Cub Scout Sports:
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 Bowling Sports Belt Loop
Complete these three requirements:
- Explain to your leader or adult partner the rules of courtesy and
safety for bowling.
- Show how to pick out a ball of proper weight and with finger holes
that fit your hand.
- Play a complete game with your family or den.
Requirements for the Bowling Sports Pin
Earn the Bowling belt loop, and complete five of the following
- Give a brief history of the sport of bowling.
- Define the following terms: strike, spare, split, miss, and foul.
Show their symbols for scoring.
- Demonstrate proper stance, delivery, balance, and follow-through
to your leader or adult partner.
- Try different types of delivery and hand positions and see which
work best for you.
- Score a complete game using a score sheet an the proper symbols.
- Play at least four games and chart your progress. Figure out your
- Compete in a Scout, family, school, or community bowling
- Take bowling lessons.
- Attend a parent high school, college, or professional bowling
- Visit a bowling alley and learn about the care and maintenance of
the bowling lanes, pins, and racks.
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 Bowling Resources for Kids
- Across The Lanes -
bowling news, commentary, product reviews, and more.
- Action Bowlers -
bowling nostalgia site from Butch the Gambler. Post and read about
your favorite action bowlers, lanes, characters, etc.
- Adam's Bowling Page
- tips, pictures, and games.
- Amateur Bowling Tournaments
- if you're a bowler and want to find a tournament to participant
in, then this is the place to look.
- Bowl.com - industry news,
feature stories, events, tournaments and results, games, trivia,
newsletter, tips, and more.
- Bowler's Web
- Bowlernet Entertainment Guide
- guide to bowling alleys.
- Bowlers Journal
International - international monthly magazine providing
instruction, business advise and tournament information.
Only Page - Kenosha's source for bowling.
- Bowlersguide.com -
bowling ball guide.
[Michael G. Thompson] - alt.sport.bowling FAQ, equipment
specifications, ball survey, clip art, instructor list, bowling
links, manufacturer's addresses, bowler's dictionary, and much more!
- Bowling [Robert
- Bowling This Month -
technical magazine for the high average bowler, pro shop and coach.
Includes ball reviews, instructional articles including lane play,
mental game, and biomechanics.
- Bowling World - tabloid
publication printed monthly. Bowling World On-Line is free and
dedicated to promoting the sport.
- Bowling-Tips! -
suggestions on stance, swing, steps, and more.
- Complete Bowling Internet
Index - information on all aspects of bowling.
World of Bowling - includes 1996 PBA season highlights,
graphics, and articles.
Hallowed Lanes - contains the column, The Right Approach, Halo's
bio, as well as links to other bowling sites.
- International Bowling
Museum and Hall of Fame - includes the history of the sport,
weekly trivia, and a museum shop.
Bagatelli's Sports Desk - jokes, editorials, and league results.
- Strikefx -
articles from writers and bowlers from all over the world.