Cub Scout Ultimate

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

The Cub Scout Ultimate 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 rules of ultimate or disc golf to your leader or adult partner.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing ultimate or disc golf skills.
  3. Participate in a game of ultimate or disc golf.

Sports Pin Requirements

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

  1. Compete in a pack or community ultimate or disc golf tournament.
  2. Demonstrate effective pivoting while throwing. Use some of the following throwing styles: backhand pass, sidearm pass, and upside-down pass, and/or roller throw.
  3. Demonstrate skill in the following catching techniques:one-handed, clapping, and sandwich.
  4. Spend a total of 90 minutes practicing skills of ultimate or disc golf. Keep track of your time on a chart.
  5. Explain the flight dynamics of the flying disc. Draw a diagram if needed.
  6. Accurately lay out an ultimate playing field or diagram three typical disc golf holes.
  7. Play five games of ultimate or disc golf.
  8. Participate in an ultimate skills or disc golf skills development clinic.
  9. Explain the history of ultimate or disc golf and how it became a sport.
  10. Explain the differences between ultimate and golf discs.


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

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Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Ultimate 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

Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Tiger Cub Scout
  • Achievement 3G could be partially met by completing Belt Loop requirement 1
Tiger Cub Electives
  • Elective 35 could be met by completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirements 1 or 7
Wolf Cub Scout
Wolf Electives
  • Elective 20o. could be partially met by completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirements 1 or 7
Bear Cub Scout
  • Achievement 15b. could be met while completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirements 1 or 7
  • Achievement 23a. could be partially met by completing Belt Loop requirement 1
  • Achievement 23c. could be partially met by completing Belt Loop requirement 3 or Pin requirements 1 or 7
Bear Electives
  • Elective 20f. could be met by earning the Ultimate Pin
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 4 (earn the Ultimate Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
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