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 […]
Geography Belt Loop and Pin
The Geography 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 Geography Belt Loop while a Webelos also complete requirement 12 for the Traveler activity badge.
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.
Today’s youth will have to know a lot about the world when they grow up. We live more in a global community than we used to . Cub Scouts can learn about different regions of the world by earning the Geography pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
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.
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.
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.
This plan completes Athlete and does all of Traveler. It also completes the Geography belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
The Geography belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program is a good enrichment activity if you are planning to take a hike around your neighborhood. Because of the similar requirements, it can also be a companion to the Map and Compass belt loop.
This den meeting completes the requirements for the Webelos Traveler activity badge. The plan for the first meeting for this badge is described in the previous post.
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. […]