The Cub Scouts Akela fun badge is part woven & part embroidered and is an optional identity badge aimed at Cub Scout Leaders.
These badges are a great way to identify who's who within the pack, Akela is for the Cub Scout Leader while the others are for the Cub Scout Leader Assistants/Helpers
Akela is obtained from the Hindi word meaning alone.
Akela, the grey wolf, led the pack by strength and cunning, layout full length on his rock, and below him sat 40 of his wolves.
In Cub Scouts, Akela is a symbol of wisdom, authority and leadership, and is reserved for the leader of the Group.