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 […]
Softball Belt Loop and Pin
The Softball 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 Softball Belt Loop while a Webelos also complete part of requirement 4 for the Sportsman 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.
In this idea from the Wolf den meeting plans, Cub Scouts get together to play a game of baseball or softball for Wolf Elective 20 – Sports.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. . The engineering Nova STEM award for Cub Scouts is called Swing explores levers
Baseball is more popular with boys in our area than softball, but some play the sport. A pack game of softball would be a good way to earn the Softball belt loop from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports program.
Bear den meeting ideas: This plan focuses on Bear Achievement 13 – Saving Well, Spending Well and Bear Achievement 15 – Games, Games, Games!
It’s softball season! If you know a Cub Scout who really enjoys playing softball, have him check out the Softball pin from the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. A softball clinic would make a fun pack meeting or activity. Plan one for May, when the core value for the month is Health and Fitness.
This Bear Den Meeting plan completes Bear Achievement 20 – Sawdust and Nails and covers part of Bear Achievement 15 – Games, Games, Games.
Scouting and sports go together. Many recognitions require that the Scout discuss sportsmanship. So what does good sportsmanship mean?
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. […]