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 Cub Scout:  Bobcat Badge
When you join the Cub Scouts, no matter how old you are, you become a Bobcat first.
You must complete 7 steps to become a Bobcat:

                      Do Your Best 

New  for Cub, learn about : 

           Scout   Promise: 

 On my honor I will do my best

To do my duty to God and my country

and to obey the Scout Law;

To help other people at all times;

To keep myself physically strong,

 mentally awake, and morally straight.

New for Cubs, learn about:         

              Scout Law:

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly,  courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent.

                      SCOUT LAW

       A Scout is TRUSTWORTHY.  A Scout tells the truth.  He keeps his
       promises.  honesty is a part of his code of conduct.  People can always
       depend on him.

       A Scout is LOYAL.  A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout
       leaders, school, nation, and world community.

       A Scout is HELPFUL.  A Scout is concerned about other people.   He
       willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.

       A Scout is FRIENDLY.  A Scout is a friend to all.  He is a brother to
       other Scouts.  He seeks to understand others.  He respects those with
       ideas and customs that are different from his own.

       A Scout is COURTEOUS.  A Scout is polite to everyone regardless
       of age or position.  He knows that good manners make it easier for people
       to get along together.

       A Scout is KIND.  A Scout understands there is strength in being
       gentle.  He treats others as he wants to be treated.  He does not harm or
       kill anything without reason.

       A Scout is OBEDIENT.  A Scout follows the rules of his family,
       school, and troop.  He obeys the laws of his community and country.  If
       he thinks these rules and laws are unfair, he tries to have them change
       in an orderly manner rather than disobey them.

       A Scout is CHEERFUL.  A Scout looks for the bright side of life.   He
       cheerfully does tasks that come his way.  He tries to make others happy.

       A Scout is THRIFTY. A Scout works to pay his way and to help
       others.  He saves for the future.  He protects and conserves natural
       resources.  He carefully uses time and property.

       A Scout is BRAVE.   A Scout can face danger even if he is afraid.  He
       has the courage to stand for what he thinks is right even if others laugh
       at him or threaten him.

       A Scout is CLEAN.  A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean.
       He goes around with those who believe in living by these same ideals.
       He helps keep his home and community clean.

       A Scout is REVERENT.  A Scout is reverent towards God.  He is
       faithful in his religious duties.  He respects the beliefs of others.


THE SALUTE. The Cub Scout salute means you respect our

 country's flag or the leader you are saluting. Salute with your right hand.
 If you are wearing your Cub Scout cap, place your two fingers on the brim.
  If you do not have on a cap, place your two fingers over your eyebrow.

CUB SCOUT SIGN. Make this sign with your right hand. Hold
  your arm up straight. do not bend your elbow. The two fingers stand for
 the two points of the promise: to help other people and to obey.
When you say the Cub Scout Promise or the Law of the Pack, give the Cub Scout sign.

THE HANDSHAKE. When you shake hands, use your right hand.
Put the first two fingers along the inside of your friend's wrist. This means
that you are brothers in Cub Scouting and that both of you help other
people and obey the Law of the Pack.

                                    Bobcat paw print


The Cub Scout colors are BLUE and GOLD

The blue stands for truth and spirituality, steadfast loyalty, and the sky above

The gold stands for warm sunlight, good cheer, and happiness

Together, they symbolize what Cub Scouting 
is all about



  1.    The Bobcat Badge is the very first rank that
         EVERY boy MUST earn when entering Cub Scouts.
         The purpose is to instill in the new Cub Scout, the
         8 "tracks" or basic tenets of Cub Scouting.
         This should take only a little time to complete.

Here is an on-line version of the How To Protect Your Children From Child Abuse (requirement )

It is good to know about also: (past requirents)

Akela: Your leader at home or in the Den  (Parent, Den Leader, Grandparent, Cub Master ....)

Tell what WEBELOS means

            "WE'll BE LOyal Scouts "


Bocat Rank
  Old pre 2015 oath and law:

"I .....(name).... promise to do my best
To do my duty to God and my country,
To help other people, and
To obey the Law of the Pack.

"The Cub Scout follows Akela.
The Cub Scout helps the pack go.
The pack helps the Cub Scout Grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill



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