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Cub Scout Bobcat Rank
The very first rank that EVERY boy MUST earn when entering the Cub
Scouting Program is the Bobcat. The purpose of the Bobcat rank is to teach the new Cub
Scout the following:
Effective June 1, 2006, Boys must earn the Bobcat Badge before
they begin working on the Tiger Cub
Learn and say the CUB SCOUT PROMISE and
complete the Honesty Character Connection.
Know: Discuss these questions
with your family. What is a promise? What does it mean
to "keep your word?" What does honesty mean? What does
it mean to "do your best?"
Commit: Discuss these
questions with your family. Why is a promise important?
Why is it important for people to trust you when you
give your word? When might it be difficult to keep your
word? List examples.
Practice: Discuss with family
members why it is important to be trustworthy and honest
and how can you do your best to be honest when you are
doing the activities in Cub Scouting.
I .....(name).... promise to do my
To do my duty to God and my country,
To help other people, and
To obey the Law of the Pack.
Say the LAW OF THE PACK. Tell what it
The Cub Scout follows Akela.
The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
The pack helps the Cub Scout Grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill.
Tell what WEBELOS means
"WE'll BE Loyal Scouts "
Show the CUB SCOUT SIGN. Tell what it
[Webelos: Make the CUB SCOUT SIGN. Tell
what it means.]
Show the CUB SCOUT HANDSHAKE. Tell what
Say the CUB SCOUT MOTTO. A motto is a
"Do Your Best"
Give the CUB SCOUT SALUTE. Tell what it
With your parent or guardian, complete
the exercises in the booklet, How to Protect Your Children
from Child Abuse.
[Tiger Cub: With your adult partner,
complete "A Bobcat Requirement" in front of the Contents
pages of this handbook.]
[Webelos: With your parent or guardian,
complete the Bobcat Requirements section of "How to Protect
Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide").
(The guide is a pull-out section that
came in the front of the book.)
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