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1998 Wolf Badge
Requirements Changes

The following Achievements were 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.


ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. YOUR FLAG
    1. Learn about your state the flag of your state or territory and how to display it.
  1. KEEP YOUR BODY HEALTHY
    1. Tell three four ways to stop the spread of colds.
  1. KNOW YOUR HOME AND COMMUNITY
    1. Tell what to do if someone comes to the door and wants to come in.
    2. Tell what to do if someone calls on the phone.
    3. Talk with others in your home about helping. Agree on the home jobs you will do. Make a list of your jobs.
  1. TOOLS FOR FIXING AND BUILDING
    1. Use a pattern or plan to make Make a birdhouse, a set of bookends, or something else useful.
  1. YOUR LIVING WORLD
    This achievement is also part of the World Conservation 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.
  1. COOKING AND EATING
    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. With a grown-up, help Help to plan, prepare, and cook an outdoor meal.
  1. BE SAFE AT HOME AND ON THE STREET
    1. WITH A GROWN-UP, check your home for things that could may help keep you safe.
  1. DUTY TO GOD
    1. Give some ideas on how you can show practice or demonstrate your religious beliefs.
  1. MAKING CHOICES
    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. 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?
    3. (Renumbered only - previously item (c))
    4. (Renumbered only - previously item (d))
    5. 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? (Renumbered  - previously item (e))
    6. (Renumbered only - previously item (f))
    7. 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?
    8. (Renumbered only - previously item (g))
    9. What would you do if you were in a public restroom and someone tried to touch you.

ELECTIVES

1. IT'S A SECRET

c. "Write" your name with the alphabet that deaf people use.

2. BE AN ACTOR

b. Make some scenery for a skit.

c. Make sound effects for a skit.

d. Be the announcer for a skit.

e. Make a paper sack mask for a skit.

3. MAKE IT YOURSELF

a. Make something useful for your home or school. 
Start with a recipe card holder.

b. Make a ruler and measure to see how far you can stretch your hand.

c. Make and use a bench fork.

d. Make a door stop.

e. Or make something else.

10. NATIVE AMERICAN LORE

b. Make a musical instrument used by Native Americans.

d. Make a traditional tool.

e. Make a model of a traditional house.

11. SING-A-LONG

d. Learn the words and sing the first verse of three other songs, hymns, or prayers. On a piece of paper, write the verse of one of the songs you learned.

e. Learn and sing a song that would be sung as a grace before meals. Write the words on a piece of paper.

12. BE AN ARTIST

d. Help draw, paint, or crayon some scenery for a skit, play, or puppet show.

13. BIRDS

This elective is also part of the World Conservation Award.

b. Put out nesting material (short pieces of yarn and string) for birds and tell which birds might use it.

14. PETS

d. Tell what is meant by rabid.  Name some animals that can have rabies.   Tell what you should do if you see a dog or wild animal that is behaving strangely.   Tell what you should do if you find a dead animal.

15. GROW SOMETHING

This elective is also part of the World Conservation Award.

18. OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

b. With a parent, help plan and run a family or den outing.

19, FISHING

This elective is also part of the World Conservation Award.

b. Rig a pole with the right kind of line and hook. Attach a bobber and sinker, if you need them. Then go fishing.

e. Tell about some of the fishing laws where you live.

20. SPORTS

c. Know archery safety rules. Know how to shoot properly. Put four of six arrows into a 1.2 meter target that is 15 steps away from you.

d. Understand the safety and courtesy code for skiing. Show walking and the kick turn. Do climbing with a side stop or herringbone. Show the snowplow or stem turn, and how to get up from a fall.

e. Know the safety rules for ice skating. Skate, without falling, as far as you can walk in 50 steps. Come to a stop. Turn from forward to backward.

f. In roller skating, know the safety rules. From a standing start, skate forward as far as you can walk in 50 steps. Come to a stop within 10 walking steps. Skate around a corner one way without coasting. Then do the same coming back. Turn from forward to backward.

j. Show how to dribble and kick a soccer ball.  Take part in a game.

21. COMPUTERS

a. Visit a place where computers are used. Find out what they do.

b. Explain what a computer program does.  Use a program to write a report for school, to write a letter, or for something else.

c. Tell what a computer mouse is.  Describe how a CD-ROM is used.

22. SAY IT RIGHT

d. Tell how to get to a nearby fire station or police station from your home, your den meeting, and school. Use directions and street names.


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