Cub Scouts who like to bowl can earn the Bowling pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. By earning this recognition, they will practice skills to improve their game and learn more about the sport.
Bowling Pin Requirements
Earn the Bowling belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
- Read about the history of the sport of bowling. Tell your den or an adult family member about what you learned.
- Explain to your den or an adult family member the meaning of the following terms: strike, spare, split, miss, and foul. Show their symbols for scoring.
- Demonstrate proper stance, delivery, balance, and follow-through to your leader or adult partner.
- Try different types of delivery and hand positions and see which work best for you.
- Score a complete game using a score sheet and the proper symbols, or explain the symbols and scoring on a computer-generated score sheet..
- Play at least four games and chart your progress. Figure out your average score.
- Compete in a Scout, family, school, or community bowling tournament.
- Take bowling lessons.
- Attend a parent, high school, college, or professional bowling competition.
- Visit a bowling alley and learn about the care and maintenance of the bowling lanes, pins, and racks.