Cub Scout Sports

Ice Skating Belt Loop

Ice Skating


The requirements listed below are taken from the
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide (34299A - 2002 Revision).

These requirements have been superseded by those in 34299B - 2006 Printing.
Click here to see the current requirements.


This Loop and Pin replaced the former Skating Belt Loop and Pin specifically for ICE skating.
To see the former requirements, which included both Roller and Ice Skating,
and which were in effect until 2002,
click here.


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 ways to protect yourself while ice skating, and the need for proper safety equipment.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing the skills of skating.
  3. Go ice skating with a family member or your den for a total of at least three hours. Chart your time.

Sports Pin

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

  1. Participate in a pack or community skating event.
  2. Demonstrate how to sharpen your skates correctly.
  3. Demonstrate how to lace, assemble, and dissemble your skates correctly.
  4. On two occasions, spend at least 30 minutes practicing warm-up exercises before skating.
  5. Play a skating game on the ice.
  6. Learn two new figure-skating skills: Forward Swizzles, Glides, Backward Swizzles, and Backward Wiggle.
  7. Demonstrate how to "start" in a speed skating race.
  8. Explain the difference between long-track and short-track speed skating.
  9. Participate in a skating skill development clinic.
  10. Tell about an Olympian athlete in figure skating or speed skating. What were some of his or her best traits?
Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: DOC FilePDF File

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: May 02, 2013



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