Primary's Faith in God for Boys and Cub Scout equivalents
(LDS Packs)

Note: The Cub Scout Faith in God award (Religious Patch) is different from the Primary Faith in God award. To earn the Cub Scout Faith in God award you only need to complete the 7 requirements that are marked with a square-nut symbol in your Primary Faith in God handbook (look below for the requirements marked with to find these 7requirements). To earn the Primary Faith in God certificate, you must complete te rest of the requirements in the handbook as indicated below.

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Primary Faith in God program requirements: Cub Scout equivalents:
Learning and Living the Gospel
Complete at least two of the following activities each year:
 
1. Explain how taking the sacrament helps you renew your baptismal covenant. In a family home evening, teach others about things we can do to remain faithful.
Wolf Achievement #11
Bear Achievement #1
Part of Webelo's Family Member #5
Webelo's Badge requirement #8

2. Give a family home evening lesson on Joseph's Smith First Vision (see Joseph Smith- History 1:1-20). Discuss how Heavenly Father answers our sincere prayers .

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf-Achievement 11 (page 94)
Wolf Elective 22c
Bear-Achievement 1a (page 27)
Webelo's "Family Member" 5 (page 227)
Communicating beltloop requirement #1

3. Mark these verses about the Holy Ghost in your scriptures: John 14:16–17, 2 Nephi 32:5, and Moroni 10:5. Discuss ways the Holy Ghost helps you.
Wolf Achievement #11
Webelos badge req 8e (3rd one)
4. Read a recent conference address given by the prophet. Decide what you can do to follow the prophet, and do it. Wolf Achievement #11
Bear achievements 1b, 18a
Webelos badge req 8e (3rd one)

5. Give an opening and a closing prayer in family home evening or at Primary. Share your feelings about how prayer protects us and helps us to stay close to Heavenly Father and the Savior.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf-Achievement 11 (page 94)
Part of Bear Achievement 1 (page 26)

Webelo's "Family Member" #5 (page 227)

6. Tell a story from the Book of Mormon that teaches about faith in Jesus Christ. Share your testimony of the Savior.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf Achievement 11a
Wolf-Arrow point 22c (page 220)
Bear Achievement 1a
Webelos badge req #8a
Communicating belt loop requirement #1

7. Read D&C 89. Discuss how Heavenly Father blesses us when we faithfully live the Word of Wisdom. Help plan and conduct an activity to teach the Word of Wisdom to others.

Wolf achievement 3a, 12b
Bear Achievement 9d
Webelo's Communicator #2
Webelo's Fitness 4,5,6,7 and 8
Physical Fitness belt loop req. #1

8. Prepare a pedigree chart with your name and your parents’ and grandparents’ names. Prepare a family group record for your family and share a family story. Discuss how performing temple work blesses families.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf-Achievement 11 (page 94)
Bear Achievement 8d, 18f
Webelo's Family Member #12
Heritages belt loop and pin

9. Learn to sing “Choose the Right” (Hymns, no. 239). Explain what agency is and what it means to be responsible for your choices. Discuss how making good choices has helped you develop greater faith.

Wolf achievements 9a and 12
Wolf Elective #11d and e
Bear achievements 1b and 24e
Webelo's Handyman requirement #1
Music Beltloop #2
Citizen pin req #7

10. Plan and complete your own activity that will help you learn and live the gospel

Ideas:
If you choose to read the Book of Mormon, or Book of Mormon reader, this is part of Wolf elective 6b

If you choose to help your family in four Family home evenings: Webelo's Family Member #5

Bear achievements 1b and 18h

Serving Others
Complete at least two of the following activities each year:
 
1. Read and discuss the parable of the good Samaritan (see Luke 10:30–37). Plan and complete a service project that helps a family member or neighbor. After completing the project, discuss how it helped your faith grow stronger.

