Sports - Gymnastics

Gymnastics Loop and Pin

Tiger, Wolfs, Bears and Webelos Scouts may complete these 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 Gymnastics Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the six events of men's gymnastics: floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings, vaulting/side horse, parallel bars, and horizontal bar.

  2. Participate in three of the six events using the proper equipment.

  3. Explain the safety rules you should follow to learn gymnastics.

Requirements for the Gymnastics Pin

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

  1. Write a report on the history of gymnastics.

  2. Take gymnastics lessons.

  3. Attend a gymnastics meet.

  4. Practice and demonstrate five floor exercise skills.

  5. Practice and demonstrate two skills used on the pommel horse.

  6. Demonstrate two skills on the still rings.

  7. Demonstrate two skills using parallel bars.

  8. Demonstrate two skills using the horizontal bar.

  9. Demonstrate a vault using the side horse.

  10. Develop a regular routine of physical and mental conditioning.

  11. Learn about three U.S. gymnasts who have won medals in the Olympics.

Gymnastics Online Resources

  1. USA Gymnastics Online

  2. Browns Gymnastics

Steps to Follow:

  1. Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page

  2. Scout completes Worksheet

  3. Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader

  4. Den Leader may have questions for your Scout

  5. Den Leader will enter completion date into Tracking Software

  6. Scout will be awarded Loop a/o Pin at the next Pack Meeting

  7. Limit of Two Loops and Two Pins per Month

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