Cub Scout Sports

Physical Fitness Belt Loop

Physical Fitness


The requirements listed below are taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299) 2009 Printing.

Requirements were revised since the previous edition - (34299B - 2006 Revision).
Click here to see the previous requirements.


Webelos Scouts that earn the Physical Fitness Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy requirement 10 for the Athlete Activity Badge
and part of requirement 3 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. Give a short report to your den or family on the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
  2. Practice finding your pulse and counting your heartbeats per minute. Determine your target heart rate.
  3. Practice five physical fitness skills regularly. Improve performance in each skill over a month. Skills could include pull-ups, curl-ups, the standing long jump, the 50-yard dash, and the softball throw.

Sports Pin

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. Don't forget to warm up and cool down.
  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, charting your time as you go.
  8. Participate for at least three months in an organized team sport or organized athletic activity.
Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: Word Format PDF Format

Blanks in this worksheets table appear when we do not have a worksheet for the loop and pin that includes these requirements.


Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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