Cub Scout Ice Skating

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

Ice Skating
Belt Loop and Pin
Ice Skating Sports Belt Loop
Ice Skating Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
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Cub Scout Ice Skating requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

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. Chart your time.

Sports Pin Requirements

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 occasions, spend at least 30 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before skating.
  5. Play a skating game on the ice.
  6. Learn 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.

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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Requirement resources

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Related awards

Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Ice Skating Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal

External links

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