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Age Requirements / Advancement / Highest Awards

Age Range / Highest Award

Program Minimum Age Maximum Age Highest Award
Tiger Cubs completed Kindergarten OR age 7* Wolf age  
Wolf Cub Scouts completed grade 1 OR age 8* Bear age  
Bear Cub Scouts completed grade 2 OR age 9* Webelos age  
Webelos Scouts completed grade 3 OR age 10* until age 11.5 OR completed grade 5 Arrow of Light


Tiger Cub neckerchief
Tiger Cub Neckerchief
Wolf neckerchief
Wolf Neckerchief
Bear neckerchief
Bear Neckerchief
Webelos neckerchief
Webelos Neckerchief

Pending Changes (for 2015)

Bobcat rank
Bobcat (joining requirements; now considered a rank)
Tiger Cub rank
Tiger Cub (rank for boys in First grade)
Wolf rank
Wolf (rank for boys in Second grade)
Bear rank
Bear (rank for boys in Third grade)
Webelos rank (blue)Webelos rank (khaki)
Webelos (rank for boys in Fourth or Fifth grades)
(for wear with blue uniform/left; khaki uniform/right)
Arrow of Light rank
Arrow of Light (highest rank, requires earning the Webelos rank, for boys in Fifth grade)

Other Advancement-related Badges & Awards

Webelos Compass Points
Webelos Compass Points
Webelos Super Achiever
Webelos Super Achiever
Gold & Silver Arrow Points
Gold & Silver Arrow Points
Webelos Activity Badges
Webelos Activity Badges
(8 required for Arrow of Light)
Cub Scout World Conservation Award
Cub Scout World Conservation Award
Cub Scouts Sports & Academics Letter
Cub Scouts Sports & Academics Letter
Cub Scout Academics & Sports Belt Loops
Cub Scout Academics (left 2) & Sports (right 2) Belt Loops
(see complete list below)

Age Requirements/Advancement/Highest Awards—

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