One of the things I love about Scouting is that it recognizes kids for achievements no matter what their interests. Maybe you have a child who is not comfortable at all on the soccer field, but he has a great imagination and can tell a story like nobody’s business.
Here is a beltloop from the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports Program for the bookworm in your family. After he completes these three requirements, he can start working on the pin.
Printable copy of Reading and Writing Belt Loop and Pin Requirements
Reading and Writing Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Visit a library and get your own library card. Check out and return a book.
- Write a letter or a short story. Read it to your den or family.
- Keep a diary of your activities for one week. Read it to your den or family.