Belt Loop and Pin
Cub Scout Academics: Citizenship
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.
Requirements for the Citizenship Academics Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Develop a list of jobs you can do around the home. Chart your
progress for one week.
- Make a poster showing things that you can do to be a good citizen.
- Participate in a family, den, or school service project.
Requirements for the Citizenship Academics Pin
Earn the Citizenship belt loop, and complete five of the following
- Interview someone who has become a naturalized citizen. Give a
report of your interview to your den or family.
- Write a letter to your newspaper about an issue that concerns you.
- Create a collage about America.
- Conduct a home safety or energy audit and inspect your home. Talk
with your parent or adult partner about correcting any problems you
- Visit your local site of government. Interview someone who is
involved with the governmental process.
- Visit a court room and talk with someone who works there.
- Go to the polls with your parents when they vote. Talk to them
about their choices.
- Take part in a parade with your den or pack.
- List ways you can recycle various materials and conserve and
protect the environment.
- Attend a community event or visit a landmark in your community.
General Academics Requirements
Following are the requirements for earning the Academics belts loops and
|Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and
Webelos Scouts (not adults).
|Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of
boys with disabilities.
|Webelos Scouts may earn a belt loop or pin a second time to
qualify for Webelos activity badges.
|Boys may earn belt loops more than once; however, leaders should
encourage boys to try different requirements and earn the pin. Packs
should have a clear policy in place about whether the pack or the
boy's family is responsible for the cost of awards earned more than
Cub-Safe Citizenship Resources for Kids
|Kids Next Door - Where kids
can learn more about being good citizens. From the Department of
Housing and Urban Development.|
Pack 121 Leader - Michael
The Pack 121 web site is maintained by
Jennifer Todd-Whitson and Kellie
Pack 121 is a member of the
19 Harvard St.
Worcester, MA 01609-2870
This page was updated on 10/17/00