Academics - Citizenship

Citizenship 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 Citizenship Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

    1. Develop a list of jobs you can do around the home. Chart your progress for one week.

    2. Make a poster showing things that you can do to be a good citizen.

    3. Participate in a family, den, or school service project.

Requirements for the Citizenship Pin

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

    1. Interview someone who has become a naturalized citizen. Give a report of your interview to your den or family.

    2. Write a letter to your newspaper about an issue that concerns you. Send your letter by mail or e-mail.

    3. Create a collage about America.

    4. Make a list of items to check for a home safety or energy audit and then inspect your home. Talk with your parent or adult partner about correcting any problems you find.

    5. Visit your local site of government. Interview someone who is involved with the governmental process.

    6. Visit a court room and talk with someone who works there.

    7. Go to the polls with your parents when they vote. Talk to them about their choices.

    8. Take part in a parade with your den or pack.

    9. List ways you can recycle various materials and conserve and protect the environment.

    10. Attend a community event or visit a landmark in your community.

Citizenship Online Resources

Steps to Follow:

    1. Download and Print Worksheet at bottom of page

    2. Scout complete Worksheet

    3. Turn completed Worksheet into your Den Leader

    4. Den Leader may have questions for your Scout

    5. Den Leader will record completion

    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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