Snow Ski and Board Sports Pin

Snow Ski and Board Sports Pin for Cub Scouts

Snow season is here. If you have an opportunity to get out snowboarding or skiing, your Cub Scout can earn the Snow Ski and Board Sports pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.

Snow Ski and Board Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Snow Ski and Board Sports belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Explain the different kinds of ski lifts, such as a rope tow and “fixed grip” and “detachable” chair lifts.
  2. Describe the five universal symbols used to indicate ski trail difficulty.
  3. Demonstrate how to hold your position and get up from a fall.
  4. Demonstrate how to fall safely to avoid injury.
  5. Explain why it is important to protect nature and wildlife while skiing or snowboarding.
  6. Practice skiing or snowboarding for at least five hours. You can do this in more than one day.
  7. Explain what to do if you see a skiing or snow boarding accident. Discuss the dangers of avalanche.
  8. Take a skiing or snowboarding lesson.
  9. View a video on skiing or snowboarding.
  10. Talk with a member of a ski patrol and learn about his or her position at the ski slope.
  11. Learn about an Olympian who competed in skiing or snowboarding and report to your den.
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