These will be the requirements for the Tiger Core (Required)
Adventures on or after June 1, 2015.
This material is still a DRAFT, and may change by the time
the 2015 Cub Scout Tiger Handbook is released.
There are 6 Core (Required) Adventures in the Tiger program:
- Backyard Jungle
- Games Tigers Play
- My Family's Duty to God
- Team Tiger
- Tiger Bites
- Tigers in the Wild
- 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.”
- 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.
Complete requirement 1 and at least two from requirements 2–4.
- With your adult partner, find out what duty to God means to
- Find out what makes each member of your family special.
- With your family, make a project that shows your family's beliefs
- Participate in a worship experience or activity with your family.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Find two different trees and two different types of plants that
grow in your area. Write down 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.
2015–2016 Cub Scout Requirements (Updated September 19, 2014)