Cub Scout Archives: Communicating Belt Loop and Pin
The Communicating 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.
Webelos who earn the Communicating Belt Loop while a Webelos also complete requirement 15 for the Communicator activity badge.
Picture Telephone Game Picture Telephone is a visual version of the classic telephone game. Our Crew recently played this during the Communication section of the Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews course.
When Must Belt Loop and Pin Requirement Be Fulfilled A reader asks "In working on BL and pin requirements, do the scouts need to complete the requirements during a current "year" (their Wolf or Bear year for example)? " The requirements are not year specific, so we have always allowed our Cub Scouts to work on the requirements at any time since they joined Cub Scouting.
Who Can Earn Belt Loops A reader asks when a Cub Scout may work on a belt loop. Any Cub Scout can work on the belt loops and pins in the Academics and Sports program at any time.
Cyber Chip Program The BSA Cyber Chip program encourages Scouts to learn how to use their electronic devices safely. Some of the issues the program addresses are protecting personal information, cyber bullying, appropriate use of social media, cell phones, texting, and netiquette.
My Story Mystery Game The My Story Mystery Game is a great way to get to know some "history" about a group of individuals. It makes a great icebreaker. It can also serve as an introduction to a discussion about oral history and storytelling.
Communicating Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Learning how to express ideas is important for people of all ages. Cub Scouts can practice storytelling, writing, and presentation skills by working on the Communicating belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.
Communicating Pin for Cub Scouts If you have Cub Scouts who like to read, write, and talk, then they might want to check out the Communicating Pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. They will have to earn the Communicating belt loop first, and then they can choose five of the requirements from the twelve options for the pin.
Webelos Communicator Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 2 Giving the talks was definitely the high point of this meeting. My den all brought in props and were well prepared for the talks.
Webelos Communicator Activity Badge Den Meeting Plan Part 1 My den seemed to enjoy doing this badge. They are all good at talking, but they had to spend some time listening and cooperating to finish the requirements.
October Pack Meeting - Good Manners Belt Loop (Responsibility) The core value for October is Responsibility. So we are going to let the Cub Scouts work on the Good Manners belt loop.
Helps 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.