Baseball Sports Belt Loop and Pin Worksheet


Did you know the earliest known baseball game on American soil was 1791! Baseball is in full swing for most city leagues.  If your cub is playing baseball this year he should be able to get the belt loop and pin without any foul balls.

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Baseball Belt Loop Requirements
Baseball Pin Requirements


Cub Scout Volleyball Sports Pin

Cub Scout Volleyball Sports Pin

Earn the Volleyball belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Compete in a pack, school or community volleyball tournament.
  2. Demonstrate skill in two volleyball passing techniques: forearm pass and overhead pass (setting).
  3. Demonstrate skill in two volleyball serving techniques: underhand and overhand.
  4. Spend at least 60 minutes in practice over several practice periods to develop individual skills for volleyball. Make a chart to record your practice efforts.
  5. Explain how volleyball matches are scored, including the terms side-out and rally scoring.
  6. Accurately lay out a volleyball court.
  7. Play five games of volleyball.
  8. Officiate at least three games of volleyball.
  9. Explain the importance of good sportsmanship.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional volleyball game.

Cub Scout Ultimate Sports Pin


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. On three different occasions, practice 20 minutes 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.

Cub Scouts Tennis Sports Pin


Earn the Tennis belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Compete in a pack or community tennis tournament.
  2. Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment needed to play tennis (rackets, balls, shoes, clothing, and court).
  3. Practice for 30 minutes in up to two practice sessions developing forehand techniques through forehand bump-ups with a bounce, partner bump-ups with a target, forehand alley rally, forehand alley rally over a “net,” drop-hit forehand bumps, drop-hit catch in pairs, and toss-hit catch in pairs.
  4. Practice developing serving skills for 30 minutes in up to two practice sessions.
  5. Explain to your leader or adult partner how to score in tennis.
  6. Accurately draw, label, and explain a tennis court layout.
  7. Play five games of tennis using U.S. Tennis Association rules.
  8. Participate in a tennis skills development clinic.
  9. Attend a high school, college, or professional tennis meet.
  10. Present to your den or family a report on the history of tennis.

Cub Scouts Table Tennis Sports Pin


Earn the Table Tennis belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Compete in a pack or community table tennis tournament.
  2. Demonstrate your knowledge, use, and care of the equipment needed to play table tennis (racket or paddle, table and net, ball, tennis or basketball shoes, and comfortable clothing).
  3. Practice 30 minutes in up to two practice sessions developing serving skills.
  4. Practice 30 minutes in up to two practice sessions developing your forehand and backhand strokes.
  5. Explain to your leader or adult partner how spin affects the bounce of the ball.
  6. Accurately set up a table tennis table and net according to USA Table Tennis rules.
  7. Play five games of table tennis.
  8. Participate in a table tennis skills development clinic.
  9. Explain to your leader or adult partner how to score a table tennis game.
  10. Participate in a game of doubles table tennis (four people playing in one game, two people per side).

Cub Scout Swimming Sports Pin

Earn the Swimming belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Practice the breathing motion of the crawl stroke while standing in shallow water. Take a breath, place your head in the water, exhale, and turn your head to the side to take a breath. Repeat.
  2. Learn and demonstrate two of the following strokes: crawl, backstroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, or breaststroke.
  3. Learn and demonstrate the following floating skills: prone, facedown float, and back float. The purpose of the float is to provide the swimmer the opportunity to rest in the water.
  4. Using a kickboard, demonstrate three kinds of kicks.
  5. Pass the “beginner” or “swimmer” swim level test.
  6. Visit with a lifeguard and talk about swimming safety in various situations (pool, lake, river, ocean). Learn about the training a lifeguard needs for his or her position.
  7. Explain the four rescue techniques: Reach, Throw, Row, and Go (with support).
  8. Take swimming lessons.
  9. Attend a swim meet at a school or community pool.
  10. Tread water for 30 seconds.
  11. Learn about a U.S. swimmer who has earned a medal in the Olympics. Tell your den or an adult family member what you learned about him or her.
  12. Demonstrate the proper use of a mask and snorkel in a swimming area where your feet can touch the bottom.

Cub Scouts Softball Sports Pin


Earn the Softball belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Compete in a pack or community softball tournament.
  2. Demonstrate skill in the following throwing techniques: overhand, sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
  3. Demonstrate skill in the following catching techniques: fielding a ground ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
  4. Demonstrate correct pitching techniques and practice for three half-hour sessions.
  5. Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting. Practice for three half-hour sessions.
  6. Explain the rules of base running and demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
  7. Learn and demonstrate base coaching signals.
  8. Learn about one defensive position (shortstop, catcher, etc.) and practice at that position for three half-hour sessions.
  9. Attend a high school, college, or community softball game.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Soccer


