Third graders will find the Bear Cub book challenging with all the different activities and electives to choose from.
(If the Cub Scout has not previously earned the
Bobcat Badge, it must be earned first). See Advancement section for the requirements
for this badge.
They must complete 3 Achievements to earn 1 of the 4 possible red beads.
They may also work on any of the electives
that can earn them arrow points later after
they receive their Bear Badge. Any unused parts of achievements that were not used toearn the Bear Badge may NOT used to earn Arrow Points. For the first 10 electives theBear scout earns his Gold arrow point and then for every 10 electives after that they receive a Silver arrow point. Only 1 Gold arrow point can be earned but the Wolf Cub Scout can earn many Silver arrow points.
To earn the Bear rank a Cub Scout must complete 12 achievements out of a possible 24 that are offered in the book. Within each group, a required number of achievements must be completed.
The achievements are grouped in 4 major areas:
(Note that these achievements, are primarily done
at home and signed off by an adult family member
after the boy has completed each one. The book is
then shown to the Den Leader who records the
progress and also signs the boy's book).
To promote uniform wearing, bringing books to Den meetings and attendance I have a Bead roll form under Sundry that you just check off the boxes.