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==Belt Loop Requirements==
==Belt Loop Requirements==
'''Complete these three requirements:'''
'''Complete these three requirements:'''
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:1. Explain the rules of Ringer or another marble game to your leader or adult partner
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# Explain the rules of Ringer or another marble game to your leader or adult partner
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:2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the game of Ringer or another marble game.
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# Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the game of Ringer or another marble game.
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:3. Participate in a game of marbles.
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# Participate in a game of marbles.
==Sports Pin Requirements==
==Sports Pin Requirements==
'''Earn the Marbles belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:'''
'''Earn the Marbles belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:'''
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:1. Compete in a den, pack, or community marbles tournament
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# Compete in a den, pack, or community marbles tournament
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:2. Explain to an adult what lagging is. Demonstrate how to do it.
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# Explain to an adult what lagging is. Demonstrate how to do it.
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:3. Demonstrate the following shooting techniques: knuckling down, bowling, and lofting (also called plunking).
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# Demonstrate the following shooting techniques: knuckling down, bowling, and lofting (also called plunking).
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:4. Explain the correct way of scoring for a game game. of marbles.
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# Explain the correct way of scoring for a game game. of marbles.
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:5. Play five complete matches of marbles using standard rules.
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# Play five complete matches of marbles using standard rules.
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:6. Start a collection of marbles and show it at a den or pack meeting.
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# Start a collection of marbles and show it at a den or pack meeting.
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:7. Write a short report on the history of marbles and share it with your den or family.
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# Write a short report on the history of marbles and share it with your den or family.
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:8. Explain the rules about shooters.
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# Explain the rules about shooters.
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== Help with these requirements ==
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{{Worksheet}}
== Notes ==
== Notes ==
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== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
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* [[Tiger Cub Scout]]
 
* [[Wolf Cub Scout]]
* [[Wolf Cub Scout]]
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** [[Wolf Electives]]
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::Elective 4e. Play a game of marbles.
* [[Bear Cub Scout]]
* [[Bear Cub Scout]]
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::Achievement 15b. Play two organized games with your den.
* [[Webelos Scout]]
* [[Webelos Scout]]
** Webelos [[Sportsman]] Activity Badge requirement 3
** Webelos [[Sportsman]] Activity Badge requirement 3
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* [[Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program]]
 
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* [[Awards]]
 
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== External links ==
 
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[[Category:Cub Scout Requirements]]
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== External links ==
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[[Category:Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program]]
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*[http://scouterdennis.googlepages.com/How_to_hold_and_shoot_a_marble.pdf How to hold and shoot a marble]
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*[http://scouterdennis.googlepages.com/How_to_Play_Marbles_-_LandOfMarbles.pdf How to Play Marbles]
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*[http://scouterdennis.googlepages.com/The_Rules_of_Ringer.pdf The Rules of "Ringer"]

Revision as of 15:14, March 19, 2008

Marbles
Belt Loop and Pin
Marbles Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Marbles.gif
Marbles Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Marbles 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 Ringer or another marble game to your leader or adult partner
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the game of Ringer or another marble game.
  3. Participate in a game of marbles.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Compete in a den, pack, or community marbles tournament
  2. Explain to an adult what lagging is. Demonstrate how to do it.
  3. Demonstrate the following shooting techniques: knuckling down, bowling, and lofting (also called plunking).
  4. Explain the correct way of scoring for a game game. of marbles.
  5. Play five complete matches of marbles using standard rules.
  6. Start a collection of marbles and show it at a den or pack meeting.
  7. Write a short report on the history of marbles and share it with your den or family.
  8. Explain the rules about shooters.

Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Marbles 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 Marbles requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Marbles 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

Elective 4e. Play a game of marbles.
Achievement 15b. Play two organized games with your den.


External links

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