Cub Scout Citizenship

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The Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Citizen activity badge.
The Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop and Pin help prepare Scouts for the Boy Scout Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, and Citizenship in the World Merit Badges.


Citizenship
Belt Loop and Pin
Citizenship Academics Belt Loop
Image:a-Citizenship.gif
Citizenship Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Citizenship 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



Cub Scout Citizenship requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Develop a list of jobs you can do around the home. Chart your progress for one week.
  2. Make a poster showing things that you can do to be a good citizen.
  3. Participate in a family, den, or school service project.

Academics Pin Requirements

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

  1. Interview someone who has become a naturalized citizen. Give a report of your interview to your den or family.
  2. Write a letter to your newspaper about an issue that concerns you.
  3. Create a collage about America.
  4. Conduct a home safety or energy audit and inspect your home. Talk with your parent or adult partner about correcting any problems you find. Included in the Cub Scout Citizenship Worksheet
  5. Visit your local site of government. Interview someone who is involved with the governmental process.
  6. Visit a court room and talk with someone who works there.
  7. Go to the polls with your parents when they vote. Talk to them about their choices.
  8. Take part in a parade with your den or pack.
  9. List ways you can recycle various materials and conserve and protect the environment.
  10. Attend a community event or visit a landmark in your community.


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)

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Notes

  1. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times
  1. Earning the Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 8 of the Webelos Citizen Activity Badge.


Requirement resources

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Citizenship is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Citizenship requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.


Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Tiger Elective 47. Learn and recycle for Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirement #9
  • Tiger Elective 49. Visit a government office for Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirement #5
Wolf Cub Scout
  • Wolf Achievement 4e. could be partially met by Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop requirement 1
  • Wolf Achievement 4f. could be met while completing Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirements 5, 6, 7, or 10
  • Wolf Achievement 9b. and c. could be partially met while completing Cub Scout Citizenship Pin requirement 4
Wolf Electives
  • Wolf Elective 12f. could be completed while completing Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop requirement 2
Bear Cub Scout
  • Bear Achievement 3d. might be met by completing Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop/Pin requirement 5
  • Bear Achievement 7b. might be met by completing Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop/Pin requirement 5
Webelos Scout
  • Citizen Activity Badge requirement 8. (earn the Cub Scout Citizenship Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


Personal Development Awards

Personal development-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

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