Cub Scout Sports

Gymnastics Belt Loop

Gymnastics


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 Gymnastics Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy 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. Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting / side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.
  2. Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics
  3. Participate in an exercise from three of the six events using the proper equipment and techniques.

Sports Pin

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

  1. Write a report on the history of gymnastics. Tell your den or an adult family member what you learned.
  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. Tell your den or an adult family member what you learned about them.
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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