Cub Scouts’ Athletics Challenge
This week we have an activity that fulfils the requirements for Athletics activity badge (with some adaptations to suit the virtual and home-based context).
- Familiarise yourself with the powerpoint presentation (provided).All the activities are self explanatory.
- Find a willing Young Leader (or adult volunteer) to demonstrate, lead (and discuss) –
(1) Appropriate warm up and cool down sequences.
(2) Correct burpees
(3) Indoor Long Jump
(4) Sit Ups
- Let Cubs know in advance that they will need paper, pen / pencil, bucket / box / bowl, a tape measure, soft balls or bean bags, a large spoon and alternative for an ‘egg’.
How to participate (using a video meeting tool like Zoom):
Share your screen to show the powerpoint presentation and explain the challenges. Pause to allow ‘live’ demonstrations of the various activities.
Age Range: Cubs
Time to Complete: 60 minutes.
Badge Requirements: Athletics activity badge