Cub Scout Baseball

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Revision as of 11:54, July 20, 2008

Baseball
Belt Loop and Pin
Baseball Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Baseball.gif
Baseball Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
The Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Sportsman activity badge.

The Cub Scout Baseball belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


Contents

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of baseball to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing baseball skills.
  3. Participate in a baseball game.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Participate in a pack or community baseball tournament.
  2. Demonstrate skill in two of the following throwing techniques: overhand, sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
  3. Demonstrate skill in two of the following catching techniques: fielding a ground ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
  4. Demonstrate correct pitching techniques.
  5. Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting.
  6. Explain the rules of base running. Explain base coaching signals.
  7. Demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
  8. Play five games of baseball using standard baseball rules.
  9. Draw a baseball field to scale or set one up for play.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional baseball game.
  11. Read a book about a baseball player and give a report about him or her to your den or family.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)


Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Baseball is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
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Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Baseball requirements.
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Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Tiger Cub Scout
  • Achievement 3G could be met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 1 and Pin requirement 10
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Elective 35 could be met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
Wolf Cub Scout
  • Achievement 1a. could be met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Pin requirement 2
Wolf Electives
  • Elective 20l. and part of 20o. could be met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
Bear Cub Scout
  • Achievement 15b. could be met while completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirement 1
  • Achievement 23a. could be partially met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 1
  • Achievement 23c. could be partially met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop requirement 3
  • Achievement 23e. could be met by completing Cub Scout Baseball Pin requirement 10
Bear Electives
  • Elective 20f. could be met by earning the Cub Scout Baseball Pin
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 4 (earn the Cub Scout Baseball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
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