Cub Scout Archives: Marbles Belt Loop and Pin

The Marbles 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 Marbles Belt Loop while a Webelos also complete part of requirement 3 for the Sportsman activity badge.

Marbles Belt Loop and Pin Requirements


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Bicycling Belt LoopWhen 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.

 

marblesBSA Arrow of Light Den Meeting Plan 15 - Sportsman (Marbles)  This idea from the Webelos den meeting for the Sportsman Activity Badge, Cub Scouts learn about the game of marbles and earn their Marbles Belt Loop.

 

Pet Care Belt LoopWho 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.

 

Marbles Belt LoopMarbles 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.

 

marble matMarble 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 and Shooters (Taws)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.

 

MarblesBSA 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.

 

Marbles PinMarbles Pin for Cub Scouts  My kids have several sets of marbles and ZM and LC still enjoy playing with them. Marbles is a great "take anywhere" game. Just grab your bag of marbles, draw some circles on the ground, and you are ready for a game. If your Cub Scout has already earned the Marbles Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program, he can learn more about the game by earning the pin.

 

MarblesRules for Ringer (A Marbles Game)  One of the requirements for the Marbles Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program is to explain the rules of Ringer and play a game. When you think of kids playing marbles, you are probably picturing Ringer in your mind - a circle on the ground and kids shooting at the marbles within.

 

MarblesMarbles Terminology  This month I am focusing on classic outdoor games. One game which is fun for kids to learn is marbles. My sons have marbles and they play against each other. All you need is a shooter, some marbles, and a piece of chalk to draw the ring on the driveway. If you are going to explain how to play marbles, you should know the terminology.

 

MarblesDen Meeting Plan - Marbles Belt Loop  This meeting plan covers all of the requirements for the Marbles belt loop for the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program.

 

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.