Cub Scout Swimming
with cross-references for related Cub Scout Tiger, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos requirements.
|The Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Aquanaut and Sportsman Activity Badges.|
|The Cub Scout Swimming belt loop and pin help prepare Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout Swimming merit badge.|
Belt Loop and Pin
Swimming Sports Belt Loop
The Cub Scout Swimming 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 Swimming requirements
Belt Loop Requirements
Complete these three requirements:
Sports Pin Requirements
Earn the Swimming belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
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- Swimming Belt Loop
- Sports Pin Requirements
1. The breathing motion of the "Crawl stroke" is demonstrated here: Crawl
2. Crawl - Backstroke - Elementary Backstroke - Sidestroke - Breaststroke
5. BSA Swim Test: Pass the "beginner" or "swimmer" swim level test.
6. Safe Swim Defense
7. Reach, Throw, Row, Go
8. How to Swim
10. Treading Water
11. International Swimming Hall of Fame - Michael Phelps - Mark Spitz
- Swimming Resources
- Your handbook is your primary reference. See Swimming Skills for step-by-step instructions and lesson video links.
- See also: Swimming & Lifesaving Merit Badge Pamphlets - Guide to Safe Scouting - Safe Swim Defense - Safety Afloat
- Tiger Cub Scout
- Tiger Cub Electives
- Tiger Elective 14. Read a book or story about a US swimmer for Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement #11.
- Tiger Elective 40. Go swimming and play a game in the water for Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop #3 and #1.
- Wolf Achievement 1h. Swim 25 feet is a part of the beginner swim test in Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement 2
- Wolf Achievement 1i. Tread water is a part of Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement 10
- Wolf Electives
- Wolf Elective 20o. could be partially met while completing Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop requirement 2
- Bear Cub Scout
- Achievement 23e. could be met by completing Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement 9
- Bear Electives
- Bear Elective 19b. could be met while completing Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement 2
- Bear Elective 19c. could be met while completing Cub Scout Swimming Pin requirement 3
- Bear Elective 19d. could be met while completing Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop requirement 1
- Bear Elective 20f. would be met by earning the Cub Scout Swimming Pin
- Aquanaut Activity Badge requirement 8. (earn the Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
- Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Swimming Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
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