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Cub Scout Ranks and Advancement

Recognition is important to young boys. The Cub Scout advancement plan provides fun for the boys, gives them a sense of personal achievement as they earn badges, and strengthens family understanding as adult family members work with boys on advancement projects.


Cub Scout Youth Ranks and Requirements

Recognition is important to young boys. The Cub Scout advancement plan provides fun for the boys, gives them a sense of personal achievement as they earn badges, and strengthens family understanding as adult family members work with boys on advancement projects.
 

     

 
Requirements

  Bobcat
 

The Bobcat rank is the first award that all boys who join Cub Scouting must achieve before earning any of the additional awards listed below.

 
   
 
   

 
 

  Lion Cub
 

The Lion Cub program is for Kindergarten (or age 5) boys and their adult partners. The Lion Cub, working with his adult partner, explores the world of Cub Scouting through family, den, and Grand Adventures to earn the Lion Cub rank.

 
   
 
   
 
   

 
Requirements

  Tiger Cub
 

The Tiger Cub program is for first grade (or age 6) boys and their adult partners. There are five Tiger Cub achievement areas. The Tiger Cub, working with his adult partner, completes 15 requirements within these areas to earn the Tiger Cub Badge. These requirements consist of an exciting series of indoor and outdoor activities just right for a boy in the first grade.

 
   
 
   

 
Requirements

  Wolf
 

The Wolf program is for boys who have completed first grade (or age 7). To earn the Wolf badge, a boy must pass twelve achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.

 
   
 
   

 
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  Bear
 

The Bear rank is for boys who have completed second grade (or age 8). There are 24 Bear achievements in four categories. The Cub Scout must complete 12 of these to earn the Bear badge. These requirements are somewhat more difficult and challenging than those for Wolf rank.

 
   
 
   

 
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  Webelos
 

This program is for boys who have completed third grade (or age 9). A boy may begin working on the Webelos badge as soon as he joins a Webelos den. This is the first step in his transition from the Webelos den to the Boy Scout troop. As he completes the requirements found in the Webelos Scout Book, he will work on activity badges, attend meetings led by adults, and become familiar with the Boy Scout requirements.

 
   
 
   

 
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  Arrow of Light
 

This is the highest award that you can earn in the Cub Scout program and it is one of only two awards that may be worn on your the Boy Scout uniform when you become a Boy Scout and/or an Adult Leader. Earning the Arrow of Light is the ultimate in Cub Scouting, and should be an honor you cherish for the rest of your life.