Belt Loop and Pin
Cub Scout Sports: Badminton
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 Badminton Sports Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Explain the rules of badminton to your leader or adult partner.
- Spend at least 30 minutes practicing badminton skills.
- Participate in a badminton game.
Requirements for the Badminton Sports Pin
Earn the Badminton belt loop, and complete five of the following
- Compete in a pack or community badminton tournament.
- Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of the equipment
needed to play badminton: shuttlecock (shuttle or bird), racket,
court, net and comfortable clothes and shoes.
- Demonstrate skill in the following grip techniques: forehand and
- Spend at least 60 minutes practicing to develop skills for shots
and strokes (clear, drive, drop, and smash). Keep track of
your time on a chart.
- Demonstrate skill in the following: hit the shuttle using forehand
or backhand; hit the shuttle, alternating forehand and backhand; hit
the shuttle against the wall with a forehand or backhand; hit the
shuttle against the wall, alternating forehand and backhand.
- Accurately lay out a badminton court, including net and lines.
- Play five games of badminton.
- Participate in a badminton skills development clinic.
- Play at least three games during which you make your own foul
calls effectively to your leader's satisfaction.
General Sports Requirements
Following are the requirements for earning the Sports belts loops and
|Belt loops and pins are earned only by Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and
Webelos Scouts (not adults).
|The archery and BB-gun shooting belt loops and pins must be earned
under BSA range-trained supervision. The BB-gun shooting loop and
pin must be earned at a BSA facility range.
|Requirements may be adjusted to accommodate the special needs of
Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouts, and Webelos Scouts 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 Badminton Resources for Kids
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