adventure, Wolf Cub Scouts learn about safe hiking, being good stewards of the environment, and maps. They also go hiking and observe signs of wildlife.
Requirements for the Paws on the Path Adventure
Download printable checkoff sheet for Wolf Adventure: Paws on the Path (PDF format)
Download printable note sheet for Wolf Adventure: Paws on the Path (PDF format)
Resources for Wolf Den Leaders and Parents
Outdoor Essentials for Cub Scouts
Here is a list of what Cub Scouts should always bring on their outdoor adventures. This list includes a few items which are not on the Wolf list, but are recommended, especially for older Cub Scouts.
The Outdoor Code
The Outdoor Code helps Scouts understand how to use outdoor areas responsibly. This article not only gives the code but also provides some discussion points.
What to Do When Lost or Separated from Your Group (STOP Acronym)
Before your first hike, teach your Wolves what to do if they are accidentally separated from the group.
Hiking Safety with Cub Scouts
This article provides some more safety tips to consider before you hit the trail.
Give your Cub Scouts some activities to do along the way to prevent them from just racing from start to finish.
BSA Video Resource
Go on a Faith Hike
A faith hike is an urban hike which combines this adventure with the Footsteps of Faith adventure.
Plan a Hike
Here are some tips for planning your first hike.
Camping Checklist for Scouts
If your hike is part of a camping activity, parents and Cub Scouts are going to ask “What should we bring?” This checklist will help them be prepared.
Cub Scout World Conservation Award
Cub Scouts can earn this award by completing their outdoor Wolf adventures and doing a conservation project.
Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award
The Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award recognizes Cub Scouts who have fully participated in outdoor adventures. It can be earned every year.
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