Lion Den



Lion Den Achievement


To earn their Lion badge, each scout must complete the five required adventures with seven optional elective adventures. As the scout completes the adventures stickers are placed in their Lion Adventure Book. The Lion Den overview can be found here.



Lion Required Adventures


Animal Kingdom


Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Learn the role of someone who provides a service to your community.

Requirement 2: Demonstrate you know what to do in an emergency.

Requirement 3: Choose two energy saving projects to practice in your home for two weeks.

Requirement 4: Participate in a Lion den family service project for others.


Fun on the Run


Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Learn and demonstrate three exercises you can do each day.

Requirement 2: Have Lions make a nutritious snack for the den.

Requirement 3: Understand the importance of rest.

Requirement 4: Participate as a den in Jungle Field Day.


King of the Jungle


Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Participate in a flag ceremony with your den.

Requirement 2: Explain what it means to be a good citizen.

Requirement 3: Explain what it means to be a leader.


Lion's Honor


Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Show the Cub Scout sign. Tell what it means.

Requirement 2: Repeat the Cub Scout motto. Tell what it means.

Requirement 3: Show the Cub Scout salute. Tell what it means.

Requirement 4: Show teamwork and good sportsmanship by playing a game with your den.

Requirement 5: Participate in an outing.


Mountain Lion


Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Gather the outdoor items you need to have with you when you go on an outdoor adventure, and understand how they are used. Also understand and commit to practicing the buddy system.

Requirement 2: Learn what SAW (Stay, Answer, Whistle) means. Demonstrate what you can do to stay safe if you become separated from the group when you are outdoors.

Requirement 3: Demonstrate an understanding of respect for animals and nature when participating in a learning hike.




Lion Elective Adventures


Build It Up, Knock It Down

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Discuss with other Lions things that can be built and things that can be knocked down.

Requirement 2: Discuss with other Lions how they and their fellow Lions can be built up and knocked down, not just physically but also emotionally.



Gizmos and Gadgets

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Explore properties of motion.

Requirement 2: Explore properties of force.

Requirement 3: Use household materials to crate a useful object.



I'll Do It Myself

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Make and use a "Lion Bag" and hanger for personal Scouting gear.

Requirement 2: Make a personal care checklist.

Requirement 3: Practice tying shoelaces.



On Your Mark

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Participate in a game with your den.

Requirement 2: Participate in an obstacle course relay.

Requirement 3: Participate in a box derby race.



Pick My Path

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Explain that choices have consequences.

Requirement 3: Perform a Good Turn for another person.

Requirement 4: Teach a game to another person. This requirement may be accomplished at home or at the outing.



Ready, Set, Grow

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Visit with an individual who can demonstrate different ways to garden (outside, greenhouse, container, etc.) and the basic skills needed to garden.

Requirement 2: Learn where the food we eat comes from.

Requirement 3: Plant a small container garden.



Rumble in the Jungle

Complete the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Play a game with rules; indicate an understanding of the rules and why it is important to follow the rules while playing the game.

Requirement 2: Choose a jungle animal that you would like to be; describe the animal and why you chose it. a. Participate in a parade with the other animals in your den. b. Communicate with other animals using your animal's sounds, both as loudly as you can and as softly as you can.