If a Cub Scout has completed the first grade (or is 8 years old) he may begin working on his Wolf rank. During work at home and in the den, the Wolf Cub Scout earns beads as evidence that they are progressing toward rank.
Upon completion of the required Wolf achievements, he is awarded the Wolf badge, and may continue to work on Wolf electives in twenty-two different areas. When a boy completes ten projects he receives a Gold Arrow Point . For each additional ten projects he receives a Silver Arrow Point .