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Cub Scout Academics

Music Belt Loop

Music

Webelos Scouts that earn the Music Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout
also satisfy requirement 15 for the Showman Activity Badge.

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain why music is an important part of our culture.
  2. Pick a song with at least two verses and learn it by heart.
  3. Listen to four different types of music either recorded or live.

Academics Pin

Earn the Music belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Make a musical instrument and play it for your family, den, or pack.
  2. Teach your den a song.
  3. Play a song by yourself or in a group, in unison or in harmony.
  4. Create an original melody and/or original words for a song.
  5. Using a tape recorder, capture natural sounds of the environment or record songs you create, and use your recording as a soundtrack for a short skit or as background for a movement activity.
  6. Attend a live musical performance or concert.
  7. Demonstrate conducting patterns for two songs using two different meters (two-, three-, or four- beat meter) while your adult partner or den members sing or play the songs you have selected.
  8. Take voice or dance lessons or lessons to learn to play an instrument.
  9. Create movements to a piece of music without words to demonstrate the moods of the music: happy, sad, calm, excited, playful, inspired.
  10. Learn about a composer of some music that you enjoy.

 

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