Winter Cubbing Badge
Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article may no longer be applicable.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Winter Skills.
Winter adds a new dimension to outdoor activities. Cubs develop basic knowledge and skills to help them safely enjoy the outdoors during the winter.
To earn the Winter Cubbing Badge, complete the following requirements:
- Describe how to prevent and treat:
- (a) Frost-bite
- (b) Skin on cold metal
- (c) Snow blindness
- (d) Breaking through ice
- (e) Hypothermia
- Show that you are properly dressed for a winter outing or describe how to dress for winter weather. Know the importance of staying dry.
- Recognize and identify in winter conditions three common birds and three common trees or shrubs.
- Point out the North Star and three night sky features, such as stars, constellations, and planets.
- Take part in two of the following:
- (a) a winter camp
- (b) a winter hike
- (c) two winter outdoor meetings
- (d) lighting a fire and cooking a simple meal under winter conditions
- (e) a hike on snowshoes or skis
- (f) an ice fishing trip
- 1 (a): First Aider Badge 2h
- 1 (e): First Aider Badge 2j
- 3: Black Star A8, Black Star B2, Observer Badge 2, World Conservation Badge 6a, World Scout Environment Award - Natural Habitat
- 4: Black Star A11, Astronomer Badge, Observer Badge 7, Green Star B3, Canadian Camper Award 5d
- 5 (a): Camping Badge 1b, Canadian Camper Award 4
- 5 (b): Green Star B1, Hiking Badge 6
- 5 (d): Green Star A7, Green Star B2, Camping Badge 5b, Cooking Badge, Canadian Camper Award
- The Cub Book, pages 106-107.
- Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY