Cub Scout Gymnastics

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==Belt Loop Requirements==
==Belt Loop Requirements==
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'''Complete these three requirements:'''
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Complete these three requirements:
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:1. Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting / side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
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# Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting / side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
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:2. Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.
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# Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.
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:3. Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.
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# Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.
==Sports Pin Requirements==
==Sports Pin Requirements==
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'''Earn the Gymnastics belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:'''
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Earn the Gymnastics belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
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:1. Write a report on the history of gymnastics.
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# Write a report on the history of gymnastics.
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:2. Take gymnastics lessons.
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# Take gymnastics lessons.
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:3. Attend a gymnastics meet.
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# Attend a gymnastics meet.
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:4. Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.
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# Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.
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:5. Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.
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# Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.
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:6. Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.
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# Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.
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:7. Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.
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# Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.
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:8. Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.
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# Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.
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:9. Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.
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# Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.
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:10. Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.
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# Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.
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:11. Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.
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# Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.
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== Help with these requirements ==
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{{Worksheet}}
== Notes ==
== Notes ==
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# Earning the {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop ''while a Webelos Scout'' is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos [[Sportsman]] Activity Badge.
 
# [[Cub_Scout_Sports#Earning_Loops_and_Pins_multiple_times|Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times]]
# [[Cub_Scout_Sports#Earning_Loops_and_Pins_multiple_times|Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times]]
== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
== Related achievements, electives, or other awards ==
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* [[Tiger Cub Scout]]
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* [[Wolf Cub Scout]]
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*[[Sportsman]] Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the {{PAGENAME}} Belt Loop ''while a Webelos Scout'')
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* [[Bear Cub Scout]]
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* [[Webelos Scout]]
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** 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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{{Cub Scout Academics and Sports navbox}}
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[[Category:Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program]]
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Revision as of 06:35, March 25, 2008

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

The Cub Scout Gymnastics 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 six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting / side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
  2. Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.
  3. Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Write a report on the history of gymnastics.
  2. Take gymnastics lessons.
  3. Attend a gymnastics meet.
  4. Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.
  5. Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.
  6. Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.
  7. Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.
  8. Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.
  9. Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.
  10. Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.
  11. Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.


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 Gymnastics 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 Gymnastics requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
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 Gymnastics Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
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