Earn the Soccer belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Participate in a pack, school, or community soccer tournament.
  2. Demonstrate the skills of passing, collecting, shooting, heading, dribbling, and tackling.
  3. Demonstrate skill in goal keeping.
  4. Accurately lay out a soccer field for a game.
  5. Demonstrate five types of fouls and explain why players should avoid them.
  6. Demonstrate how to juggle the soccer ball and keep it from touching the ground for 30 seconds.
  7. Play at least two games of Soccer Tennis.
  8. Spend at least a total of six hours over several practice periods playing soccer. Keep track of your time on a chart.
  9. Join and participate in a soccer team in your community or school.
  10. Attend a high school, college, or professional soccer game.
  11. Learn about a U.S. Olympic soccer team and report your information to your den.
  12. Explain the history of soccer.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Snow Ski and Board Sports


Earn the Skiing belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Explain the different types of ski lifts, such as a rope tow and “fixed grip” and “detachable” chair lifts.
  2. Describe the five universal symbols used to indicate ski trail difficulty.
  3. Demonstrate how to hold your position and get up from a fall.
  4. Demonstrate how to fall safely to avoid injury.
  5. Explain why it is important to protect nature and wildlife while skiing or snowboarding.
  6. Practice skiing or snowboarding for at least five hours. You can do this in more than one day.
  7. Explain what to do if you see a skiing or snowboarding accident. Discuss the dangers of avalanche.
  8. Take a skiing or snowboarding lesson.
  9. View a video on skiing or snowboarding.
  10. Talk with a member of a ski patrol and learn about his or her position at the ski slope.
  11. Learn about an Olympian who competed in skiing or snowboarding and report to your den.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Skateboarding


Earn the Skateboarding belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Figure out your skateboard stance—whether you are regular or goofy footed.
  2. Demonstrate proper stance, feet positions, knee bending, pushing off, turning, and stopping on flat ground.
  3. Using pictures, explain to your den or family the difference between street, skate park, and vertical skateboarding.
  4. List five ways skateboarders should be considerate and respectful of other people and their property when they are skateboarding.
  5. View a skateboarding video.
  6. Attend a pro skateboarder demonstration.
  7. Show that you know how to lubricate the bearings and keep your skateboard clean.
  8. Apply grip tape to your skateboard.
  9. Skateboard at a skate park for 30 minutes.
  10. Demonstrate three of the following maneuvers: ollie, nollie, frontside, grab, kickturn, carving.
  11. Describe how to determine a safe area to skateboard.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Roller Skating


  1. Earn the Skating belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  2. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  3. Demonstrate how to disassemble and reassemble skates.
  4. Explain the proper clothing for roller or in-line skating.
  5. Spend at least 15 minutes, on two occasions, practicing warm up exercises before skating.
  6. Play a game of roller hockey.
  7. Learn and demonstrate two new roller skating skills: forward scissors, forward stroking, crossover, or squat skate.
  8. Participate in a roller or in-line skating skill development clinic.
  9. Demonstrate how to stop quickly and safely.
  10. Demonstrate how to skate backward. Skate backward for five feet.
  11. Play a game on roller skates, roller blades, or in-line skates.
The Roller Skating belt loop and pin include roller blading and in-line skating. See Ice Skating for information onhockey, speedskating, and figure skating.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Physical Fitness


Earn the Physical Fitness belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Choose a form of exercise, bring your heart rate up to target, and keep it there for 15 minutes. Remember to warm up and cool down slowly.
  2. Set up a four-step exercise program. Chart your progress for five days a week for two weeks.
  3. Explain the reason for warming up and cooling down before and after each exercise session.
  4. Visit a local gym and talk to a trainer about exercises and programs for young people.
  5. Participate in some aerobic exercises at least three times a week for four weeks.
  6. Build an obstacle course that could include some exercises with jumping, crawling, and hurdles. Time yourself three times to see whether you can improve your time.
  7. Swim for a total of an hour over several practice periods, charting your time as you go.
  8. Participate for at least three months in an organized team sport or organized athletic activity.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Marbles


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 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.

Cub Scouts Sports Pin - Kickball


Earn the Kickball belt loop and complete five of the following requirements.
  1. Demonstrate the following kickball skills: pitching, kicking, base running, catching, throwing.
  2. Explain the rules of base running.
  3. Describe the basic defensive positions in kickball (pitcher, catcher, infielder).
  4. Draw a kickball field to scale; include the starting defensive positions.
  5. Report to your den or family about the similarities between the rules of baseball and kickball.
  6. Explain the role of being the captain of a kickball team.
  7. Play five games of kickball using basic rules.
  8. Help set up a kickball field for a game.
  9. Serve as a referee for one game of kickball.
  10. Participate in a pack, school, or community kickball tournament or a supervised kickball league.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Ice Skating


Earn the Ice Skating belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Participate in a pack or community ice skating event.
  2. Demonstrate how to sharpen your skates correctly.
  3. Demonstrate how to lace, assemble, and dissemble your skates correctly.
  4. On two different occasions, spend at least 15 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before 30 minutes of skating.
  5. Play a skating game on the ice.
  6. Learn and demonstrate 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 development clinic.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Horseback Riding


