Cub Scout Archives: Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin
The Pet Care 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.
When 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.
Who 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.
March Cub Scout Theme – Pet Pals (Compassion) One Cub Scout theme for the March core value of Compassion is a Pet Pals theme. This theme focuses on taking care of our pet companions.
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.
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.
Reptiles and Amphibians for Dummies This book will help Scouts learn how to care for reptiles and amphibians. Perfect for Cub Scouts working on their Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin or Boy Scouts working on the Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge or the Pets Merit Badge.
Rags Song (A Kid's Song About a Dog) This song about a dog is mentioned in Wolf Den Meeting Plan 13 – Pets. This song is sung to the tune of Six Little Ducks.
Wolf Den Meeting Ideas: BSA Meeting Plan 13 - Pets BSA provides Wolf den meeting ideas for Cub Scout den leader. Today, I'll go through the thirteenth Wolf Cub Scout den meeting plan. This plan covers Wolf Elective 14 – Pets.
National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals: Inspiring Tales of Animal Friendship & Four-Legged Heroes, Plus Crazy Animal Antics Read about some amazing animals in this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
My Dog!: A Kids' Guide to Keeping a Happy and Healthy Pet Learn all about how to care for your dog with this personalized pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Animals in the House: A History of Pets and People Learn all about the history of pets and various kinds of pets by reading this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Oh, the Pets You Can Get!: All About Our Animal Friends Let the Cat in the Hat teach you all about pets and how to care for them in this pet book. Great for use with Cub Scouts working on Pet Care Belt Loop and Pin and Wolf Elective 14 - Pets.
Pet Care Belt Loop for Cub Scouts If you have a pet, have your Cub Scout check out the Pet Care Belt Loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program. He will have to take care of the pet for two weeks (a positive from any parent's point of view) and learn about his pet. Then all he has to do is make a poster about his pet and show it off.
Helps 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.