Cub Scout Pack 81
SPORT LOOPS & PINS

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

1.        Explain the rules of safe bicycling to your den leader or adult partner.
2.        Demonstrate how to wear the proper safety equipment for bicycling.
3.        Show how to ride a bike safely. Ride for at least half an hour with an adult               
            partner, family, or den.

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Bicycling belt loop, complete requirement below,
and do four additional requirements:

1.        Make a chart to record at least 10 hours of bicycling. (Required)
2.        Participate in a pack, den, or community bike rodeo.
3.        Demonstrate how to repair a flat tire on a bicycle.
4.        Make a poster illustrating different types of early bikes and show it to your den.
5.        Give a demonstration to your den or pack on the proper use of safety equipment   
            and gear.
6.        With the help of a parent or adult partner, register or re-register your bicycle.
7.        Go on a "bicycle hike" with your family or den. Obey traffic rules related to                 
            bicycling.
8.        Repair or restore a non-functioning bicycle to a safe condition. Include the              
            installation of all proper safety devices.
9.        Visit a bicycle race or exhibition.
10.      Help set up a bike rodeo or bike competition for your pack.



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

1.        Explain to your leader or adult partner the rules of courtesy and safety for                 
           bowling.
2.        Show how to pick out a ball of proper weight and with finger holes that fit your        
            hand.
3.        Play a complete game with your family or den.

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Bowling belt loop, and complete five of the
following requirements:

1.        Give a brief history of the sport of bowling.
2.        Define the following terms: strike, spare, split, miss, and foul. Show their                
            symbols for scoring.
3.        Demonstrate proper stance, delivery, balance, and follow-through to your leader   
            or adult partner.
4.        Try different types of delivery and hand positions and see which work best for        
            you.
5.        Score a complete game using a score sheet an the proper symbols.
6.        Play at least four games and chart your progress. Figure out your average score.
7.        Compete in a Scout, family, school, or community bowling tournament,
8.        Take bowling lessons.
9.        Attend a parent high school, college, or professional bowling competition.
10.      Visit a bowling alley and learn about the care and maintenance of the bowling       
            lanes, pins, and racks.



Fishing Loop & Pin   

Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

1.        Review your local fishing regulations with your leader or adult partner.
Explain why they are important, and commit to following:
2.        Demonstrate how to properly bait a hook.
3.        Try to catch a fish.

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Fishing belt loop, and complete five of the following
requirements:

1.        Compete in a pack or community fishing tournament
2.        Demonstrate how to clean a fish.
3.        Prepare a report on three different kinds of fish. Include information on preferred   
            habitats, feeding habits, and recommended fishing techniques, baits, and            
            equipment needed to catch it
4.        Draw a picture of three different types of fishing reels. Explain how each works.
5.        Tie three fishing flies. Use at least one to fish.
6.        Demonstrate proficiency in casting at a target 30 feet away.
7.        Select a species of fish and draw a picture of it, correctly labeling each part and    
            its function.
8.        Replace the line in a fishing reel.
9.        Make a simple pole and line fishing rig. Use it to catch a fish.
10.      Catch a fish using artificial bait or lures.
11.      Practice: fishing on five occasions, complying with local fishing regulations and    
            the Outdoor Code.



Flag Football Loop & Pin   
Belt Loop Requirements: Complete these three requirements:

1.        Explain or discuss the simple rules of flag football with your den.
2.        Practice running, passing, and catching skills for at least 30 minutes.
3.        Play a game of flag football.

Sports Pin Requirements: 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 the job he or she does at a football game.



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

1.        Explain the rules of golf to your leader or adult partner. Explain the need for             
           caution concerning golf clubs and golf balls.
2.        Spend at least 30 minutes practicing golfing skills.
3.        Participate in a round of golf (nine holes).

Sports Pin Requirements: 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 practicing the swing styles: full swing, approach swing, and     
            putting swing.
5.        Spend 30 minutes 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 hitting balls on a driving range.
11.      Play miniature golf.



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

1.        Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse,
still rings, vaulting/side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
2.        Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.
3.        Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.

Sports Pin Requirements: Earn the Gymnastics belt loop, and complete five of the
following requirements:

1.        Write a report on the history of gymnastics.
2.        Take gymnastics lessons.
3.        Attend a gymnastics meet
4.        Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.
5.        Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.
6.        Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.
7.        Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.
8.        Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.
9.        Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.
10.      Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.
11.      Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.


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