Cub Scout Marbles

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

The Cub Scout Marbles 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.


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Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

1. Explain the rules of Ringer or another marble game to your leader or adult partner
2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing skills to play the game of Ringer or another marble game.
3. Participate in a game of marbles.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

1. Compete in a den, pack, or community marbles tournament
2. Explain to an adult what lagging is. Demonstrate how to do it.
3. Demonstrate the following shooting techniques: knuckling down, bowling, and lofting (also called plunking).
4. Explain the correct way of scoring for a game game. of marbles.
5. Play five complete matches of marbles using standard rules.
6. Start a collection of marbles and show it at a den or pack meeting.
7. Write a short report on the history of marbles and share it with your den or family.
8. Explain the rules about shooters.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Marbles Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is an option for requirement 3 of the Webelos Sportsman Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times

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