Bobcat requirements include:

  • Learn, say, and tell the meaning of:
      • The Cub Scout Motto

Do Your Best!

      • The Scout Oath

On my honor I will do my best

To do my duty to God and my country

And to obey the Scout Law;

To help other people at all times;

To keep myself physically strong,

mentally awake, and morally straight.

      • The Scout Law

A Scout is TRUSTWORTHY - A Scout tells the truth and keeps his promises. People can depend on him.

A Scout is LOYAL - A Scout is true to his family, friends, Scout leaders, school, and country.

A Scout is HELPFUL - A Scout volunteers to help others without expecting a reward.

A Scout is FRIENDLY - A Scout is a friend to everyone, even people who are very different from him.

A Scout is COURTEOUS - A Scout is polite to everyone and always uses good manners.

A Scout is KIND - A Scout treats others as he wants to be treated. He never harms or kills any living thing without good reason.

A Scout is OBEDIENT - A Scout follows the rules of his family, school, and pack. He obeys the laws of his community and country.

A Scout is CHEERFUL - A Scout looks for the bright side of life. He cheerfully does tasks that come his way. He tries to make others happy.

A Scout is THRIFTY - A Scout works to pay his way. He uses time, property, and natural resources wisely.

A Scout is BRAVE - A Scout can face danger even if he is afraid. He stands for what is right even if others laugh at him.

A Scout is CLEAN - A Scout keeps his body and mind fit. He helps keep his home and community clean.

A Scout is REVERENT - A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others.

  • Show the Cub Scout sign, salute, and handshake and tell what they mean; and
  • With a parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent's Guide.