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Health habits learned in childhood tend to last a lifetime. The Fitness activity badge is designed to make Webelos more aware of good physical fitness, and what proper food and rest can do for him.
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Health habits learned in childhood tend to last a lifetime. The Fitness Activity Badge is designed to make Webelos more aware of good physical fitness, and what proper food and rest can do for him.
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==Requirements==
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'''''Do this:'''''
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:1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Health and Fitness Character Connection.
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::a. '''Know:''' Tell why it is important to be healthy, clean, and fit.
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::b. '''Commit:''' Tell when it is difficult for you to stick with good health habits. Tell where you can go to be with others who encourage you to be healthy, clean, and fit.
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::c. '''Practice:''' Practice good health habits while doing the requirements for this activity badge.
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'''''And do six of these:'''''
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:2. With a parent or other adult family member, complete a safety notebook, which is discussed in the booklet "How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse" that comes with the Webelos Handbook.
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:3. Read the meal planning information in the Webelos Handbook. With a parent or other family member, plan a week of meals. Explain what kinds of meals are best for you and why.
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:4. Keep a record of your daily meals and snacks for a week. Decide whether you have been eating foods that are good for you.
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:5. Tell an adult member of your family about the bad effects smoking or chewing tobacco would have on your body.
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:6. Tell an adult member of your family four reasons why you should not use alcohol and how it could affect you.
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:7. Tell an adult member of your family what drugs could do to your body and how they would affect your ability to think clearly.
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:8. Read the booklet ''Take A Stand Against Drugs!'' Discuss it with an adult and show that you understand the material.
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== Notes ==
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'''1'''. [[Character_Connection#Health and Fitness |Health and Fitness Character Connection]] - ''p. 246''<br>
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:[http://www.scouting.org/pubs/19-327/comps.html BSA: The Seven Major Components of Physical Fitness] - [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/index.html Kid's Health Staying Healthy] - [http://www.acefitness.org American Council on Exercise] - [http://www.fitnessforkids.org Fitness for Kids] - [http://www.kidshealth.org KidsHealth]<br>
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'''2'''. [[How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse]]<br>
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'''3'''. Meal planning - ''pp. 248-55'' - The Meal Planning chart is in the [[Media:{{PAGENAMEE}}.pdf|{{PAGENAME}} Worksheet]]<br>
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: [[Food Pyramid]] - [http://www.eatright.org American Dietetic Association Eat Right] - [http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pyramid.gif USDA Food Pyramid] - [http://www.mypyramid.gov/ MyPyramid.gov Food Pyramid] - [http://ific.org International Food Information Council Foundation]
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'''4'''. The Record Of Your Daily Meals And Snacks is in the [[Media:{{PAGENAMEE}}.pdf|{{PAGENAME}} Worksheet]].<br>
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'''5'''. Smoking or chewing tobacco - ''p. 256''<br>
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: [http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/body/smoking.html Kid's Health: Smoking Sticks]
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'''6'''. Alcohol - ''p. 257''<br>
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:[http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/body/alcohol.html Alcohol Dangers] - [http://www.mcgruff.org/Advice/drugs.php McGruff on Drugs and Alcohol]<br>
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'''7'''. Drugs - ''p. 257''<br>
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:[http://kidshealth.org/kid/grow/drugs_alcohol/know_drugs.html What You Need To Know About Drugs] - [http://www.mcgruff.org/Advice/drugs.php McGruff on Drugs and Alcohol] - [http://www.dare.com/ DARE]
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'''8'''. Read the booklet [http://www.usscouts.org/safety/Drugs.asp Choose to Refuse]! Discuss it with an adult and show that you understand the material.<br>
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/60-060.pdf Order ''"Choose to Refuse"''] - [http://cubpack23.com/upldDocuments/Unit297/Drugs%20a%20Deadly%20Game%20Choose%20to%20Refuse.pdf Online Version] - [http://www.usscouts.org/safety/Drugs.asp USScouts: Choose to Refuse] - [http://www.scouting.org/Media/FactSheets/02-574.aspx Drugs: A Deadly Game]
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;General Resources
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*[http://wtsmith.com/rt/webactbadge/fitness.html Bill Smith's Webelos Leader Resources: Fitness]
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*[http://www.skcbsa.org/buckeye/roundtable/fitness.pdf Webelos Roundtable Packet: Fitness]
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*[http://www.cubroundtable.com/assets/pdf-documents/Fitness-Activity-Badge-Outline.pdf CubRoundtable: Fitness 34 page reference guide- 362KB)]
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*[http://kismif.org/category/webelos/webelos-activity-badges/fitness/ KISMIF: Fitness Links]
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[http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges.aspx Per the BSA:] ''You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject.'' Merit badge pamplets are available at your local [http://www.scoutstuff.org/BSASupply/storeloc.aspx Scout Shop] or online at [http://www.scoutstuff.org/ ScoutStuff.org].
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'''Personal Development Awards'''
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== Related awards ==
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== See also ==
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*[[Cub Scout Sports: Physical Fitness]] Belt Loop & Pin
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{{Webelos Activity Badge See also}}
*[[Physical Fitness Award]]
*[[Physical Fitness Award]]
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*[[Athletics]], [[Personal Fitness]], and [[Sports]] Merit Badges
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*[http://www.amateur-sports.com Amateur-Sports.com]
*[http://www.amateur-sports.com Amateur-Sports.com]
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*[http://www.eatright.org American Dietetic Association]
 
