2 – The Scout Motto

bobcatNo matter what age or grade a boy joins Cub Scouting, he must earn his Bobcat badge before he can advance to the rank of Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, or Webelos. A boy must complete the Bobcat requirements, which include:


Learn and say the Cub Scout motto, the Cub Scout Promise, and the Law of the Pack, and tell what they mean:

Cub Scout Motto
Do Your Best
Cub Scout Promise
I, (name), promise
to do my best
To do my duty
to God and my country,
To help other people, and
To obey the Law of the Pack.
Law of the Pack
The Cub Scout
follows Akela**.
The Cub Scout
helps the pack go.
The pack
helps the Cub Scout grow.
The Cub Scout gives goodwill.

** In Cub Scouts, Akela is a symbol of wisdom, authority, and leadership.

Show the Cub Scout sign, salute, and handshake and tell what they mean


Show that you understand and believe that it is important to be honest and trustworthy