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Wolf Badge Requirements

As revised in the 1998 edition of the Wolf Cub Scout Book.
(Revised requirements are shown in bold underlined type.
Deletions are shown struck through in red italics, like this text.

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To earn the Wolf rank a Cub Scout must complete 49 tasks out of a possible 62 tasks that are offered in the book.

If the Cub Scout has not previously earned the Bobcat Badge, it must be earned first.

Note that these activities are primarily done at home and signed off by the parent after the boy has completed each task. The book is then shown to the Den Leader who records the progress and also signs the boy's book.


  1. Feats of Skill
  2. Your Flag
  3. Keep Your Body Healthy
  4. Know Your Home and Community
  5. Tools for Fixing and Building
  6. Start a Collection
  7. Your Living World
  8. Cooking and Eating
  9. Be Safe at Home and On the Street
  10. Family Fun
  11. Duty to God
  12. Making Choices

  1. FEATS OF SKILL  (Page 38)
    1. Play catch with someone 10 steps away. Play until you can throw and catch.
    2. Walk a line back and forth. Do it sideways too. Then walk the edge of a board six steps each way.
    3. Do a front roll.
    4. Do a back roll.
    5. Do a falling forward roll.

    Do one of the following (f, g, h, i, j, or k):

    1. See how high you can jump.
    2. Do the elephant walk, frog leap, and crab walk.
    3. Swim as far as you can walk in 15 steps.
    4. Using a basketball or playground ball, do a - Baseball pass, Chest pass, and a Bounce pass.
    5. Do a frog stand.
    6. Run or jog for 10 minutes OR jog in place for 5 minutes.

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  2. YOUR FLAG (Page 46)
    1. Give the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. Tell what it means.
    2. Lead a flag ceremony in your den. Here are some ideas:
      (Ideas shown in book)
    3. Tell how to respect and take care of the flag. Show three ways to display the flag.
    4. Learn about your state the flag of your state or territory and how to display it.
    5. With the help of another person, fold the flag.

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    1. Show that you know and follow the seven rules of health.
    2. Tell three four ways to stop the spread of colds.
    3. Show what to do for a small cut on your finger.

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    1. Write down the phone numbers you need to have. Put them by your phone.
      (Police, Fire, Doctor, Mother at work, Father at work, Family friend.)
    2. Tell what to do if someone comes to the door and wants to come in.
    3. Tell what to do if someone calls on the phone.
    4. When I leave our home I will......
      (List given in Book.)
    5. Talk with others in your home about helping. Agree on the home jobs you will do. Make a list of your jobs.

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    1. Point out and name eight tools. Do this at home, or go to a hardware store with a grown-up. Tell what each tool does.
    2. Show how to use pliers.
    3. Use a screwdriver to drive a screw.
    4. Show how to use a hammer.
    5. Use a pattern or plan to make Make a birdhouse, a set of bookends, or something else useful.

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    1. Make a collection of anything you like. Start with 10 things. Put them together in a neat way.
    2. Show and explain your collection to another person.

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  7. YOUR LIVING WORLD (Page 74)
    This achievement is also part of the Cub Scout World Conservation Award and Cub Scouting's Leave No Trace Award.
    1. Pick up litter you see.  Put it where it belongs.   Or recycle it.  Land, air and water can get dirty.  On a sheet of paper, list ways this can happen.
    2. List 10 ways your neighborhood gets dirty.  Don't forget the air and water.  It takes a lot of energy to make glass, cans, and paper products.  You can help save energy by collecting those items for use again.  Write the name of the recycling center closest to you.  Find out what items you can save and send to this center.
    3. Write three ways to make where you live more beautiful.  Then do it..  With a grown-up, pick up litter in your neighborhood.  Wear gloves to protect your hands against germs and cuts from sharp objects.
    4. With a grown-up,find three or four stories from newspapers or magazines that tell how people are protecting our living world. Read and discuss them together.
    5. Energy is a resource. Besides recycling, there are other ways to save energy.  List three ways you can save energy, and do them. Save energy by doing them.

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    1. Study the Food Guide Pyramid.  Name some foods from each of the basic food groups shown in the pyramid.
    2. Plan the meals you and your family should have for one day. List things your family should have from the basic food groups shown in the Food Group Pyramid.  At each meal, you should have foods from at least three food groups.
    3. Help fix at least one meal for your family. Help set the table, cook the food, and wash the dishes.
    4. Fix your own breakfast. Wash and put away the dishes.
    5. With a grown-up, help Help to plan, prepare, and cook an outdoor meal.

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    1. WITH A GROWN-UP, check your home for things that could may help keep you safe.
    2. WITH A GROWN-UP, check for danger from fire.
    3. Practice good rules of street and road safety.
    4. Know the rules of bike safety.

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  10. FAMILY FUN (Page 88)
    Do TWO of these five requirements:
    1. Make a game like one of these. Play it with your family.
      (Eagle Golf, Beanbag Archery.)
    2. Plan a walk. Go to a park or a wooded area, or visit a zoo or museum with your family.
    3. Read a book or Boys' Life magazine with your family. Take turns reading aloud.
    4. Decide with Akela. what you will watch on television or listen to on the radio.
    5. Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with your family.

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  11. . DUTY TO GOD (Page 92)
    1. Talk with your folks about what they believe is their duty to God.
    2. Give some ideas on how you can show practice or demonstrate your religious beliefs.
    3. Find out how you can help your church, synagogue, or religious fellowship.

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  12. . MAKING CHOICES (Page 96)
    Do  FOUR of these nine requirements:
    1. There is an older boy who hangs around Jason's school. He tries to give pills drugs to the children. What would you do if you were Jason?
    2. Mel is home alone. The phone rings. When Mel answers, a stranger asks if Mel's mother is home. She is not. Mel is alone. What would you do if you were Mel?
    3. Justin is new to your school.  He has braces on his legs and walks with a limp.  Some of the kids at school tease him.  They want you to tease him, too.   What would you do?
    4. c. Juan is on a walk with his little sister. A car stops and a man asks them to come over to the car. What would you do if you were Juan?
    5. d. Matthew's grandmother gives him money to buy an ice- cream cone. On the way to the store, a bigger boy asks for money and threatens to hit Matthew if he does not give him some money. If you were Matthew what would you do?
    6. e. Chris and his little brother are home alone in the afternoon. A woman man knocks on the door and says she he wants to read the meter. She He is not wearing a uniform. What would you do if you were Chris?
    7. f. Sam is home alone. He looks out the window and sees a man trying to break into a neighbor's back door. What would you do if you were Sam?
    8. Mr. Palmer is blind.  He has a guide dog.  One day as he is crossing the street, some kids whistle and call to the dog.  They want you and your friends to call the dog, too.  What would you do?
    9. g. Some kids who go to Bob's school want him to steal candy and gum from a store, which they can share later. Bob knows this is wrong, but he wants to be popular with these kids. What would you do if you were Bob?
      h. What would you do if you were in a public restroom and someone tried to touch you.

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Page updated on: November 28, 2017

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