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Cub Scout Sports Program

Archery

BB Gun

Badminton

Baseball

Basketball

Bicycling

Bowling

Fishing

Fitness

Flag Football

Golf

Gymnastics

Hiking

Hockey

Horseback Riding

Ice Skating

Kickball

Marbles

Roller Skating

Skateboarding

Snow Ski and Board Sports

Soccer

Softball

Swimming

Table Tennis


Tennis

Ultimate

Volleyball

The Sports Program is an optional program for all Cub Scouts. It is not part of the normal requirements towards ranks (except were used in obtaining the Webelos Sportsman and Athlete activity badges). Its purpose is to assist the Scouts in learning a new skill, or improving one they already posses. Loops and pins can be are earned by Tiger Cubs, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts. Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins. Complete details on using the sports program are contained in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (#34299).

Cub Scout Sports Program Currently, recognition can be earned for the following 28 sports: Archery, BB-Gun, Badminton, Baseball. Basketball, Bicycling, Bowling, Fishing, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Hiking, Hockey, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Kickball, Marbles, Physical Fitness, Roller Skating, Skateboarding, Snow Ski and Board Sports, Soccer, Softball,Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate, and Volleyball Before you write us, asking for a new Belt Loop for a different sport, like Karate or Tackle Football, please read our explanation why they are not included in the program. In September, 2002, the awards for Flag Football were added, Skating (roller and ice) was replaced with separate awards for Ice Skating and Roller Skating, and Skiing was replaced with Snow Ski and Board Sports. In addition, the requirements for Swimming and Bicycling were revised. The awards for Hiking, Hockey, Horseback Riding, Kickball, and Skateboarding were added in November, 2009, and most of the other sports had revisions to the requirements..


The Shooting Sports belt loops and pins (Archery and BB Shooting) can only be earned under BSA range trained supervision. The BB Shooting loop and pin MUST be earned at a BSA facility range.

Sports Belt Loops The Cub Scout Sports Belt Loops are worn on the navy blue Cub Scout belt. They will not fit on the khaki (olive) Boy Scout / Webelos belt. Webelos Scouts may continue to wear the blue belt on their uniforms. The same belt loop may be earned once within each rank. Belt loops for each sport may be earned once within each rank. Sports belt loops are earned by the Cub by meeting the requirements listed. Please note there are special requirements for the BB-Shooting and Archery belt loops.

Sports Pins The Cub Scout Sports Pins are worn on civilian clothes only. The pins are triangular in shape. The designs for the various pins are shown on the belt loops for each subject. Sports pins are given in each sport for Cub Scouts to recognize physical development. Sports pins are earned by meeting the appropriate requirements. Please note there are special requirements for the BB-Shooting and Archery sports pins.

Worksheets Craig Lincoln has prepared worksheets that can be used (if desired) to document the work on some of the Academics Belt Loops and Pins.

ZIP File of ALL available worksheets (Large Files!)

DOC files

PDF Files

As mentioned above, the Belt Loops for Skating and Skiing have been replaced. Here are images of these former loops:


Skating

Skiing


Cub Scout Academics Program

Art

Astronomy

Chess

Citizenship

Collecting

Communicating

Computers

Disabilities Awareness

Family Travel

Geography

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Good Manners

Heritages

Language and Culture

Map and Compass

Mathematics

Music

Nutrition

Pet Care

Photography

Reading and Writing

Science

Video Games

Weather

Wildlife Conservation

The Academics Program is an optional program for all Cub Scouts. It is not part of the normal requirements towards ranks. Its purpose is to assist the Scouts in learning a


new skill, or improving one they already posses. Many of the Academic belt loops can be used by Webelos Scouts when working on various Activity Badges. Loops and pins can be are earned by Tiger Cubs, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts. Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins. Complete details on using the academics program are contained in the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (#34299).

Recognitions can be earned for the following 25 academic areas: Art, Astronomy, Chess, Citizenship, Collecting, Communicating, Computers, Dis abilities Awareness, Family Travel, Geography, Geology, Good Manners, Heritages, Language and Culture, Map and Compass, Mathematics, Music, Nutrition, Pet Care, Photography, Reading and Writing,Science, Video Games, Weather, and Wildlife Conservation The awards for Astronomy, Collecting, Language and Culture, Geology, and Map and Compass, were added in September, 2002. The awards for Disabilities Awareness, Family Travel, Good Manners, Nutrition, Pet Care, Photography, Reading and Writing, and Video Games were added in November, 2009, and most of the other subjects had revisions to the requirements.

Academics Belt Loops The Cub Scout Academics Belt Loops shown above are worn on the navy blue Cub Scout belt. They will not fit on the khaki (olive) Boy Scout / Webelos belt. Webelos may continue to wear the blue belt on their uniforms. Academics belt loops for each subject may be earned once within each rank. Academics belt loops are earned by the Cub by meeting the requirements listed.


Academics Pins The Cub Scout Academics Pins are worn on civilian clothes only. The pins are triangular in shape. The designs for the various pins are shown on the belt loops for each subject. Academics pins are given in each subject for Cub Scouts to recognize academic development The Academics Pin for a specific subject may be earned once within each rank. Academics pins are earned by meeting the appropriate requirements.

Worksheets Craig Lincoln has prepared worksheets that can be used (if desired) to document the work on some of the Academics Belt Loops and Pins.

ZIP File of ALL available worksheets (Large Files!)

DOC files

PDF Files


Belt Loops