Webelos Information - Webelos Introduction

The Webelos Badge


"We'll   Be   Loyal   Scouts"

That's where the name Webelos comes from. Webelos Scouting the next step towards becoming a Boy Scout. It is a program that starts upon graduation from fouth grade - as a Bear Cub Scout - and ends some 20+ months later in February with the Arrow of light Award. To be eligible for this program the the Cub Scout must first earn the Bobcat Badge. The Webelos scout will have the opportunity to earn 2 rank awards - similar to Boy Scout rank. To earn these awards the Webelos scout must learn many things and do several activities along with earning up to 20 Activity Pins or sometimes called badges - similar to Boy Scout Merit Badges. In the Webelos Program only the Webelos Leader can sign off on acticity requirements.

  • Have an adult member of your family read and sign the Parent Guide in your Webelos book.
  • Be an active member of your Webelos den for 3 months.
  • Know and explain the meaning of the Webelos badge.
  • Point out and explain the parts of the Webelos Scout uniform. Tell when to and not to wear it.
  • Earn Fitness and two other activity badges - one from each of two different activity badge groups.
  • Plan and lead a flag ceremony in your den.
  • Show that you know and understand the requirements to be a Boy Scout.
  • Earn the religious emblem of your faith.

Materials found on InsaneScouter'.org is © 1998 - 2025, but may be reproduced and used for anything consistent with the Scouting and Guiding programs. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the url to have it removed or your copyright information added. All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization including Boy Scouts of America.

Scouting resources for Den Leaders, Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Girl Guides, Girl Scout, Cub Scout, Venturing, Exploring, Beavers, Joey, Boy Scout Leaders