Cub Scout Skateboarding

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Cub Scout Skateboarding Belt Loop & Pin resources include the Cub Scout Skateboarding Worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF
with cross-references for related Cub Scout Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos requirements.
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Skateboarding
Belt Loop and Pin
Skateboarding Sports Belt Loop
Image:a-Skateboarding.jpg
Skateboarding Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Skateboarding 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 Skateboarding requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Demonstrate to an adult the general rules for safe skateboarding by showing that you know how to wear the proper safety gear.
  2. Carefully demonstrate how to fall to help minimize injuries.
  3. Practice skateboarding for 30 minutes. This practice may be done in several periods.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Figure out your skateboard stance—whether you are regular or goofy footed.
  2. Demonstrate proper stance, feet positions, knee bending, pushing off, turning, and stopping on flat ground.
  3. Using pictures, explain to your den or family the difference between street, skate park, and vertical skateboarding.
  4. List five ways skateboarders should be considerate and respectful of other people and their property when they are skateboarding.
  5. View a skateboarding video.
  6. Attend a pro skateboarder demonstration.
  7. Show that you know how to lubricate the bearings and keep your skateboard clean.
  8. Apply grip tape to your skateboard.
  9. Skateboard at a skate park for 30 minutes.
  10. Demonstrate three of the following maneuvers: ollie, nollie, frontside, grab, kickturn, carving.
  11. Describe how to determine a safe area to skateboard.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2010 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)

The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


Notes

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


Requirement resources

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


Related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

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