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Arrow of Light Badge

Arrow of Light Badge Requirements


These were the requirements from June 1, 2015 until the revisions made on December 1, 2016

To see the CURRENT requirements, Click here.

For the previous requirements, Click here


  1. Be active in your Webelos den for at least six months since completing the fourth grade or for at least six months since becoming 10 years old. (Being active means having good attendance, paying your den dues, and working on den projects.)
  2. Complete each of the following Arrow of Light required adventures with your den or family:
    1. Building a Better World
    2. Camper
    3. Duty to God in Action
    4. Scouting Adventure
  3. Complete three Webelos elective adventures of your den or family's choosing.
    1.
    2.
    3.
  4. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide, and earn the Cyber Chip award for your age.*

*If your family does not have Internet access at home AND you do not have ready Internet access at school or another public place or via a mobile device, the Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your parent or guardian.


For those Scouts who earned the Webelos Badge before June 1, 2015, there were two options for earning the Arrow of Light:

  • Option 1:
    They could continue to work out of the previous handbook and complete the Arrow of Light requirements as stated.
    See the requirements here.
    Either activity pins or adventure pins could be used to satisfy elective requirements.
  • Option 2:
    They could begin using the new Webelos Handbook and the Webelos Den Leader Guide for the Arrow of Light adventures.
    They must complete the four defined required adventures, and to satisfy the requirement for three electives they have two choices:

Checklist for use with these requirements: PDF Format DOCX Format


Source: Cub Scout Webelos Handbook (#33452 - SKU 620139)


Page updated on: December 16, 2016



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