Webelos Scouts that earn the Geography Belt
Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy requirement 12 for the
Traveler Activity Badge.
Complete these three requirements:
- Draw a map of your neighborhood. Show natural and manmade features.
Include a key or legend of map symbols.
- Learn about the physical geography of your community. Identify the major
landforms within 100 miles. Discuss with an adult what you learned.
- Use a world globe or map to locate the continents, the oceans, the
equator, and the northern and southern hemispheres. Learn how longitude and
latitude lines are used to locate a site.
Geography belt loop,
five of the following
- Make a three-dimensional model of an imaginary place. Include five
different landforms, such as mountains, valleys, lakes, deltas, rivers,
buttes, plateaus, basins, and plains.
- List 10 cities around the world. Calculate the time it is in each city
when it is noon in your town.
- Find the company's location on the wrapper or label of 10 products
used in your home, such as food, clothing, toys, and appliances. Use a
world map or atlas to find each location.
- On a map, trace the routes of some famous explorers. Show the map to
your den or family.
- On a United States or world map, mark where your family members and
ancestors were born.
- Keep a map record of the travels of your favorite professional sports
team for one month.
- Read a book (fiction or nonfiction) in which geography plays an
- Take part in a geography bee or fair in your pack, school, or
- Choose a country in the world and make a travel poster for it.
- Play a geography-based board game or computer game. Tell an adult some
facts you learned about a place that was part of the game.
- Draw or make a map of your state. Include rivers, mountain ranges,
state parks, and cities. Include a key or legend of map symbols.
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