Snowboarder Badge

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Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article is no longer be applicable to the current program.
It remains here for reference purposes only.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Cub Scout Winter Fitness.


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Contents

Outcomes

Cubs learn basic cross-country and/or downhill skiing or snowboarding knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on safety and the Alpine Responsibility Code. [1]

Requirements

To earn the Snowboarder Badge, complete the following requirements:

  1. Show how to care for your board and boots, and how to put them on properly, (This should include the use of a "runaway strap" or a "leash".)
  2. Demonstrate how to mount and dismount either a surface lift (rope tow, T-bar, poma and platter) or a chairlift - whichever is used on beginner and intermediate hills in your area.
  3. Explain proper dress, including the use of a helmet, when in snowboarding parks or half pipes.
  4. Demonstrate your ability to do the following:
    • (a) Walking/skating
    • (b) Climbing side stepping
    • (c) Straight running (toe/heel drag)
    • (d) Traverse with a stop
    • (e) Static rotation exercise
    • (f) Isolated beginner turns
    • (g) Linked beginner turns
  5. Know and understand the Alpine Responsibility Code.

Cross-badge links

pre 2011 version
  1. Red Star A5 / Canadian Healthy Living Award #7
  2. Red Star A5 / Canadian Healthy Living Award #7
  3. Red Star A5 / Canadian Healthy Living Award #7
  4.  ?
  5. Red Star A5 / Canadian Healthy Living Award #7

Program Suggestions

References

  1. Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY