Cub Scout Computers

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The Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Communicator activity badge.
The Cub Scout Computers belt loop and pin help prepare Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout Computers merit badge.


Computers
Belt Loop and Pin
Computers Academics Belt Loop
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Computers Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
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Cub Scout Computers requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the parts of a personal computer: central processing unit (CPU), monitor, keyboard, mouse, modem, and printer.
  2. Demonstrate how to start up and shut down a personal computer properly.
  3. Use your computer to prepare and print a document.

Academics Pin Requirements

Earn the Computers belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Use a computer to prepare a report on a subject of interest to you. Share it with your den.
  2. Make a list of 10 devices that can be found in the home that use a computer chip to function.
  3. Use a computer to maintain a balance sheet of your earnings for four weeks.
  4. Use a spreadsheet program to organize some information.
  5. Use an illustration, drawing, or painting program to create a picture.
  6. Use a computer to write a thank-you letter to someone.
  7. Log on to the Internet. Visit the Boy Scouts of America homepage (http://www.scouting.org).
  8. Discuss with an adult personal safety rules you should use while using the Internet.
  9. Practice a new computer game for two weeks. Demonstrate an improvement in your scores.
  10. Correspond with a friend using e-mail. Have at least five e-mail replies from your friend.
  11. Visit a local business or government agency that uses a large mainframe computer to handle their business. Be able to explain how computers save them time and money in carrying out their work.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #620714)

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Notes

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  1. Earning the Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 14 of the Webelos Communicator Activity Badge.


Requirement resources

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Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
Tiger Cub Electives
  • 50 Tiger Elective 50. While visiting the bank, ask how computers save them time and money for Cub Scout Computers Pin requirement #11.
Wolf Cub Scout
Wolf Electives
  • Wolf Elective 21a. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Pin requirement 11
  • Wolf Elective 21b. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop requirement 3 or Cub Scout Computers Pin requirements 1, 3, 4, or 6
  • Wolf Elective 21c. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop requirement 1
Bear Cub Scout
  • Bear Achievement 17d. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop requirement #3 or Cub Scout Computers Pin requirements 1 or 4
  • Bear Achievement 17e. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop requirement #3 or Cub Scout Computers Pin requirement 6
  • Bear Elective 22c. could be met by completing Cub Scout Computers Pin requirement 4
Webelos Scout
  • Communicator Activity Badge requirement 14. (earn the Cub Scout Computers Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


Hobby Awards
Hobby-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


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