We don’t have any pets of our own any more, but we did have a relatives two dogs as house guests over the holidays while they were away. It made me think of the Pet Care belt loop.
If you have a pet, have your Cub Scout check out the Pet Care Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. He will have to take care of the pet for two weeks (a positive from any parent’s point of view) and learn about his pet. Then all he has to do is make a poster about his pet and show it off.
After he gets the belt loop, he can move on to the Pet Care pin and learn even more.
Pet Care Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Care for your pet for two weeks. Make a list of the tasks that you did to take care of your pet.
- Read a book, explore the Internet (with your parent’s or adult partner’s permission), or acquire a pamphlet about your pet. List three new interesting facts that you learned about your pet.
- Make a poster about your pet. Share your poster with your den, pack, or family.