Cub Scout Archives: Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program
Helps for the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Belt Loops and Pins
Faith and Our Ancestors Game The Faith and Our Ancestors Game is an icebreaker activity with a genealogy twist. Players ask each other questions about how they think their ancestors lived.
Basketball Pin for Cub Scouts It is basketball season again. If you have a Cub Scout who plays basketball, see if you can interest him in the Basketball pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. If he plays on an organized team he has probably already completed many of the requirements for this recognition.
April Cub Scout Theme - My Family Tree (Faith) The My Family Tree Cub Scout program theme revolves around the idea of the faith our ancestors had to set out into the world, especially those who traveled by boat.
Family Travel Pin for Cub Scouts If you are planning a vacation, then this would be a good time for your Cub Scout to earn the Family Travel pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Computers Pin for Cub Scouts Some kids today seem to be more proficient at using computers than their parents. For your Cub Scouts who know their way around a keyboard and mouse, there is the Computers pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Softball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Baseball is more popular with boys in our area than softball, but some play the sport. A pack game of softball would be a good way to earn the Softball belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Marbles Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Marbles is a classic outdoor game which kids can still enjoy today. So have your Scouts grab a bag of marbles, draw a circle on the ground and earn the Marbles belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Baseball Pin for Cub Scouts Are your Cub Scouts thinking about baseball season already? The baseball players in your pack can earn the Baseball pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. If they play on a organized team they have probably already done many of the requirements.
BSA Wolf Supplemental Den Meeting Plan D - Swimming and Boating Safety Rules Wolf Den Meeting Plans: This meeting is a pool party where Wolf Cub Scouts learn about swimming and boating safety and earn their Swimming belt loop.
Science Everywhere Nova Award – STEM Science for Cub Scouts STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. There is an award for each discipline at each level of Scouting. The science Nova award for Cub Scouts is called Science Everywhere.
Hockey Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts who like to ice skate or roller skate might be interested in the Hockey pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. Scouts can learn more about the sport while earning this recognition.
Caption Contest Gathering Activity An idea for your gathering activities for photography or camera themes is to have a caption contest with some silly or unusual photos.
Disabilities Awareness Pin for Cub Scouts Cub Scouts can learn how people with disabilities are different from them but also how they are like them by earning the Disabilities Awareness pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. This recognition also fits in well with the Cub Scout core value of Compassion.
When I Was Young Gathering Activity "When I Was Young" can be used as one of the gathering activities for any meeting centered around a history theme or a photography or cinema theme. This also works well for a Blue and Gold banquet.
Homemade Silly Putty Recipe Having a science themed meeting with your Scouts? Instead of a craft, make up a batch of silly putty. This stuff is stretchy and fun to play with.
February Cub Scout Theme – Invention Convention (Resourcefulness) One Cub Scout theme for the February core value of Resourcefulness is a Invention Convention theme. Explore ideas and creative solutions with this theme.
Tennis Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you want to introduce your Cub Scouts to a sport which many of them probably don't play, try the Tennis belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Inertia Demonstration This demonstration can be used to fulfill Webelos Scientist activity badge requirement 3. It could also be used as part of a demonstration of the scientific method or a science experiment for the Science belt loop and pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Reading and Writing Pin for Cub Scouts My kids all enjoy reading. I often find them sitting in a quite corner reading a book. Cub Scouts who are interested in books and writing can earn the Reading and Writing pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Bear Den Meeting Plans: Maps BSA provides Bear den meeting plans for Cub Scout den leaders. One of the Bear den meeting plans covers much of Elective 23 - Maps.
January Cub Scout Theme - Lights, Camera, Action (Positive Attitude) BSA offers supplemental pack program ideas for each month. One theme for the January core value of Positive Attitude is a Lights, Camera, Action theme.
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.
Language and Culture Belt Loop for Cub Scouts Children like to learn what is different and what is the same for kids in other countries. Cub Scouts who enjoy learning about life in other parts of the world can earn the Language and Culture belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Nutrition Pin for Cub Scouts Do you have a picky eater in your family? Your Cub Scout can learn why it is important to eat the right foods when he earns his Nutrition pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
December Cub Scout Theme - Holiday Lights (Respect) The Cub Scout Holiday Lights theme for the December core value of respect incorporates the ideas of cultures and service.Get ideas for your pack and den.
Music Pin for Cub Scouts With the holidays coming, there will soon be lots of opportunities for singing and enjoying music. If your Cub Scout has musical talent or just appreciates music, have him look at the Music pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Interpreter Strips An interpreter strip shows which foreign languages a Scout is familiar with. It is worn above the "Boy Scouts of America" strip on the uniform. This emblem can be worn by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Varsity Scouts, or adults.
BSA Webelos Den Meeting Plan 17 - Showman Music BSA provides den meeting plans full of Webelos den meeting ideas. This Webelos den meeting plan covers the music requirements for Showman Activity Badge.
Skateboarding Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you know a Cub Scout who enjoys riding his skateboard, he can earn the Skateboarding belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. These requirements can be done anywhere. You don't need to have a skate park close by.
State Capitals Bingo Cards In this picture bingo game, the cards have images of the states with the capitals on them. As each state name is called, players must try to find the capital on their card and mark it.
Good Manners Pin for Cub Scouts Miss Manners move over! There are Cub Scouts in the room! Well, maybe our Cub Scouts aren't etiquette experts, but they can earn their Good Manner pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plan 16 - Outdoor Adventure and Fishing BSA provides Wolf den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leader. This plan covers Wolf Elective 18 – Outdoor Adventure and Wolf Elective 19 – Fishing
November Cub Scout Theme - Fifty Great States (Citizenship) This Cub Scout theme revolves around the ideas of flag etiquette and service to the community, with a little geography thrown in. Find some ways to form your pack and den programs around this theme in this article.
Volleyball Belt Loop for Cub Scouts We are right in the middle of volleyball season. If you have a Cub Scout who plays on a volleyball team, he has probably already met the requirements for the Volleyball belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Hiking Pin for Cub Scouts Don't forget to put the "outing" in Cub Scouting. :-) One easy way to get some outdoor adventure into your program is hiking. And while your pack or den is out hiking, your Cub Scouts can work on their Hiking pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Pet Care Pin for Cub Scouts If you have a pet, then your Cub Scout can probably earn the Pet Care pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. And he will learn more about his pet and how to be more responsible for his pet's well being.
Marble Mat for Indoor Marbles Games A marble mat will make it easy to play marbles indoors. Great for any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin
Marbles Set with Shooters (Taws) This set will help any Cub Scouts working on the Marbles Belt Loop and Pin. Set includes 35 toy marbles plus one large marble and two medium marbles.
BSA Wolf Den Meeting Plan 15 - Marbles BSA provides Wolf den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leader. This Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan covers the Marbles Belt Loop and Wolf Elective 4e.
Horseback Riding Belt Loop for Cub Scouts (Requirements) Whether you live in an urban or rural area, there are probably horseback riding opportunities available. So find a stable and arrange for your Cub Scouts to earn the Horseback Riding belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.