Tioga First Baptist Church Attakapas District Site Lousiana Purchace Council Site BSA Offical Website
Special Award Opportunities

 

Patch/Badge
Information

All Ranks

Attend Cub Scout day camp or Cub Scout/ Webelos Scout resident camp.

I promise to practice the Leave No Trace frontcountry guidelines wherever I go:

  1. Plan ahead.
  2. Stick to trails.
  3. Manage your pet.
  4. Leave what you find.
  5. Respect other visitors.
  6. Trash your trash.

The Cub Scout version of the World Conservation Award can be earned by Wolf or Bear Cub Scouts, and by Webelos Scouts.

This award can be earned only once while you are in Cub Scouting 
(i.e. as either a Wolf Cub Scout, a Bear Cub Scout, or as a Webelos Scout).

As a Wolf Cub Scout, you can earn the Cub Scout World Conservation Award by doing the following:

  1. Complete achievement #7 - Your Living World
  2. Complete all Arrow Points in 2 of the following 3 Electives:
    • #13 - Birds
    • #15 - Grow Something
    • #19 - Fishing
  3. Participate in a den or pack conservation project in addition to the above

 

As a Bear Cub Scout, you can earn the Cub Scout World Conservation Award by doing the following:

  1. Complete achievement #5 - SHARING YOUR WORLD WITH WILDLIFE
  2. Complete all requirements in 2 of the following 3 electives:
    • #2 - Weather
    • #12 - Nature Crafts
    • #15 - Water and Soil Conservation
  3. Participate in a den or pack conservation project in addition to the above

As a Webelos Scout, you can earn the Cub Scout World Conservation Award by doing the following:

  1. Earn the Forester activity badge.
  2. Earn the Naturalist activity badge.
  3. Earn the Outdoorsman activity badge.
  4. Participate in a den or pack conservation project.

 

The Physical Fitness Award is part of a BSA program of emphasis for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders. Details of the program are on-line, on the official BSA web site, and can be seen by clicking here.

  1. Complete a cardiovascular fitness evaluation/consultation with your personal health care provider. (This can be done as part of the examination required by any council-approved class 3 medical evaluation.)
  2. Using the BSA references listed after the seven major components, give a presentation to a BSA or other community youth group (at least eight youth participants) on cardiovascular fitness, diet, the health benefits of regular aerobic exercise, exercise recommendation for the Scout-age group, and healthy lifestyles.
  3. Review the BSA guidelines for the Athletics and other physical activity or personal fitness-oriented merit badge and explain steps you have taken to follow each of the guidelines for the fitness goals. Explain precautions to be taken for a physical fitness activity in each of the following: woods, fields, facilities, and waterfront.

 

 

  1. Explain to your mentor the symptoms of dehydration and hypothermia. Explain the special considerations for preventing dehydration and hypothermia.
  2. Properly outfit for physical activities with proper equipment, clothing, and footwear. Know your own capabilities and limitations. Illustrate how you would prepare for the physical fitness goals included in the award program.
  3. With supervision from your mentor or other qualified persons, set up a fitness goal-oriented plan using the seven major components of fitness.
  4. Demonstrate your ability to improve your strength, posture, endurance, agility, speed, accuracy, and balance with your own goal-oriented fitness plan.

Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts may be awarded, and wear, below the right pocket on their uniforms, the Recruiter Strip shown above

There are NO formal requirements for these strips Each Unit establishes the procedure for awarding the strip. Usually, a Recruiter Strip is awarded to a Cub Scout or Boy Scout the first time he is successful in getting a friend, relative, classmate, or other acquaintance to join his unit.

Typically, only ONE strip is awarded to a boy while he is a Cub Scout, and another may be awarded while he is a Boy Scout.

The Whittling Chip patch is considered a "Temporary Patch" and, if worn, should be worn 
centered on the RIGHT Pocket of the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout Uniform Shirt. 
It should NOT be sewn on a pocket flap

In return for the privilege of carrying a pocketknife to designated Cub Scout functions, I agree to the following:

  1. I will treat my pocketknife with the respect due a useful tool.
  2. I will always close my pocketknife and put it away when not in use.
  3. I will not use my pocketknife when it might injure someone near me.
  4. I promise never to throw my pocketknife for any reason.
  5. I will use my pocketknife in a safe manner at all times.

