Do FOUR of the following
- THE PAST IS EXCITING AND IMPORTANT (Page 72)
Do requirement 7 and two other requirements.
- Visit your library or newspaper office. Ask to see back issues of newspapers or an almanac.
- Find someone who was a Cub Scout a long time ago. Talk with him about what Cub Scouting was like then.
- Start or add to an existing den or pack scrapbook.
- Trace your family back through your grandparents or great-grandparents; or, talk to a grandparent about what it was like when he or she was younger.
- Find out some history about your community.
- Start your own history: keep a journal for 2 weeks.
- Complete the Character Connection for Respect.
- Know. As you learn about how Cub Scout-age life was like for adults you know, does what you learn change what you think about them. Tell how it might help you respect or value them more.
- Commit. Can you think of reasons others might be disrespectful to people or things you value? Name one new way you will show respect for a person or thing someone else values.
- Practice. List some ways you can show respect for people and events in the past.
- WHAT’S COOKING? (Page 80)
Do four requirements.
- With an adult, bake cookies.
- With an adult, make snacks for the next den meeting.
- With an adult, prepare one part of your breakfast, one part of your lunch, and one part of your supper.
- Make a list of the “junk foods” you eat. Discuss “junk food” with a parent or teacher.
- Make some trail food for a hike.
- With an adult, make a dessert for your family.
- With an adult, cook something outdoors.
- FAMILY FUN (Page 90)
Do both requirements.
- Go on a day trip or evening out with members of your family.
- Have a family fun night at home.
- BE READY! (Page 96)
Do requirements 1 through 5 and requirement 7. Requirement 6 is recommended, but not required.
- Tell what to do in case of an accident in the home. A family member needs help. Someone’s clothes catch on fire.
- Tell what to do in case of a water accident.
- Tell what to do in case of a school bus accident.
- Tell what to do in case of a car accident.
- With your family, plan escape routes from your home and have a practice drill.
- Have a health checkup by a physician (optional).
- Complete the Character Connection for Courage.
- Know. Memorize the courage steps: Be brave, Be calm, Be clear, and Be careful. Tell why each courage step is important. How will memorizing the courage steps help you to be ready?
- Commit. Tell why it might be difficult to follow the courage steps in an emergency situation. Think of other times you can use the courage steps. (Standing up to a bully is one example.)
- Practice. Act out one of the requirements using these courage steps: Be brave, Be calm, Be clear, and Be careful.
- FAMILY OUTDOOR ADVENTURE (Page 106)
This achievement is also part of Cub Scouting’s Leave No Trace Award.
Do three requirements.
- Go camping with your family.
- Go on a hike with your family.
- Have a picnic with your family.
- Attend an outdoor event with your family.
- Plan your outdoor family day.
- SAVING WELL, SPENDING WELL (Page 112)
Do four requirements.
- Go grocery shopping with a parent or other adult member of your family.
- Set up a savings account.
- Keep a record of how you spend money for 2 weeks.
- Pretend you are shopping for a car for your family.
- Discuss family finances with a parent or guardian.
- Play a board game with your family that involves the use of play money.
- With an adult, figure out how much it costs for each person in your home to eat one meal.