Fogelsville Cub Scout Pack 72

Loops and Pins

The Cub Scout Academic and Sports program is a supplemental enrichment program that complements the Cub Scout advancement track.  Boys are awarded belt loops and/or pins to recognize them for developing new skills, enjoying teamwork and discovering and building new talents. 
For those scouts who would like to earn a belt loop or pin, the following subjects are available:

Academics

Art
Astronomy     
Chess           
Citizenship     
Collecting      
Communicating
Computers
Geography
Wildlife Conservation
Geology
Heritages
Language and Culture
Map and Compass
Mathematics
Music
Science
Weather
 

Sports

Badminton                
Baseball                    
Basketball                 
Bicycling                    
Bowling                     
Fishing                     
Flag Football            
Golf                          
Gymnastics               
Ice Skating               
Marbles
Physical Fitness
Roller Skating
Snow Ski and Board Sports
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Ultimate
Volleyball
 

Each Activity has two levels of achievement:

Belt Loop: Basic introduction to concept
Pin: Continued involvement in concept

Requirements For Sports Belt Loops:

1.  Explain the rules of __________ to your leader or other adult.
2.  Spend at least 30 minutes practicing ________ skills.
3.  Play a game of _________.

Each of the Academic requirements are unique to that activity.
 
Some Dens will earn beltloops/Pins as a group, but everyone can earn them on their own time with their families. When your son has completed the belt loop requirements, please advise your den leader so he/she can submit it to the Pack. 

Your Den leader may have a copy of the Academic and Sports program for you and your son to review. 
Or visit one of the websites below:
 http://usscouts.org/usscouts/advance/cubscout/a-s.html
http://www.minsitrails.com/programs/advancement.asp
http://www.boyscouttrail.com/cub-scouts/acad-sports.asp

Payment for the Loops/Pins:
There is a $2 charge for each pin or loop – this can comes from your Cub Account. Make sure to maintain a balance in your Cub Account so that you receive your awards at the pack meeting after you earn them. You can make a payment to our Treasurer to credit the Cub Account.