The Wolf Badge requirements were revised in the 1998 edition of the
Wolf Cub Scout Book.
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
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.
- FEATS OF SKILL
Do ONE of the following:
- Play catch with someone 10 steps away. Play until you
can throw and catch.
- Walk a line back and forth. Do it sideways too. Then
walk the edge of a board six steps each way.
- Do a front roll.
- Do a back roll.
- Do a falling forward roll.
- See how high you can jump.
- Do the elephant walk, frog leap, and crab walk.
- Swim as far as you can walk in 15 steps.
- Using a basketball or playground ball -
Bounce pass, baseball pass, do a chest pass.
- Do a frog stand.
- Run or jog for 10 minutes. Or jog in place for 10
- YOUR FLAG
- Give the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United
States of America. Tell what it means.
- Lead a flag ceremony in your den.
- Tell how to respect and take care of the flag. Show
three ways to display the flag.
- Learn about the flag of your state or territory and how to
- With the help of another person, fold the flag.
- KEEP YOUR BODY HEALTHY
- Show that you know and follow the seven rules of
- Tell four ways to stop the spread of colds.
- Show what to do for a small cut.
- KNOW YOUR HOME AND COMMUNITY
- Write down the phone numbers you need to have. Put
them by your phone.
- Tell what to do if someone comes to the door and wants to come
- Tell what to do if someone calls on the phone.
- When I leave our home I will __________________
- Talk with others in your home about helping. Agree on
the home jobs you will do. Make a list of your jobs.
- TOOLS FOR FIXING AND BUILDING
- Point out and name eight tools. Do this at home, or go
to a hardware store with a grown-up. Tell what each tool
- Show how to use pliers.
- Use a screwdriver to drive a screw.
- Show how to use a hammer.
- Use a pattern or a plan to make a birdhouse, a set of
bookends, or something else useful.
- START A COLLECTION
- Make a collection of anything you like. Start with 10
things. Put them together in a neat way.
- Show and explain your collection to another person.
- YOUR LIVING WORLD
This achievement is also part of the Wold
- Land, air, and water can get dirty. On a sheet of paper, list
ways this can happen.
- It takes a lot of energy to make galss, can, and paper products.
You can help save energy by collecting those items for use again. White
the name of the recycling center closest to you. Find out what items you
can send to this center.
- With a grown-up, pick up litter in your neighborhood. Wear gloves
to protect your hands against germs and cuts from sharp objects.
- With a grown-up, find three stories
that tell how people are protecting our world. Read and discuss them
- Beisdes recycling, there are other ways to save energy.
List three ways you can save
energy, and do them.
- COOKING AND EATING
- Study the Food Guide Pryamid. Name some foods from each of the
food groups in the pyramid.
- Plan the meals you and your family should have for one
day. List things your family should have from the four
- Help fix at least one meal for your family. Help set
the table, cook the food, and wash the dishes.
- Fix your own breakfast. Wash and put away the dishes.
- With a grown-up, help to plan, prepare, and cook an outdoor meal.
- BE SAFE AT HOME AND ON THE STREET
- WITH A GROWN-UP, check your home for things that could
help keep you safe.
- WITH A GROWN-UP, check for danger from fire.
- Practice good rules of street and road safety.
- Know the rules of bike safety.
- FAMILY FUN
Do two of these five requirements:
- Make a game like one of these. Play it with your
family. (Eagle Golf, Beanbag Archery.)
- Plan a walk. Go to a park or wooded area, visit a zoo
or museum with your family.
- Read a book or Boys' Life magazine with your family.
Take turns reading aloud.
- Decide with Akela what you will watch on television or
listen to on the radio.
- Attend a concert, a play, or other live program with
- DUTY TO GOD
- Talk with your folks about what they believe is their
duty to God.
- Give some ideas on how you can practice or demonstrate your
- Find out how you can help your church, synagogue, or
- MAKING CHOICES
Do four of these nine requirements:
- There is an older boy who hangs around Jason's school.
He tries to give drugs to the children. What would you
do if you were Jason?
- Mel is home alone. The phone rings. When Mel answers,
someone asks if Mel's mother is home. She is not. Mel
is alone. What would you do if you were Mel?
- 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?
- John 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 John?
- 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
- Chris and his little brother are home alone in the
afternoon. A woman knocks on the door and says she wants
to read the meter. She is not wearing a uniform. What
would you do if you were Chris?
- 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?
- 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?
- Mr. Palmer is blind. He has a guide dog. One day as he is
crossing the street, some kids whitsle and call to the dog. They want you
and your friends to call the dog, too. What would you do?
- What would you do if someone came up to you and said
your parent was sick and you were to go with him?
Old Wolf Badge Requirements