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Nutrition Belt Loop and Pin

The Nutrition 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.

Nutrition 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.

 

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.

 

NOVA patchScience 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.

 

Nutrition PinNutrition 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.

 

Fast FoodThe Fast Food Song  The Fast Food Song is fun for Scouts. It is an action song and would fit in well with a nutrition themed meeting.

 

The Food GroupsCub Scout Pack Meeting Idea - Nutrition Belt Loop (Health and Fitness)  Our Cub Pack worked on the Nutrition belt loop at the March Cub Scout Pack meeting. If you still need a pack meeting idea for May, this would also fit in well with May's core value of Health and Fitness.

 

CookingMay Cub Scout Theme - Cub Cafe (Health and Fitness)   The core value for the month of May is Health and Fitness. Along with the regular pack meeting plan for this core value, BSA also plans to release a Cub Cafe theme.

 

berriesFruit and Yogurt Parfait Recipe  One of the kid's aunts, who is a nutritionist, came in and did some activities and made some healthy dishes with the Cub Scouts. One of the recipes she made with them was this fruit and yogurt parfait recipe.

 

tortillasChicken Wrap Recipe  At our March Pack meeting the Cub Scouts worked on the Nutrition belt loop. A nutritionist came in and did some great activities with the Cub Scouts, including bringing in a chicken wrap recipe and letting each Cub Scout make his own chicken wrap.

 

Nutrition Belt LoopNutrition Belt Loop for Cub Scouts  If you are looking for something related to May's Health and Fitness theme, check out the Nutrition belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. A pack meeting with a cookout could incorporate the requirements for this belt loop.

 

Ideas for May Pack Meeting - Health and Fitness  The core value for Cub Scouts for the month of May is Health and Fitness. According to the program helps health and fitness is: Being personally committed to keeping our minds and bodies cleanand fit.Cub Scouts will learn that it is important and easy to eat a healthy diet and how a fitnessprogram can be part of their daily routine.

 

Build Your Own Food Pyramid  Most Scouts are probably familiar with the food pyramid from school. To make the nutrition and fitness components of the Scout program more interesting, turn them into a hands-on activity.

 

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.

 

Cub Scout Nutrition Game - Food Pyramid Go Fish Game  This is basically a go fish game with different types of food. I liked how the kids talked about the different types of food they saw on the cards.