Cub Scout Roller Skating

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Roller Skating
Belt Loop and Pin
Roller Skating Sports Belt Loop
Image:RollerSkatingSportsPin.gif
Roller Skating Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
Cub Scout Roller Skating is an option for the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge

and helps prepare Scouts for the Boy Scout Skating Merit Badge.

The Cub Scout Roller Skating 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 ways to protect yourself while roller skating or inline skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of roller skating or inline skating.
  3. Go skating with a family member or den for at least three hours. Chart your time.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  2. Demonstrate how to disassemble and reassemble skates.
  3. Explain the proper clothing for roller or inline skating.
  4. Spend at least 30 minutes, on two occasions, practicing warm up exercises before skating.
  5. Play a game of roller hockey.
  6. Learn two new roller skating skills Forward Scissors, Forward Stroking, Crossover, or Squat Skate.
  7. Participate in a roller or inline skating skill development clinic.
  8. Demonstrate how to stop quickly and safely.
  9. Demonstrate how to skate backwards. Skate backwards for five feet.
  10. Play a game on roller skates, roller blades, or inline skates.


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 Roller Skating is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
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Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Roller Skating requirements.
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Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Notes

  1. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

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