Cub Scout Sports

Ice Skating Belt Loop

Ice Skating


The requirements listed below are taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299 - 2009 Printing).

Requirements were revised since the previous edition - (34299B - 2006 Revision).
Click here to see the previous requirements.


Webelos Scouts that earn the Ice Skating Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy part of requirement 3 for the Sportsman Activity Badge.

Requirements

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain ways to protect yourself while ice skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of skating.
  3. Go ice skating with a family member or den for at least three hours, in up to three one-hour outings. Chart your time.

Sports Pin

Earn the Ice Skating belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  2. Demonstrate how to sharpen your skates correctly.
  3. Demonstrate how to lace, assemble, and dissemble your skates correctly.
  4. On two different occasions, spend at least 15 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before 30 minutes of skating.
  5. Play a skating game on the ice.
  6. Learn and demonstrate two new figure-skating skills: forward swizzles, glides, backward swizzles, and backward wiggle.
  7. Demonstrate how to "start" in a speed skating race.
  8. Explain the difference between long-track and short-track speed skating.
  9. Participate in a skating skill development clinic.
  10. Tell about an Olympian athlete in figure skating or speed skating. What were some of his or her best traits?
  11. Play a game of ice hockey.
  12. Participate in a hockey skill development clinic.
Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: Word Format PDF Format

Blanks in this worksheets table appear when we do not have a worksheet for the loop and pin that includes these requirements.


Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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