Cub Scout Bicycling

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Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop & Pin resources include the Cub Scout Bicycling Worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF
with cross-references for related Cub Scout Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos requirements.
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The Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Sportsman activity badge.
The Cub Scout Bicycling belt loop and pin help prepare Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge.

Belt Loop and Pin
Bicycling Sports Belt Loop
Bicycling Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)

The Cub Scout Bicycling 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.


Cub Scout Bicycling requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of safe bicycling to your den leader or adult partner.
  2. Demonstrate how to wear the proper safety equipment for bicycling.
  3. Show how to ride a bike safely. Ride for at least half an hour with an adult partner, your family, or den.

Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Bicycling belt loop, and complete requirement 1 below, and do four more of the following requirements:

  1. Make a chart to record at least 10 hours of bicycling. (Required)
  2. Participate in a pack, den, or community bike rodeo.
  3. Demonstrate how to repair a flat tire on a bicycle.
  4. Make a poster illustrating different types of early bikes and show it to your den.
  5. Give a demonstration to your den or pack on the proper use of safety equipment and gear.
  6. With the help of a parent or adult partner, register or reregister your bicycle.
  7. Go on a "bicycle hike" with your family or den. Obey traffic rules related to bicycling.
  8. Repair or restore a nonfunctioning bicycle to a safe condition. Include the installation of all proper safety devices.
  9. Visit a bicycle race or exhibition.
  10. Help set up a bike rodeo or bike competition for your pack.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2015 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 620714)

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  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 Bicycling 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 Bicycling requirements. has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.



  • 2 & 10: Bike Rodeo Info
  • 7: A "bicycle hike" is a hike on a bike, typically less than an hour for Cub Scouts.

Related awards

Tiger Cub Scout
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Tiger Elective 37. Take a Bike Hike (bike ride) for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #7.
  • Tiger Elective 38. Visit a bicycle shop to learn how to fix a flat tire for Cub Scout Bicycling Pin requirement #3.
Wolf Cub Scout
  • 9e. Bike safety is the same as Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #1.
Bear Cub Scout
  • 14a. Know the rules for bike safety...register - See Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #1 & Pin #6
  • 14b. Learn to ride a bike... - See Bicycling Belt Loop requirement #3
  • 14d. Change a tire on a bicycle... - See Bicycling Pin requirement #3
  • 14f. Ride a bike for 1 mile... - See Bicycling Pin requirement #7
  • 14g. Plan and take a family bike hike. - See Bicycling Pin requirement #7
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Bicycling Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)

Sports and Fitness Awards

Sports-related awards

See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal

External links

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