Cub Scout Ice Skating
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Belt Loop and Pin
Ice Skating Sports Belt Loop
The Cub Scout Ice 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.
Belt Loop Requirements
Complete these three requirements:
- 1. Explain ways to protect yourself while ice skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
- 2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of skating.
- 3. Go ice skating with a family member or den for at least three hours. Chart your time.
Sports Pin Requirements
Earn the Ice Skating belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
- 1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
- 2. Demonstrate how to sharpen your skates correctly.
- 3. Demonstrate how to lace, assemble, and dissemble your skates correctly.
- 4. On two occasions, spend at least 30 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before skating.
- 5. Play a skating game on the ice.
- 6. Learn two new figure-skating skills: Forward Swizzles, Glides, Backward Swizzles, and Backward Wiggle.
- 7. Demonstrate how to "start" in a speed skating race.
- 8. Explain the difference between long-track and short-track speed skating.
- 9. Participate in a skating skill development clinic.
- 10. Tell about an Olympian athlete in figure skating or speed skating. What were some of his or her best traits?
- 11. Play a game of ice hockey.
- 12. Participate in a hockey skill dvelopment clinic.
- Earning the Cub Scout Ice Skating Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
- Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times
Related achievements, electives, or other awards
- Tiger Cub Scout
- Wolf Cub Scout
- Bear Cub Scout
- Webelos Scout
- Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3
- Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program