Wolf Cubs

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Once a scout has graduated from Tiger Cubs, or has completed the first grade, or is 8 years old, they begin their Cub Scouting journey! There are lots of exciting and interesting things to do as a Wolf Cub Scout. To start off, the scouts begins working on Wolf achievements. There are 12 in all, and are listed in the Wolf Cub Scout book. As the scout completes each adventure, an adult member of his family must approve the achievement by signing the handbook. The Den Leader keeps a record of the scouts’ progress on the Cub Scout Den Advancement Chart, and gives scouts recognition at a Den Meeting for passing each milestone. When a scout has completed all twelve parts of the Wolf trail, they have earned the right to wear the Wolf badge which is presented at a ceremony during a Pack Meeting.

The founder of Scouting, Sir Robert Baden-Powell of England, based his ideas for Cub Scouts on a Rudyard Kipling book called Mowgli’s Brothers. The story is part of Kipling’s Jungle Books series and is set in India.

In the story, a young boy is separated from his family when his village is attacked by a tiger named Shere Khan. A family of wolves finds him and raises him. When the boy grows older, the family asks Akela, the great leader of the wolf pack, if he may join the pack. The pack council allows him to join so that they can protect him from Shere Khan and other dangers in the jungle.

Wolf Badge of Rank

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Upcoming Events
  • Parent/Leader Meeting October 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Burbank First United Methodist These are Pack 225 planning meetings, and all parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!
  • Pack Meeting - Pumpkin Fun Run October 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm St Francis Xavier - upper parking lot by Holy Cross Hall Annual Fees are DUE to be collected at this meeting. POPCORN ORDER DUE!! Information on the Pumpkin Fun Run will come closer to the event. This meeting is being hosted by the Webelos II.
  • Council-wide Cub Haunt-On October 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm – October 28, 2018 at 10:00 am Camp Verdugo Oaks You must register online early at https://vh.tentaroo.com. This event will fill up quickly! For more information please visit: HTTP://www.scoutbook.com/mobile/dashboard/calendar/event.asp?EventID=1552888