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 Scout Archives: Good Manners Belt Loop and Pin
The Good Manners 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.
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.
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.
This is a ceremony from an old roundtable handout. It would fit with the Abracadabra program theme for Cub Scouts or for Cub Scouts working on the Good Manners Belt Loop and Pin. Use it as a closing ceremony.
Do you ever feel like you are repeating yourself when you are teaching your kids table manners? Here is an idea your Cub Scouts can make for their holiday table or even for everyday family dinners.
Phone etiquette does not come naturally to most kids. It needs to be taught. Here are some very basic rules for talking on the phone. These could be used with Tiger Elective 26 – Phone Manners or Wolf Achievement 4 – Know Your Home and Community. It will also help Cub Scouts working on the […]
The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of December is respect. At your December pack meeting, do something which helps Cub Scouts practice respect for others.
The core value for October is Responsibility. So we are going to let the Cub Scouts work on the Good Manners belt loop.
It is really important for kids to learn how to say “Thank You”. Gratitude is something which needs to be taught, and Cub Scouts is a perfect forum for doing this.
One of the new additions to the Cub Scouts Academics and Sports program last year was the Good Manners belt loop and pin. What a great addition!
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. […]