Cub Scout Sports

Basketball Belt Loop

Basketball


The requirements listed below are taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299B) 2006 Printing.

These requirements have been superseded by those in 34299 - 2009 Revision.
Click here to see the current requirements.


Webelos Scouts that earn the Basketball Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy part of requirement 4 for the Sportsman Activity Badge.

Requirements

Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts may complete requirements in a family, den, pack, school, or community environment. Tiger Cubs must work with their parents or adult partners. Parents and partners do not earn loops or pins.

Belt Loop

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

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.

Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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