Wolf Elective 23

  1. LET'S GO CAMPING (Page 222)
    1. Participate with your pack on an overnight campout.
    2. Explain the basics of how to take care of yourself in the outdoors.
    3. Tell what to do if you get lost.
    4. Explain the buddy system.
    5. Attend day camp in your area.
    6. Attend resident camp in your area.
    7. Participate with your den at a campfire in front of your pack.
    8. With your den or pack or family, participate in a worship service outdoors.

Wolf Elective 22

SAY IT RIGHT (Page 218)
  1. Say "hello" in a language other than English.
    (Examples given in book.)
  2. Count to ten in a language other than English.
  3. Tell a short story to your den, your den leader, or an adult.
  4. Tell how to get to a nearby fire station or police station from your home, your den meeting place, and school. Use directions and street names.
  5. Invite a boy to join Cub Scouting or help a new Cub Scout through the Bobcat trail.

Wolf Elective 20

SPORTS (Page 204)
  1. Play a game of tennis, table tennis, or badminton.
  2. Know boating safety rules.
  3. Earn the Cub Scouting shooting sports Archery belt loop.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Go bowling.
  8. Show how to make a sprint start in track. See how far you can run in 10 seconds.
  9. Do a standing long jump. Jump as far as you can.
  10. Play a game of flag football.
  11. Show how to dribble and kick a soccer ball.  Take part in a game.
  12.  Play a game of baseball or softball.
  13. Show how to shoot, pass, and dribble a basketball. Take part in a game.
  14. Earn the Cub Scouting shooting sports BB-gun shooting belt loop.
  15. With your den, participate in four outdoor physical fitness-related activities.

Wolf Elective 19

FISHING (Page 200)
This elective is also part of the Cub Scout World Conservation Award
  1. Identify five different kinds of fish.
  2. Rig a pole with the right kind of line and hook. Attach a bobber and sinker, if you need them. Then go fishing.
  3. Fish with members of your family or an adult. Bait your hook and do your best to catch a fish.
  4. Know the rules of safe fishing.
  5. Tell about some of the fishing laws where you live.
  6. Show how to use a rod and reel.

Wolf Elective 18

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE (Page 196)
  1. Help plan and hold a picnic with your family or den.
  2. With an adult, help plan and run a family or den outing.
  3. Help plan and lay out a treasure hunt something like this.
    (Example map shown in book.)
  4. Help plan and lay out an obstacle race.
    Use this idea or make up your own.
    (Example list shown in book.)
  5. Help plan and lay out an adventure trail.
  6. Take part in two summertime pack events with your den.
  7. Point out poisonous plants. Tell what to do if you accidentally touch one of them.

Wolf Elective 16

FAMILY ALERT (Page 188)
  1. Talk with your family about what you will do in an emergency.
  2. In case of a bad storm or flood, know where you can get safe food and water in your home. Tell how to purify water. Show one way. Know where and how to shut off water, electricity, gas, or oil.
  3. Make a list of your first aid supplies, or make a first aid kit. Know where the first aid things are kept.

Wolf Elective 13

BIRDS (Page 174)
This elective is also part of the World Conservation Award.
  1. Make a list of all the birds you saw in a week and tell where you saw them (field, forest, marsh, yard, or park).
  2. Put out nesting material (short pieces of yarn and string) for birds and tell which birds might use it.
  3. Read a book about birds.
  4. Point out 10 different kinds of birds (5 may be from pictures).
  5. Feed wild birds and tell which birds you fed.
  6. Put out a birdhouse and tell which birds use it.

Wolf Elective 12

BE AN ARTIST (Page 168)
  1. Make a freehand sketch of a person place, or thing.
  2. Tell a story in three steps by drawing three cartoons.
  3. Mix yellow and blue paints, mix yellow and red, and mix red and blue. Tell what color you get from each mixture.
  4. Help draw, paint, or color some scenery for a skit, play, or puppet show.
  5. Make a stencil pattern.
  6. Make a poster for a Cub Scout project or a pack meeting.

Wolf Elective 11

SING-ALONG (Page 162)
  1. Learn and sing the first and last verses of "America."
  2. Learn and sing the first verse of our national anthem.
  3. Learn the words and sing three Cub Scout songs.
  4. Learn the words and sing the first verse of three other songs, hymns, or prayers. Write the verse of one of the songs you learned in the space below (on page 166).
  5. Learn and sing a song that would be sung as a grace before meals. Write the words in the space below (on page 166).
  6. Sing a song with your den at a pack meeting.

Wolf Elective 10

AMERICAN INDIAN LORE (Page 154)
  1. Read a book or tell a story about American Indians, past or present.
  2. Make a musical instrument American Indians used.
  3. Make traditional American Indian clothing.
  4. Make a traditional item or instrument that American Indians used to make their lives easier.
  5. Make a model of a traditional American Indian house.
  6. Learn 12 American Indian word pictures and write a story with them.