Cub Scout Archives: Collecting Belt Loop and Pin

Collecting Belt Loop and Pin

The Collecting belt loop and pin are part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This program gives Cub Scouts the opportunity to receive recognition for exploring different areas of interest.

Collecting Belt Loop and Pin Requirements


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Cub Scout Academics and Sports ProgramHelps and Requirements for the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Belt Loops and Pins  The Cub Scout Academics and Sports program gives Cub Scouts the opportunity to receive recognition for exploring different areas of interest. Cub Scouts earn belt loops which can be worn on the official Cub Scout belt when they investigate one of these areas. When they explore one of the topics further, they earn a pin. The pins are not worn on the uniform.