*[http://www.americanheart.org American Heart Association]
*[http://www.americanheart.org American Heart Association]
*[http://www.fitfamilyfitkids.com Centers for Disease Control: Fit Family Fit Kids]
*[http://www.fitfamilyfitkids.com Centers for Disease Control: Fit Family Fit Kids]
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*[http://www.fitnessforkids.org Fitness for Kids]
 
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*[http://ific.org International Food Information Council Foundation]
 
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*[http://www.kidshealth.org KidsHealth]
 
*[http://www.nata.org National Athletic Trainer's Association]
*[http://www.nata.org National Athletic Trainer's Association]
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*[http://www.asep.com American Sport Education Program]
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*[http://www.internationalsport.com/nsd/nsd.cfm Institute for International Sport]
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*[http://www.nyssf.org National Youth Sports Safety Foundation]
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=Exercise ExpertVillage Exercise Videos]:
*[http://www.expertvillage.com/results.aspx?q=Exercise ExpertVillage Exercise Videos]:
**[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/68515_track-field-warm-up-safety-one.htm Warm Up], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/4091_track-field-two.htm Stretching], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/2798_running-technique.htm Running], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/41663_upper-body-wide-pullup.htm Pull-Ups], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/444_pushup-workout.htm Push-Ups], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1665_basketball-tricks.htm Basketball], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1163_baseball.htm Baseball], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/206_advanced-football.htm Football], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/47405_bodybuilding-exercises-benchpress.htm Bench Press], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/47398_bodybuilding-exercises-legcurl.htm Leg Curls]
**[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/68515_track-field-warm-up-safety-one.htm Warm Up], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/4091_track-field-two.htm Stretching], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/2798_running-technique.htm Running], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/41663_upper-body-wide-pullup.htm Pull-Ups], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/444_pushup-workout.htm Push-Ups], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1665_basketball-tricks.htm Basketball], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/1163_baseball.htm Baseball], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video-series/206_advanced-football.htm Football], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/47405_bodybuilding-exercises-benchpress.htm Bench Press], [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/47398_bodybuilding-exercises-legcurl.htm Leg Curls]
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Webelos
Fitness Activity
Activity Badge

Health habits learned in childhood tend to last a lifetime. The Fitness Activity Badge is designed to make Webelos more aware of good physical fitness, and what proper food and rest can do for him.

Contents



Fitness requirements

Do this:

  1. With your parent, guardian, or Webelos den leader, complete the Health and Fitness Character Connection.
    a. Know: Tell why it is important to be healthy, clean, and fit.
    b. Commit: Tell when it is difficult for you to stick with good health habits. Tell where you can go to be with others who encourage you to be healthy, clean, and fit.
    c. Practice: Practice good health habits while doing the requirements for this activity badge.

And do six of these:

  1. With a parent or other adult family member, complete a safety notebook, which is discussed in the booklet "How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse" that comes with the Webelos Handbook.
  2. Read the meal planning information in the Webelos Handbook. With a parent or other family member, plan a week of meals. Explain what kinds of meals are best for you and why.
  3. Keep a record of your daily meals and snacks for a week. Decide whether you have been eating foods that are good for you.
  4. Tell an adult member of your family about the bad effects smoking or chewing tobacco would have on your body.
  5. Tell an adult member of your family four reasons why you should not use alcohol and how it could affect you.
  6. Tell an adult member of your family what drugs could do to your body and how they would affect your ability to think clearly.
  7. Read the booklet Choose to Refuse! Discuss it with an adult and show that you understand the material. (Formerly Take A Stand Against Drugs!)


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Webelos Cub Scout Handbook, 2007 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #646430)



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Notes

Requirement resources

1. Health and Fitness Character Connection - p. 246

BSA: The Seven Major Components of Physical Fitness - Kid's Health Staying Healthy - American Council on Exercise - Fitness for Kids - KidsHealth

2. How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse
3. Meal planning - pp. 248-55 - The Meal Planning chart is in the Fitness Worksheet

Food Pyramid - American Dietetic Association Eat Right - USDA Food Pyramid - MyPyramid.gov Food Pyramid - International Food Information Council Foundation

4. The Record Of Your Daily Meals And Snacks is in the Fitness Worksheet.
5. Smoking or chewing tobacco - p. 256

Kid's Health: Smoking Sticks

6. Alcohol - p. 257

Alcohol Dangers - McGruff on Drugs and Alcohol

7. Drugs - p. 257

What You Need To Know About Drugs - McGruff on Drugs and Alcohol - DARE

8. Read the booklet Choose to Refuse! Discuss it with an adult and show that you understand the material.

General Resources

Related awards

Personal Development Awards

Personal development-related awards

See also

Webelos Den Leader portal


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