Please refer to BSA National Shooting Sports for information on Belt Loops and Shooting pins.
Cub Scout Shooting Sports Award Certificate
Certificates may be awarded to the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout at any time he achieves a level of marksmanship. It is possible to earn five certificates if every level of marksmanship has been accomplished.
Score Requirements for BB Gun Recognition Certificate
. Before completing the Pro Marksman requirements below, the following criteria must be met:
Instruction: Complete a basic BB gun marksmanship safety course. Shooting: Fire five groups of shots (three shots per group) that can be covered by a quarter, and then adjust the BB gun sights so that the group is centered on a bullís eye. (No specific score is required.) Then fire the Marksmanship levels shown below.
Marksman Level Target Position Number of Bullís eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bullís eye Minimum Score required per Shot Pro Marksman
. Marksman Levels Target Position Number of Bullís eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bullís eye Minimum Score required per Shot Marksman I
Before firing the Pro Archer course, the camper is to complete the following:
- Explain how to string your bow and explain the use of archery equipment.
- Be able to list and discuss nine points in 'Shooting Techniques."
Pro Archer Level
Shoot five groups (three arrows per group) trying to group each set within a circle the size of the nine-ring. (No specific score is required.)
Then fire for the Pro Archer score.
Level of Recognition Number of Arrows Distance Score Pro Archer 30 15 feet 30 Archer I 30 20 feet 30 Archer II 30 20 feet 50 Archer III 30 20 feet 100
In Cub Scout archery, the camp awards the certificate when the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout qualifies for the different levels of recognition. It is possible to earn four certificates if every level of marksmanship has been accomplished.
More information can be found in individual sports booklets. These are
designed in cooperation with national sports associations, and give instructions
in the basic skills of the sport and list the requirements for the belt loops
and pins. They are written so the boys will understand them.