Awards & Programs for Wolf Cubs

All religious courseware and programs are prescribed by the various religious institutions that have chosen to develop them. The programs are not created or maintained by the Boy Scouts. BSA simply approves the program structure and provides a method of recognition via the Uniform Knots for Scouts and Adults.

Religious study programs that are designed for 2nd grade youth can be used to satisfy the rank requirements for Wolf.

A Cub Scout-specific metal ‘device’ (pin # 926) is available for the Purple Scout Religous Knot, BSA part number 05007

Depending on the scout’s faith, they have options such as:

Roman Catholic Light of Chirst 1st & 2nd grade
Christian Protestent God & Me 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade
Islamic Bismillah 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade
Jewish Aleph 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th

To complete the WOLF RANK,
Activity 11 is “Duty to God”, which includes the following requirements:


  1. Complete the Character Connection for Faith
  • Know. What is “faith”? With your family, discuss some people who have shown their faith – who have shown an inner strength based on their trust in a higher power or cause.
    Discuss the good qualities of these people.
  • Commit. Discuss these questions with your family: What problems did these faithful people overcome to follow or practice their beliefs? What challenges might you face in doing your duty to God? Who can help you with these challenges?
  • Practice. Practice your faith while doing the requirements for “Duty to God.”
  1. Talk with your family about what they believe is their duty to God.
  2. Give two ideas on how you can practice or demonstrate your religious beliefs.
  3. Choose one and do it. Find out how you can help your church, synagogue, mosque, temple, or religious fellowship.

Guidance based on the BSA Wolf Handbook (2006 edition) – pages 94-99.

If you know of other resources related Religious Programs, Awards or Rank Advancements, please let us know !


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