Arrow of Light Den
Cub Scout Pack 33
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Welcome Tigers to your FIRST YEAR of Cub Scouts!
The Tiger den is designed with 1st graders in mind. The Adventures focus on getting the boys up and active. Listed below are the various requirements that your son will be expected to complete, with the help of his Parent Partner and Den Leader. Please keep in mind that these are just the basic explanations and that full criteria are listed in your son's book:
Tiger Adventure: Backyard Jungle
Take a 1-foot hike. Make a list of the living things you find on your 1-foot hike.
Point out two different kinds of birds that live in your area.
Be helpful to plants and animals by planting a tree or other plant in your neighborhood.
Build and hang a birdhouse.
With your adult partner, go on a walk, and pick out two sounds you hear in your “jungle.”
Tiger Adventure: Games Tigers Play
Do the following:
Play two initiative or team-building games with the members of your den.
Listen carefully to your leader while the rules are being explained, and follow directions when playing.
At the end of the game, talk with the leader about what you learned when you played the game. Tell how you helped the den by playing your part.
Make up a game with the members of your den.
Make up a new game, and play it with your family or members of your den or pack.
While at a sporting event, ask a participant why he or she thinks it is important to be active.
Bring a nutritious snack to a den meeting. Share why you picked it and what makes it a good snack choice.
Tiger Adventure: My Family's Duty to God
Complete requirement 1 and at least two from requirements 2–4.
With your adult partner, find out what duty to God means to your family.
Find out what makes each member of your family special.
With your family, make a project that shows your family's beliefs about God.
Participate in a worship experience or activity with your family.
Tiger Adventure: Team Tiger
List the different teams of which you are a part.
With your den, make a den job chart that shows everyone doing something to help. As one of the den jobs, lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a den meeting.
Pick two chores you will do at home once a week for a month.
Make a chart to show three ways that members of your Tiger team are different from each other.
Do an activity to help your community or neighborhood team.
Tiger Adventure: Tiger Bites
Identify three good food choices and three foods that would not be good choices.
Show that you know the difference between a fruit and a vegetable. Eat one of each.
With your adult partner, pick a job to help your family at mealtime. Do it every day for one week.
Show you can keep yourself and your personal area clean.
Talk with your adult partner about what foods you can eat with your fingers. Practice your manners when eating them.
With your adult partner, plan and make a good snack choice or other nutritious food to share with your den.
Tiger Adventure: Tigers in the Wild
With your adult partner, name and collect the Cub Scout Six Essentials you need for a hike. Tell your den leader what you would need to add to your list if it rains.
Go for a short hike with your den or family, and carry your own gear. Show you know how to get ready for this hike.
Do the following:
Listen while your leader reads the Outdoor Code. Talk about how you can be clean in your outdoor manners.
Listen while your leader reads the Leave No Trace Principles for Kids. Discuss why you should "Trash Your Trash."
Apply the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Principles for Kids on your Tiger den and pack outings. After one outing, share what you did to demonstrate the principles you discussed.
While on the hike, find three different kinds of plants, animals, or signs that animals have been on the trail. List what you saw in your Tiger handbook.
Participate in an outdoor pack meeting or pack campout campfire. Sing a song and act out a skit with your Tiger den as part of the program.
Find two different trees and two different types of plants that grow in your area. Write their names in your Tiger handbook.
Visit a nearby nature center, zoo, or another outside place with your family or den. Learn more about two animals, and write down two interesting things about them in your Tiger handbook.
The Tiger Den also must complete at least 1 ELECTIVE Adventure, to be decided by the Den Leader as the year progresses. She will let you know which elective she's chosen when the time comes.
Download your Handbook!
If you'd like to check out the book that your boy(s) will be using in his Tiger Den, there is a
version available from
Amazon's Kindle Store
, for $9.99, if you to prefer to have it for your Kindle-friendly devices.
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