Cub Scout Sports

Bowling Belt Loop

Bowling


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These requirements have been superseded by those in 34299 - 2009 Revision.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 Bowling 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 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

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 and 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.

Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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