Games Tigers Play

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a Tiger Required Adventure

According to the Tiger Den Leader Guide, “this adventure will help boys develop appropriate emotional responses, engage in shared decision making in group settings, and encourage an active and healthy lifestyle.”

Below you’ll find the requirements for the adventure as well as links to posts that can help you as you and your Cub Scouts complete the Games Tigers Play adventure.


Complete Requirements 1 and 2 plus at least two others.

  1. A.  Play two initiative or team-building games with the members of your den.
    B. Listen carefully to your leader while the rules are being explained, and follow directions when playing.
    C. At the end of the game, talk with the leader about what you learned when you played the game. Tell how you helped the den by playing your part.
  2. Talk with your den or family about why good nutrition helps you to be strong and active. Bring a nutritious snack to a den meeting. Share why you picked it and what makes it a good snack choice.
  3. Make up a game with the members of your den, and play it with den members. After playing the game, talk with your den about the experience.
  4. Make up a new game, and play it with your family or members of your den or pack. Then talk with the group about the experience.
  5. A.  Attend a sporting event with your den or family.
    B. Before or after the event, talk with a coach or athlete about what it is like to participate in the sport. OR Find out more about the sport and share what you’ve learned with your den or family members before or after the event.

Cub Scouts Attend A Sporting Event

Cub Scouts Attend a Sporting EventDoes your son love sports–playing or watching them?  There are opportunities to do both in the 2015 Cub Scout program!

Three ranks include attending a sporting event with your den or family.  The requirements are:

Tiger Adventure: Games Tigers Play 4 – Find out how being active is part of being healthy. While at a sporting event, ask a player or coach why he or she thinks it is important to be active.

Wolf Elective Adventures: Paws of Skill 6 – Visit a sporting event with your family or your den. Look for ways the team works together.  Share your visit with your den. Continue reading

Cub Scout Nutrition Games

Cub Scout Nutrition GamesThe new Cub Scout adventure program has several food activities.  For some of them, the boys are bringing a nutritious snack to their den meetings.  For others, they are planning and preparing a nutritious meal for their families or for a campout.

Regardless, the boys will need to identify healthy foods.  What better way to learn than with Cub Scout nutrition games! Continue reading

Fun Cub Scout Activity: Paper Plate Shuffle

Paper PlateThe lowly paper plate is something that should be in everyone’s Cub Scout den bucket.  Boys can turn them into puppets, frisbees, masks and drawing canvases just to mention a few.

They don’t need to be expensive–just a pack from the Dollar Tree.  If you have a few in your supplies, you can easily play a game to keep the boys busy during a lull in a Cub Scout den or pack meeting. Continue reading