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Lion Requirements and adventuresCub Scouting is all about adventure!  To earn their rank badge, Lion Cub Scouts complete five "adventures," which are collections of themed, multidisciplinary activities. They may also complete fun elective adventures. Below, you'll find the exact requirements for each Lion Cub Scout adventure.

Lion Cub Scout Requirements

1. Complete each of the following Lion Required Adventures with your den or family:

a. Lion's Honor
b. Fun on the Run
c. Animal Kingdom
d. Mountain Lion
e. King of the Jungle


Lion Cub Scout Required Adventures

Your Cub Scout must complete all five of these adventures to earn his Lion badge.

Lion's Honor Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Lion's Honor


  1. Show the Cub Scout sign. Tell what it means.
  2. Repeat the Cub Scout motto. Tell what it means.
  3. Show the Cub Scout salute. Tell what it means.
  4. Show teamwork and good sportsmanship by playing a game with your den.
  5. Participate in an outing.

Fun on the Run Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Fun on the Run

  1. Learn and demonstrate three exercises you can do each day.
  2. Have Lions make a nutritious snack for the den.
  3. Understand the importance of rest.
  4. Participate as a den in Jungle Field Day.

Animal Kingdom Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Animal Kingdom

  1. Learn the role of someone who provides a service to your community.
  2. Demonstrate you know what to do in an emergency.
  3. Choose two energy saving projects to practice in your home for two weeks.
  4. Participate in a Lion den family service project for others.

Mountain Lion Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Mountain Lion

  1. Gather the outdoor items you need to have with you when you go on an outdoor adventure, and understand how they are used. Also understand and commit to practicing the buddy system.
  2. Learn what SAW (Stay, Answer, Whistle) means. Demonstrate what you can do to stay safe if you become separated from the group when you are outdoors.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of respect for animals and nature when participating in a learning hike.

King of the Jungle Requirements

Cub Scout Lion King of the Jungle

  1. Participate in a flag ceremony with your den.
  2. Explain what it means to be a good citizen.
  3. Explain what it means to be a leader.

Lion Cub Scout Elective Adventures

I'll Do It Myself Requirements

Cub Scout Lion I'll Do It Myself

  1. Make and use a Lion Scout bag and hanger for personal Scouting gear.
  2. Make a personal care checklist.
  3. Practice tying shoelaces.

Pick My Path Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Pick My Path

  1. Explain that choices have consequences.
  2. Perform a Good Turn for another person.
  3. Teach a game to another person. This requirement may be accomplished at home or at the outing.

Gizmos and Gadgets Requirements

Cub Scouts Lion Gizmos and Gadgets

  1. Explore properties of motion.
  2. Explore properties of force.
  3. Use household materials to create a useful object.

On Your Mark Requirements

Cub Scout Lion On Your Mark

  1. Participate in a game with your den.
  2. Participate in an obstacle course relay.
  3. Participate in a box derby race.

Build It Up, Knock It Down Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Build it Up Knock it Down

  1. Discuss with other Lions things that can be built and things that can be knocked down.
  2. Discuss with other Lions how they and their fellow Lions can be built up and knocked down, not just physically but also emotionally.
  3. Build structures using available materials.

Rumble in the Jungle Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Rumble in the Jungle

  1. Play a game with rules; indicate an understanding of the rules and why it is important to follow the rules while playing the game.
  2. Choose a jungle animal that you would like to be; describe the animal and why you chose it. Participate in a parade with the other animals in your den. Communicate with other animals using your animal's sounds, both as loudly as you can and as softly as you can.

Ready, Set, Grow Requirements

Cub Scout Lion Ready Set Grow

    1. Visit with an individual who can demonstrate different ways to garden (outside, greenhouse, container, etc.) and the basic skills needed to garden.
    2. Learn where the food we eat comes from.
    3. Plant a small container garden.