Bear Trail

Third graders work toward the Bear rank. The Bear rank is earned by completing the seven adventures described below.

If a Cub Scout has not previously earned the Bobcat Badge, it must be earned first.

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Bear Rank Requirements

1. Complete each of the six required adventures:

  • Baloo the Builder

  • Bear Claws

  • Bear Necessities

  • Fellowship and Duty to God

  • Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

  • Paws for Action (Duty to Country)

2. In addition to the six required adventures, complete at least one elective adventure of your den’s or family’s choosing.

3. With your parent, guardian, or other caring adult, complete the exercises in the pamphlet entitled How to Protect Your Children From Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide.

4. Earn the Cyber Chip award for your age. (The Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your parent or guardian if you do not have access to the internet.) OR Earn the Protect Yourself Rules Preview Adventure for Bear.