Academics Program

The Academic Program is an optional program for all Cub Scouts. It is not part of the normal requirements towards ranks. Its purpose is to assist the Scouts in learning a new skill, or improving one they already posses.

Loops and pins can be are earned by Tiger Cubs, Wolf and Bear Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts.

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.

Art Belt Loop Astronomy Belt Loop Chess Belt Loop Citizenship Belt Loop Collecting Belt Loop
Art Astronomy Chess Citizenship Collecting
Communicating Belt Loop Computers Belt Loop Geography Belt Loop
Communicating Computers Disabilities Awareness* Family Travel* Geography
Geology Belt Loop Heritages Belt Loop Language and Culture Belt Loop Map and Compass Belt Loop
Geology Good Manners* Heritages Language & Culture Map & Compass
Mathematics Belt Loop Music Belt Loop
Mathematics Music Nutrition* Pet Care* Photography*
Science Belt Loop Weather Belt Loop Wildlife Conservation Belt Loop
Reading & Writing* Science Video Games* Weather Wildlife Conservation

* Added in November 2009

Academic Belt Loops

The Cub Scout Academics Belt Loops are worn on the navy blue Cub Scout belt. They will not fit on the khaki (olive) Boy Scout / Webelos belt. Webelos may continue to wear the blue belt on their uniforms.

Academics belt loops for each subject may be earned once within each rank.

Academics belt loops are earned by the Cub by meeting the requirements listed.

Academic Pins

The Cub Scout Academics Pins are worn on civilian clothes only. They can also be worn on the Cub Scouts Sports and Academics Letter (pictured left).  The pins are triangular in shape. The designs for the various pins are shown on the belt loops for each subject.

Academics pins are given in each subject for Cub Scouts to recognize academic development

The Academics Pin for a specific subject may be earned once within each rank.

Academics pins are earned by meeting the appropriate requirements.


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