Sports - Bowling

Bowling 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 Bowling Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain to your leader or adult partner the rules of courtesy and safety for bowling.

  2. Show how to pick out a ball of proper weight and with finger holes that fit your hand.

  3. Play a complete game with your family or den.

Requirements for the Bowling Pin

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

  1. Give a brief history of the sport of bowling.

  2. Define the following terms: strike, spare, split, miss, and foul. Show their symbols for scoring.

  3. Demonstrate proper stance, delivery, balance, and follow-through to your leader or adult partner.

  4. Try different types of delivery and hand positions and see which work best for you.

  5. Score a complete game using a score sheet an the proper symbols.

  6. Play at least four games and chart your progress. Figure out your average score.

  7. Compete in a Scout, family, school, or community bowling tournament.

  8. Take bowling lessons.

  9. Attend a parent high school, college, or professional bowling competition.

  10. Visit a bowling alley and learn about the care and maintenance of the bowling lanes, pins, and racks.

Bowling Online Resources


  2. Bowlernet Entertainment Guide

  3. Bowlers Journal International

  4. Bowling Tips

  5. International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

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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