Wolf Achievement 7d
Bear Achievement 6g
Part of Webelo's Family member #5
Webelo's Scholar 3 and 13
Webelo's badge requirements 8e (5th one)
Citizen beltloop req #3

2. Write a letter to a teacher, your parents, or your grandparents telling them what you appreciate and respect about them.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

If you use a computer-Wolf elective #21b
Bear Achievement 18b,e and 24d
Webelo's "Communicator" 11(page 165)
Communicating beltloop requirement 2

3. Make a list of the qualities you like in a person. Choose one quality to develop in yourself. Discuss how showing respect and kindness strengthens you, your family, and others.
Wolf Achievement 6a,7a,e,9a,10a
Bear Achievements 8g and 24f
Webelos Naturalist #1
Webelos Scholar #1
4. Plan, prepare, and serve a nutritious meal.

Wolf Achievement #8
Bear Achievement 9c,g
Part of Webelo's Family Member #11
Webelos Fitness #3
Heritages pin req #9

5. Entertain young children with songs or games you have learned or made yourself. Show that you know how to care for and protect a young child.

Wolf Achievement 10b
Wolf elective 4
Bear Achievement 10b
Webelos Family Member 8
Communicating pin requirement 10

6. Learn about and practice good manners and courtesy. Wolf Achievement 4c,10a
Bear achievement 24d
7. Plan and hold a parent-child activity, such as a dinner, picnic, hike, day trip, or service project.

Wolf Achievements 4f, 8c,e and 10
Wolf electives 18 a,b,c,d,e and 19c
Bear Achievements 10 ; 12; 14g; 15a
Bear Elective 16d
Webelos Family Member #8
Webelos Outdoorsman #2
Citizen pin req #10
Heritages Pin req #2
Wildlife Conservation pin req #8

8. Read the twelfth article of faith. Discuss what it means to be a good citizen and how your actions can affect others. Wolf Achievement 2
Wolf Electives 11a,b
Bear Achievement 3j
Webelos Citizen 1,4,7,8,9,12,13,14,15
Citizenship belt loop and pin

9. Help your Primary leaders plan and carry out an upcoming quarterly activity.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf Achievement 11d
Wolf Elective 9a (page 152)
Bear Achievement 24c (page 176)
If the Primary activity is a service project, this can also be part of the Citizenship beltoop requirement #3

10. Plan and complete your own activity to serve others (write the activity below).
Developing Talents
Complete at least two of the following activities each year:
 
1. Learn how to budget and save money. Discuss why it is important to faithfully pay our tithing and how Heavenly Father blesses us when we do (see 3 Nephi 24:10–11).
Bear Achievement 13c,g
Bear Elective 21
Webelos Family Member 3,4,7,8
2. Pay your tithing and begin saving for a mission. Bear Achievement 13b
3. Learn to sing, play, or lead a song from the Children’s Songbook. Teach or share the song in a family home evening or at Primary. Discuss how developing talents helps prepare us for service to Heavenly Father and others.
Wolf Electives 11 d,e and f
Part of Bear Achievement 1b
Bear Electives 8b and d
Webelos Showman 8,9,14
Music Beltloop #2
Music pin #2 and #7

4. **Write a poem, story, or short play that teaches a principle of the gospel or is about Heavenly Father’s creations.

Cub Scout Religious Patch requirement

Wolf-Achievement 11 (page 94)
Wolf Electives 2 and 21b
Bear Achievement 18f (page 144)
Could be Webelo's Showman 2 or 19
Communicating pin requirement #1,6

5. Make an item from wood, metal, fabric, or other material, or draw, paint, or sculpt a piece of art. Display your finished work for others to see.

Wolf Achievement 5e
Wolf Electives 3a; 5b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i; 7b,c; 8d; 9b,c; 10b,c,d,e; 12a,b,d,e,f
Bear Achievements 5b, 19c, 20b, 21a,b,d,f
Bear Electives 1b,d, 2b,c; 6d,g; 8a, 9a,c; 10,12,18b
Webelo's Artist 3, 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Webelos Craftman
Webelos Engineer 7,8,9
Art beltloop and pin
Communicating belt loop requirements #3
Citizen belt loop req #2
Citizen pin req #3

Heritages belt loop req #2
Heritages pin req #8
Wildlife Conservation pin req #5
Pinewood Derby car

6. Visit an art museum or attend a concert, play, or other cultural event. Share your experience with your family or activity day group.

