Cubmaster: Den Requirements at the Pack Level


Den Requirements to be Done at the Pack Level

The following required adventures have a requirement that suggests or requires completion at a pack meeting. Please plan accordingly as part of your annual program planning process. Work with your den leaders to plan when these activities will take place.

Tiger

Games Tigers Play

  1. Make up a new game, and play it with your family or members of your den or pack.

Tigers in the Wild

3c. Apply the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids on your Tiger den and pack outings. After one outing, share what you did to demonstrate the principles you discussed.

Wolf

Call of the Wild

  1. While a Wolf Scout, attend a pack or family campout. If your chartered organization does not permit Cub Scout camping, you may substitute a family campout or a daylong outdoor activity with your den or pack.

Council Fire

4a. Attend the pack committee leaders’ meeting. Present ideas to the pack committee regarding your service project.
4b. Work together on a community service project. (See Bears Paws for Action 3b below.)
6c. Create a den project from recyclables for a pack meeting.

Bear

Bear Necessities

  1. While working on your Bear badge, camp overnight with your pack. If your chartered organization does not permit Cub Scout camping, you may substitute a family campout or a daylong outdoor activity with your den or pack.

Grin and Bear It

  1. Working with the members of your den, organize a Cub Scout carnival and lead it at a special event. (The Carnival could be the pack meeting for that month)
  2. Help younger Cub Scouts take part in one of the events at the Cub Scout carnival.

Paws for Action

3b. Do a cleanup project that benefits your community.

Webelos

Stronger, Faster, Higher

  1. With adult guidance, lead younger Scouts in a fitness game or games as a gathering activity for a pack or den meeting.

Arrow of Light

Building a Better World

10b. (This is a choice from 4 options.) Set up an exhibit at a pack meeting to share information about the World Friendship Fund

Camper

  1. With the help of your den leader or family, plan and conduct a campout. If your chartered organization does not permit Cub Scout camping, you may substitute a family campout or a daylong outdoor activity with your den or pack.

Campfire Program

Most ranks have a campfire program element. These adventures would lend themselves well to a joint pack meeting. It is required for the Arrow of Light rank for the boys to work with their leader to help plan the program and get the other dens involved.

Tigers

Tigers in the Wild

  1. Participate in an outdoor pack meeting or pack campout campfire. Sing a song and act out a skit with your Tiger den as part of the program.

Wolves

Call of the Wild

  1. On the campout, participate with your family or den in a campfire show. Prepare a skit or song, and then present it at the campfire for everyone else.

Howling at the Moon

  1. Work together with your den to plan, prepare, and rehearse a campfire program to present to your families at a den meeting.
  2. Practice and perform your role for a pack campfire program.

Bears

Bear Necessities

  1. Attend a campfire show, and participate by performing a song or skit with your den.

Roaring Laughter

  1. Practice at least two run-ons with your den, and perform them at a pack meeting or campfire program.

Arrow of Light

Camper

  1. On a pack campout, work with your den leader or another adult to plan a campfire program with the other dens. Your campfire program should include an impressive opening, songs, skits, a Cubmaster’s minute, and an inspirational closing ceremony.

Field Trips

Many adventures suggest a visit to a particular place or with someone of a particular profession. These adventures would work well as a combined field trip or with a guest speaker at the pack level. The following adventures are just one example of requirements that would combine well as a field trip to a police or sheriff’s office or as a visit from a law enforcement officer to your pack meeting.

Tigers

Rolling Tigers

  1. Visit your local or state police department to learn about bicycle-riding laws.

Wolves

Hometown Heroes

  1. Visit a community agency where you will find many heroes. While there, find out what they do. Share what you learned with your den.

Bears

Paws for Action

2a. Visit a local sheriff’s office or police station, or talk with a law enforcement officer visiting your den. During the visit, take turns with your den members asking questions that will help you learn how to stay safe.

Forensics

  1. Visit the sheriff’s office or police station in your town. Find out how officers collect evidence.

Webelos

First Responder

  1. Visit with a first responder.

Water

Also note that each rank has an elective water adventure. Because of the safety requirements, it is good for these to be done on a pack level or at day camp.

Tigers

Floats and Boats

Wolves

Spirit of the Water

Bears

Salmon Run

Webelos & Arrow of Light

Aquanaut

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