Cub Scout Changes for 2015

Downloadable Sample Handbooks



  • Emphasis on Oath & Law

  • Tiger Cub becomes Tiger with new image

  • Arrow of Light will no longer require earning - Webelos

  • Activities - more active, more aligned with Aims/Mission

  • Advancement - simplified

  • Academics & sports program discontinued (5/15)

  • Current immediate/elective recognition devices replaced

  • One Den Leader Guide per rank

Not Changing


  • Family focus

  • Ranks or approach

  • Ages (or genders)

  • Den/pack meeting structures

  • Outdoor program

  • Delivery model

  • Fun - even more than before



New Advancement Requirements

Transition Guidelines

Merchandise and Council Changes

Pre-Order form 


National FAQ if this does not answer your questions please contact Trey Smith 

For merchandise questions please contact Misti at 806-747-2631


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