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Glossary

Akela
The adult Cub Scout partner.
Bear
A Cub Scout rank for boys who have completed second grade, or who are nine years old.   There are twenty-four Bear achievements in four different categories. The Cub Scout must complete twelve of these to earn the Bear badge. These requirements are somewhat more difficult and challenging than those for Wolf rank.
Bobcat
A Cub Scout rank, earned by every new Cub by learning the Cub Scout Law, Cub Scout Promise, Cub Scout Sign, etc.
Council
A collection of Cub Scout Districts. Our is the Norwela Council.
Cub Master
The adult Cub Scout pack leader. There is also an assistant position.
Cub Scouting
A program of organized activities for boys between the ages of six and thirteen, and in grades 1 through 5. It is part of Boy Scouts of America.
Den
A group of boys of the same age (usually no more than twelve) who meet together on a regular basis to work on Cub Scout activities.
Den Chief
A Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, or Explorer Scout who is trained to assist the Webelos Den Leader.
Den Leader
The adult leader of a Cub Scout den.
Denner
Webelos Scout elected by the other Scouts to assist the Webelos Den Leader.
District
A collection of Cub Scout dens. Ours is Northern Lights District.
Pack
A group of dens who meet regularly (usually monthly) for activities and recognition. Ours is Pack 610.
Tiger Cub
The Cub Scout rank for boys who have completed kindergarten or are seven years old.
Webelos
"We be loyal scouts" The Cub Scout rank  for boys who have completed third grade (or are age 10). A boy may begin working on the Webelos badge as soon as he joins a Webelos den. This is the first step in his transition from the Webelos den to the Boy Scout troop. As he completes the requirements found in the Webelos Scout Book, he will work on activity badges, attend meetings led by adults, and become familiar with the Boy Scout requirements - all leading to the Arrow of Light Award.
Wolf
 The Wolf program is for boys who have completed first grade (or are age 8). To earn the Wolf badge, a boy must pass twelve achievements involving simple physical and mental skills.