Cub Scout Pack 81
SPORT LOOPS & PINS
Archery Loop & Pin  

The Archery belt loop and pin can only be awarded by a BSA range-trained
shooting-sports director.

Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements

1. Explain the rules for safe archery that you have learned in the district/council camp
or  activity you are attending with your leader or adult partner.

2. Demonstrate to your leader or adult partner good archery shooting techniques,            
     including the stance and how to nock the arrow, establish the bow, draw, aim,             
     release, follow-through and retrieve arrows.

3. Practice shooting at your district or council camp for the time allowed.

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the archery belt loop and complete five of the following:
1.        Explain the parts of a bow and demonstrate how to string the bowstring in a          
            proficient manner.
2.        Demonstrate how to properly use archery equipment, including arm guards,         
            finger tabs, and quivers and explain about proper clothing.
3.        Develop proficient shooting techniques by practicing for three hours.
4.        Learn the correct scoring techniques for target archery.
5.        Make a poster that emphasizes the four whistle codes.
6.        Draw to scale or set up an archery range.
7.        Shoot 30 arrows from a distance of 30 feet at a target and score at least 50            
            points, or shoot 30 arrow from a distance of 90 feet and score at least 30 points.
8.        Help make a type of target for the camp archery range.
9.        Show how to put away and properly store archery equipment.
10.      Tell five facts about an archer in history or literature.



Badminton Loop & Pin   
Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

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

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Badminton belt loop, and complete five of
the following requirements:
1.        Compete in a pack or community badminton tournament.
2.        Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment needed to      
           play badminton: shuttlecock (shuttle or bird), racket, court, net and comfortable      
           clothes and shoes.
3.        Demonstrate skill in the following grip techniques: forehand and backhand.
4.        Spend at least 60 minutes practicing to develop skills for shots and strokes          
            (clear, drive, drop, and smash). Keep track of your time on a chart.
5.        Demonstrate skill in the following: hit the shuttle using forehand or backhand; hit
            the shuttle, alternating forehand and backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall      
            with a forehand or backhand; hit the shuttle against the wall, alternating                 
            forehand and backhand.
6.        Accurately lay out a badminton court, including net and lines.
7.        Play five games of badminton.
8.        Participate in a badminton skills development clinic.
9.        Play at least three games during which you make your own foul calls effectively     
            to your leader's satisfaction.



Baseball Loop & Pin   

Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

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

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Baseball belt loop, and complete five of the                
 following requirements:
1.        Participate in a pack or community baseball tournament.
2.        Demonstrate skill in two of the following throwing techniques: overhand,                 
            sidearm, underhand, and the relay throw.
3.        Demonstrate skill in two of the following catching techniques: fielding a ground    
            ball, fielding a pop-up, catching a line drive.
4.        Demonstrate correct pitching techniques.
5.        Demonstrate correct hitting techniques, including bunting.
6.        Explain the rules of base running. Explain base coaching signals.
7.        Demonstrate skill in the following sliding techniques: the straight-in slide, the       
            hook slide, and the headfirst slide.
8.        Play five games of baseball using standard baseball rules.
9.        Draw a baseball field to scale or set one up for play.
10.      Attend a high school, college, or professional baseball game.
11.      Read a book, about a baseball player and give a report about him or her to your   
            den or family.



Basketball Loop & Pin   
Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

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

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Basketball belt loop, and complete five
of the following requirements:
1.        Compete in a pack or community basketball tournament.
2.        Demonstrate effective passing using the chest pass, bounce pass,                         
           over-the-head pass, and baseball pass.
3.        Successfully demonstrate the set shot and jump shot shooting styles.
4.        Demonstrate skill in the following dribbling techniques: high dribble, low dribble,
            turnable dribble, change-of-pace dribble, and combination dribble.
5.        Spend at least 30 minutes on three different occasions developing individual        
           defensive skills.
6.        Explain and demonstrate 10 official basketball signals.
7.        Play three shot-improving games with a member of your den or team.
8.        Play five games of basketball.
9.        Participate in a basketball clinic.
10.     Attend a high school, college, or professional basketball game.



BB Shooting Loop & Pin   

The BB Gun safety and shooting participation belt loop and pin can only be awarded
with approval of the camp BB-gun shooting-sports director to Cub Scouts and Webelos
Scouts who earn them at a BSA facility range.

Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

1.        Explain the rules for Safe BB gun shooting you have learned to your leader or        
           adult partner.
2.        Demonstrate to your leader or adult partner good BB gun shooting techniques,     
           including eye dominance, shooting shoulder, breathing, sight alignment, trigger   
           squeeze, follow through.
3.        Practice shooting at your district or your council camp for the time allowed.
Sports Pin Requirements:

Earn the BB gun shooting Belt Loop and complete
FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1.        Explain the parts of a BB gun and demonstrate how to properly load the gun.
2.        Demonstrate the shooting positions.
3.        Develop proficient shooting techniques by practicing for three hours.
4.        Learn the correct scoring techniques for target BB gun shooting.
5.        Make a poster that emphasizes the proper range commands.
6.        Draw to scale or set up a BB gun shooting range.
7.        Show improvement in your shooting ability with an increase in scoring points.
8.        Help make a type of target for the camp BB gun shooting range.
9.        Show how to put away and properly store BB gun shooting equipment after use.
10.      Explain how to use the safety mechanism on a BB gun.
11.      Tell five facts about the history of BB guns.




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