Cub Stars and Badges

There are 6 Stars in the Cub Program, plus a top Award, the Silver Star:


Black Star
Natural World

Green Star
The Outdoors

Tawny Star
Creative Expression

Red Star
Health and Fitness

Blue Star
Home and Community

Purple Star
Canada and the World


Along with each star there is a set of related activity badges:

Natural World

Black Star

If you are interested in learning about nature, here's a good place to start. The Black Star Activities will introduce you to the natural world and how it works.

Black Star
Astronomer BadgeGardener Badge
Naturalist BadgeObserver Badge
Recycling BadgeWorld Conservation Badge
Canadian Wilderness Award
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The Outdoors

Green Star

Green Star Activities will help you get started in learning the basic outdoor skills. If you're interested in how to camp and take care of yourself in the outdoors, try starting with these activities.

Green Star
Camping BadgeCooking Badge
Fishing BadgeHiking Badge
Trailcraft BadgeWatercraft Badge
Winter Cubbing Badge
Canadian Camper Award
Canadian Heritage Trails Award
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Creative Expression

Tawny Star

The Tawny Star Activities will give you a whole variety of creative activities. Try as many as you like and let your imagination go wild!

Tawny Star
Artist BadgeCarpenter Badge
Collector BadgeComputer Badge
Entertainer BadgeHandicraft Badge
Musician BadgePhotographer Badge
Reader Badge
Canadian Arts Award
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Health and Fitness

Red Star

No matter who you are, having an active life is the first step in being fit and healthy. These activities will teach you the basics of how to take care of your body and keep it in shape.

Red Star
Athlete BadgeCyclist Badge
Skater BadgeSkier Badge
Snowboarder BadgeSwimmer Badge
Team Player Badge
Canadian Healthy Living Award
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Home and Community

Blue Star

Learning how to take care of your home and getting around your community are part of becoming a responsible grownup. These activities will get you started on exploring where you live.

Blue Star
Disability Awareness BadgeFamily Helper Badge
Family Safety BadgeFirst Aider Badge
Guide BadgeHome Repair Badge
Law Awareness BadgePet Care Badge
Canadian Family Care Award
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Canada and the World

Purple Star

Canada and the World is a big place to learn about. Here's good place to start you on your way.

Purple Star
Aboriginal Awareness BadgeCanadian Heritage Badge
International Trade BadgeSpace Exploration Badge
World Cubbing BadgeWorld Religions Badge
Cub Individual Specialty BadgePack Specialty Badge
Language StripReligion in Life Emblem
World Citizen Award
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The Silver Star

Our local way, of recognizing top contribution of a Cub to their Pack, their community, and their own growth and development. This may be worn on their Scout uniform, to recognize the achievement.

Requirements
  1. Complete all the stars. - help yourself
    a) Black
    b) Green
    c) Tawny
    d) Red
    e) Blue
    f) Purple
  2. Participate in the pack leadership, as a Sixer or Second help your pack
  3. Complete either of the World Scout Environmental or the World Conservation Awards help your planet
  4. Complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service with a presentation of the activity to your Pack help your community and development of pack (key is it must be outside scouting program)
  5. Complete your First Aider badge - ready to help others
  6. Complete two badges in each of the six activity areas help explore diversity and challenge
    a) Natural World
    b) Outdoor Activity
    c) Creative Expression
    d) Health & Fitness
    e) Home & Community
    f) Canada & the World
  7. Complete at least four overnight camps
  8. Lead the pack in a game/activity etc of their choice planned and implemented by them with no or limited leader help.
    a) Plan an activity
    b) Present your plan for review with the sixers' council and leaders
    Resources needed list?
    Where?
    When?
    Why?
    What?
    Who?
    c) Gain approval of the sixers and leaders
    d) Run your activity
    e) Review how it went with lessons learned for all cubs in council
    f) Presentation to sixers council by cub outlining their project including:
    What they learned
    What the next person could do to make it better
    If we need to change the approach to get it done better (not make it easier but better, this is key)

Our sincere thanks, to Akela at the 1st Whitby Wolf Cub group, who clearly learned the motto from Beavers, and freely provided us with all of these well put-together electronic excerpts from the Cub Handbook!