Floats and Boats

Tiger Floats and BoatsFloats and Boats,
a Tiger Elective Adventure

The Tiger Den Leader guide says, “This adventure will teach Tigers about different types of boats, how to build a boat using recycled materials, and how to stay safe on the water.”

Read on to discover this adventure’s requirements and fun ways to complete them!


Complete Requirements 1-4 plus at least one other.

  1. With your den, say the SCOUT water safety chant.
  2. With your den, talk about why it’s important to have a buddy and then play the buddy game.
  3. Show how to safely help someone who needs assistance in the water, without having to enter the water yourself.
  4. Show how to enter the water safely, blow your breath out under the water, and do a prone glide.
  5.  Identify five different types of boats.
  6. Build a boat from recycled materials, and float it on the water.
  7. Show that you can put on and fasten a life jacket correctly.

Summer Family Fun Equals Cub Scout Achievement: Water Fun

Cub Scout Credit for Water FunSwimming, fishing and boating give everyone an opportunity to enjoy the water in the summer.  There are so many activities you can do that involve water, so your family is sure to find something that everyone enjoys.

The list of water-related activities for which your Cub Scout can earn credit is long.  Review this list before you head out to the water so that your Cub can mark off some requirements and electives. Continue reading