Den Meeting Plan – Marbles Belt Loop

This meeting plan covers all of the requirements for the Marbles belt loop for the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. I am going to use this den meeting plan to help my Webelos earn their Sportsman activity badge, but it makes a fun den meeting at any of the age levels for Cub Scouts.

I have included some basic rules for Ringer. There are house rules and other variations which can be added. The rules I use are very simple rules to make it easy for Cub Scouts to learn the game. Traditionally, there are two players, but you can let up to six beginners play together.

Printable copy of  Den Meeting Plan for Marbles Belt Loop (includes timeline)

Den Meeting Plan

Your will need to gather these materials beforehand:

  • US flag for flag ceremony
  • Enough marbles (including shooters) that your group can all play a game at the same time.
  • Chalk to draw circles on ground for Ringer or (if playing indoors) old sheets or tarps with circles drawn on them
  • Printouts of rules and skills for game

Gathering Activity




  • Hand out awards and recognitions
  • Do announcements for upcoming den and pack events
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4 Responses to Den Meeting Plan – Marbles Belt Loop

  1. Becky @ Scout-Mom July 26, 2011 at 8:13 PM #

    I love your site! I featured your Marbles post in my recent Blog Love Wednesday and linked back to you. Here is the link

  2. Heather September 23, 2011 at 6:49 PM #

    Thank you for this site! Needed the rules fast! SOOOO Glad you had made it easy for me. :) Be back for more later!

  3. Marv March 27, 2012 at 8:41 PM #

    Used the marble belt loop plan at tonights den meeting (tigers). The boys loved it. Great site Scouter Mom! Scouter dad’s can use it too.

  4. Todd February 8, 2014 at 2:20 PM #

    Indoor alternative to create circles – I just put down masking or painters tape on our living room carpet. Tape must be ‘stretched’ a little to create a circle.

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