Wolf Achievement 10f
Bear Achievement 10a
Bear Elective 9b
Webelos Showman 17
Webelos Traveler 4
Music pin req. #6
Art pin requirement #1

7. Read D&C 88:118. Discuss what it means to “seek learning, even by study and also by faith.” Improve your personal study habits by doing such things as learning how to choose and read good books or being prepared for school each day.
Wolf Elective 6b
Webelos Scholar 2,4,5
8. List five things you can do to help around your home. Discuss the importance of obeying and honoring your parents and learning how to work Wolf Achievements 4a,d,e; 7f; 9b,c
Wolf Electives 14a; 15a,b,c,d; 16
Bear Achievements 7e, 11, 13a, 16a, 18a
Bear Electives 17 and 21b
Webelos Family Member 2,9,10,11,13
Webelos Handyman
Webelos Readyman
Citizen belt loop req #1
Citizen pin req #4
9. Plan a physical fitness program for yourself that may include learning to play a sport or game. Participate in the program for one month.

Wolf achievement 1a,h,,j
Wolf elective 20
Bear Achievements14b,f; 15a, 16, 18c, 23a,b,c
Bear Elective 20
Webelos Athlete
Webelos Sportsman 2,3,4
Physical Fitness belt loop and pin
Other Sport belt loops and pins

10. Learn about and practice good nutrition, good health, and good grooming, including modest dress.

Wolf achievement 3a
Bear Achievement 9d
Webelos Athlete 2,3
Webelos Fitness 1,3,4
Physical Fitness pin req. #1

11. Plan and complete your own activity that will help you develop your talents

Choose your own!

Preparing for the Priesthood
Complete the following activities while you are 11 years old. They will help you prepare to receive the Aaronic Priesthood and become a righteous young man.
 
1. Learn about the restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood (see D&C 13, D&C 107:20, and Joseph Smith—History 1:68–73).
Now you are an 11 year old Boy Scout.
Look in your new handbook for related achievements
2. Read D&C 20:57–60 and Aaronic Priesthood: Fulfilling Our Duty to God [Deacon], page 7. Discuss with a parent or leader the purposes of the Aaronic Priesthood and what it means to do your duty to God.
3. Talk with the deacons quorum presidency about the role of the deacons quorum. Write in your journal how you can serve the Lord as a member of a deacons quorum.
4. Read D&C 88:77–80, D&C 88:118 and D&C 130:19. Discuss with a parent or Primary leader how important a good education is and how it can help strengthen you as a priesthood holder in your home and family and in the Church.

5. Read “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.” Make a list of things you can do to help strengthen your family and make a happy home. Share the list with your parents or Primary leader.

Please note that on earlier editions of the Faith in God for Boys handbook this appears as a requirement for the Cub Scout Religious Patch. They realized that the Religious Patch was to be earned before the boys turned 11 and decided to remove this as a requirement on the newest editions of the handbook.

To earn the Primary Faith in God award, you also need to complete the following: Wolf Achievement 11
Bear Achievement 1
Webelo's Badge requirement 8

Basic Requirements for the Primary's Faith in God award for Boys

  1. Pray daily to Heavenly Father.
  2. Read the scriptures regularly.
  3. Keep the commandments and live “My Gospel Standards”
  4. Honor your parents and be kind to your family.
  5. Pay your tithing and attend tithing settlement.
  6. Attend sacrament meetings and Primary regularly.

Other Requirements

  1. Write your testimony.
  2. Memorize the Articles of Faith and explain what they mean.
  3. Have an interview with a member of your bishopric or branch presidency
Print the Primary Faith in God handbook