Earn the Horseback Riding belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Learn about three famous horses. Explain why these horses were well-known.
  2. Using pictures of these different animals, explain to your den or family the difference between a horse, pony, mule, and donkey.
  3. Explain how a horse is measured and what a “hand” equals when measuring a horse.
  4. Using a picture, point out these main parts of a horse: forehead, muzzle, mane, withers, point of hip, knee, hoof, and root of tail.
  5. Describe three different breeds of horses and explain what feature makes each breed special.
  6. Using photos or pictures you have drawn,explain to your den or family at least three different ways that horses can help us.
  7. Name five things healthy for a horse’s diet.
  8. Tell why it is important to wear an approved riding helmet when you go horseback riding.
  9. Photograph or draw a picture of the saddle you used for the ride you took to earn the belt loop.
  10. With your parent or adult partner, visit a veterinarian who cares for horses. Write the answers to three questions you ask him or her.
  11. Spend at least 15 minutes before and after your ride getting to know your horse by talking calmly to it and stroking it slowly.
  12. Go on a supervised horseback ride for at least 30 minutes. Dress appropriately and show that you can safely mount and dismount the horse.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Hockey


Earn the Hockey belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:
  1. Participate in a pack, school, or community hockey tournament or in a supervised hockey league.
  2. Participate in a hockey skills development clinic.
  3. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of hockey: skating, stick handling, passing, shooting, and checking. This may be over two different practice periods
  4. Draw the layout of the playing surface for a hockey game including the starting positions of the goalie, three forwards (two wings and a center), and two defenders.
  5. Demonstrate foul signals. Explain to your den or team why players should avoid fouls.
  6. Attend a high school, college, or professional hockey game.
  7. Demonstrate hockey terms (for example, assist, breakaway, deke, draw, pulling the goalie, and so on.) to another team member or adult.
  8. Learn about a U.S. Olympic hockey team and report what you learn to your den or family.
  9. Watch an ice resurfacing machine at an ice rink. Report to your den or family about the history of the machine commonly known as the Zamboni and how it is used.

Cub Scout Sports Pin - Hiking

Earn the Hiking belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:


  1. Make a chart and record at least five hours of hiking.
  2. Help plan a den, pack, or family hike.
  3. Earn Cub Scouting’s Leave No Trace Awareness Award.
  4. Earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award.
  5. Learn seven trail signs and tell your den leader or adult partner what they are.
  6. Be able to identify five different trees and five different birds on your hike. (These can be of the same species if multiple species are hard to find.)
  7. Using pictures or photographs, identify three poisonous plants. (Examples are poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak; oleander, etc.). Watch for these plants while on a hike.
  8. Take two different hikes for different purposes, for example, a nature hike, neighborhood hike, historical hike, city hike, stop-look-and-listen hike, and so on.
  9. Explain to your den leader or adult partner what a compass is and show how to use one on a hike.
  10. Explain to your den leader or adult partner what a global positioning system is and demonstrate how to use one on a hike.
  11. With visuals such as pictures or maps, report about one of your hikes to your den. Tell about how you prepared for your hike, who went with you, and what you saw.

Cub Scouts Sports Pin: Golf

Earn the Golf belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Explain the use of woods and irons. Explain their differences.
  2. Explain how par is determined for a hole.
  3. Demonstrate the proper grip of the club to your leader, adult partner, or instructor.
  4. Spend 30 minutes, over one or two practice periods, practicing the swing styles: full swing, approach swing, and putting swing.
  5. Spend 30 minutes, over one or two practice periods, practicing aim, stance, and the address position.
  6. Draw a diagram of a typical golf hole, from tee to green.
  7. Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of golf equipment: clubs, ball, tee, bag, shoes, and gloves.
  8. Describe the composition of a regulation golf ball.
  9. Take golf lessons.
  10. Spend 30 minutes, over one or two practice periods, hitting balls on a driving range.
  11. Play miniature golf.

Cub Scouts Sports Pin: Flag Football

Earn the Flag Football belt loop and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Layout and properly mark a flag football field at a park or playground.
  2. Explain the difference between defense and offense in a flag football game.
  3. Describe five different positions a player may play in flag football. Name the position that you prefer to play.
  4. During three half-hour sessions, practice the skills of passing, hand-offs, rushing, and running.
  5. Participate in a flag-football clinic.
  6. Consider all the people who make it possible to play a game of flag football. List parents, coaches, team members, scorekeepers, referees, groundskeepers, etc.
  7. Play in five flag football games without incurring a penalty.
  8. Explain and demonstrate at least six football officiating signals.
  9. Attend a high school, college, or community league football game.
  10. Read a book about a football player and tell your den or family about the player’s training and work ethics.
  11. Talk with a referee or official of a high school, college, or community football league and learn about his or her responsibilities at a football game.