Cub Scout Sports

Snow Ski and Board Sports Belt Loop

Snow Ski and Board Sports


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

Requirements 2 for the Loop, and 1-3, 5, 6, 8, and 9 for the Pin were revised
and requirement 11 for the Pin was added since the previous edition - (34299A - 2002 Revision).
Click here to see the previous requirements.

These requirements have been superseded by those in 34299 - 2009 Revision.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


Webelos Scouts that earn the Snow Ski and Board Sports 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 conditioning, clothing, equipment, and planning needed for snow skiing or boarding.
  2. Explain "Your Responsibility Code," the rules of safety and courtesy for the slopes. (See "Your Responsibility Code" on the back of this page. (Click here to see "Your Responsibility Code")
  3. Go skiing or snow boarding. Demonstrate how to stop and turn.

Sports Pin

Earn the Snow Ski and Board Sports belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Explain the different kinds of ski lifts, such as a rope tow and "fixed grip" and "detachable" chair lifts.
  2. Describe the five universal symbols used to indicate ski trail difficulty.
  3. Demonstrate how to hold your position and get up from a fall.
  4. Demonstrate how to fall safely to avoid injury.
  5. Explain why it is important to protect nature and wildlife while skiing or snowboarding.
  6. Practice skiing or snowboarding for at least five hours. You can do this in more than one day.
  7. Explain what to do if you see a skiing or snow boarding accident. Discuss the dangers of avalanche.
  8. Take a skiing or snowboarding lesson.
  9. View a video on skiing or snowboarding.
  10. Talk with a member of a ski patrol and learn about the job he or she does at the ski slope.
  11. Learn about an Olympian who competed in skiing or snowboarding and report to your den.

Page updated on: June 01, 2013



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