Tiger Cub Requirments

  1. Complete Tiger Cub Achievement 3—Keeping Myself Healthy and Safe. This achievement covers a family fire plan and drill and what to do if separated from the family.
  2. Complete Tiger Cub Elective 27—Emergency! This elective helps a Tiger Cub be ready for emergencies and dangerous situations and has him discuss a family emergency plan with his family.
  3. With your parent or guardian's help, complete one of these three activities.
    • Take the American Red Cross First Aid for Children Today (FACT) course.
    •  Join a safe kids program such as McGruff Child Identification, Internet Safety, or Safety at Home.
    • Show and tell your family household what you have learned about preparing for emergencies.

Wolf Cub Scout Requirements

  1. Complete Wolf Cub Scout Achievement 9*—Be Safe at Home and on the Street. This is a check of your home to keep it safe.
  2. Complete Wolf Cub Scout Elective 16*—Family Alert. This elective is about designing a plan for your home and family in case an emergency takes place.
  3. With your parent or guardian's help, complete one of the following activities that you have not already completed for this award as a Tiger Cub:
    • Take American Red Cross Basic Aid Training (BAT) to learn emergency skills and care for choking, wounds, nose bleeds, falls, and animal bites. This course includes responses for fire safety, poisoning, water accidents, substance abuse, and more.
    • Make a presentation to your family on what you have learned about preparing for emergencies.
    • Join a Safe Kids program such as McGruff Child Identification program. Put on a training program for your family or den on stranger awareness, Internet safety, or safety at home.

* Achievement and elective numbers could change; the achievement or elective title determines what the requirement is.

 

 

Bear Cub Scout Requirements

  1. Complete Bear Cub Scout Achievement 11*—Be Ready. The focus of this achievement is the best way to handle emergencies.
  2. Make a small display or give a presentation for your family or den on what you have learned about preparing for emergencies.
  3. With your parent or guardian's help, complete one of the following activities that you have not already completed for this award as a Tiger Cub or Wolf Cub Scout:
    • Take American Red Cross Basic Aid Training (BAT) to learn emergency skills and care for choking, wounds, nose bleeds, falls, and animal bites. This course includes responses for fire safety, poisoning, water accidents, substance abuse, and more..
    • Put together a family emergency kit for use in the home.
    • Organize a safe kids program such as McGruff Child Identification program. Put on a training program for your family or den on stranger awareness, Internet safety, or safety at home.

* Achievement and elective numbers could change; the achievement or elective title determines what the requirement is.

Webelos Scout Requirements

  1. Earn the Readyman activity badge from the community badge group.
  2. Build a family emergency kit, with an adult family member participating in the project.
  3. With your parent or guardian's help, complete one of the following that you have not already completed for this award as a Tiger Cub or Wolf or Bear Cub Scout:
    • Take a first aid course conducted by your local American Red Cross chapter.
    • Give a presentation to your den on preparing for emergencies.
    • Organize a training program for your Webelos den on stranger awareness, Internet safety, or safety at home.
Interpretuter Badge
Language
Arabic
Cantonese
Dutch
French
German
Greek
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Mandarin (traditional)
Mandarin
Portuguese
Russian
Signing
Spanish
Vietnamese
Armenian
Bengali
Finnish
Hebrew
Japanese Interpretation
Korean
Korean (in English)

Youth and Adult members (Scouters in all programs) may wear this strip if they show their knowledge of a foreign language or the sign language for the hearing impaired by:

  1. Carrying on a 5-minute conversation in this language.
  2. Translating a 2-minute speech or address.
  3. Writing a letter in the language (Does not apply for sign language)
  4. Translating 200 words or more from the written word.


UNIFORM INSIGNIA WORN CENTERED ABOVE  "BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA" STRIP

NOTE: The strips shown on this page are a representative sample of some of the languages available. Others can be ordered through the Council Service Center. Older strips were red and white, while newer strips are khaki-tan and red.

Derby Award
Association
Participation in the Pine Car Derby
Acting member of the Pinecar "PitCrew"
Participation Pin for Pine car Derby
Space Derby Participation- Generic
Space Derby Participation- 2010 Collectable
Rain Gutter Regatta Participation Patch

This is NOT a complete list of Awards that your child could recieve. Please see your Den Leader/Pack Master for Details