The Protect Yourself Rules adventure and the Yo-Yo adventure have been added to the Cub Scout program. Learn all the details in this post.
Cub Scouting is all about adventure! To earn their rank badge, Arrows of Light complete five “adventures,” which are collections of themed, multidisciplinary activities. They also complete safety exercises. The Arrow of Light rank requirements include topics such as camping, citizenship, and Scout skills.
Arrow of Light Rank Requirements
1. Be active in your Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old. 2. Complete each of the following Arrow of Light required adventures with your den or family:
a. Building a Better World
b. Outdoor Adventurer
c. Duty to God in Action
d. Scouting Adventure
3. Complete one Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventure of your den or family’s choosing. 4. With your parent or adult partner, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide, and watch the Protect Yourself Rules video for your grade.
Arrow of Light Required Adventures
Your Cub Scout must complete all four of these adventures to earn his Arrow of Light badge.
Arrow of Light Adventure: Building a Better World
Arrow of Light Adventure: Outdoor Adventurer
Arrow of Light Adventure: Duty to God in Action
Fun ideas for this adventure coming soon!
Arrow of Light Adventure: Scouting Adventure
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Aquanaut
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Art Explosion
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Aware and Care
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Build It
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Castaway
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Earth Rocks!
Fun ideas for this adventure coming soon!
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Engineer
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Game Design
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Wild
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Into the Woods
Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Sports
Fun ideas for this adventure coming soon
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