BB Gun Requirements

LEVEL 1: PARTICIPATION AND KNOWLEDGE (ALL RANKS)

1. Explain what you should do if you find a gun. Recite the four safety reminders.

2. On an approved range in your city or state, explain how to use the safety mechanism, and demonstrate how to properly load, fire, and secure the BB gun.

3. On an approved range, demonstrate to qualified leadership good shooting techniques, including eye dominance, shooting shoulder, breathing, sight alignment, trigger squeeze, and follow-through.

4. On an approved range, show how to put away and properly store BB gun shooting equipment after use.

LEVEL 2: SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE

To earn the Level 2 Skill and Knowledge recognition, Cub Scouts must complete the Level 1 Participation and Knowledge requirements, and do the following:

• Tigers must complete S1–S3 from the Tiger column.

• Wolves and Bears must complete S1–S4 from the Wolf/Bear column.

• Webolos and Arrow of Light Scouts must complete S1–S4 from the Webelos/Arrow of Light column.

Tiger Wolf/Bear Webelos/Arrow of Light S1 Demonstrate one of the positions associated with shooting BB guns. Demonstrate one of the positions associated with shooting BB guns. Demonstrate the prone, bench, and sitting positions associated with shooting BB guns. S2 On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “TIGER” target. Score your target; then repeat and do your best to improve your score. (Fire a total of 10 BBs.) On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “CUB SCOUT” target. Score your target; then repeat twice and do your best to improve your score each time. (Fire a total of 15 BBs.) On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “WEBELOS/AOL” target. Score your target; then repeat three times and do your best to improve your score. (Fire a total of 20 BBs.) S3 Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them. Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them. Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them. S4 Tell five facts about the history of BB guns. Tell five facts about the history of BB guns.


 

Tiger

Wolf/Bear

Webelos/Arrow of Light

S1

Demonstrate one of the positions associated with shooting BB guns

Demonstrate one of the positions associated with shooting BB guns.

Demonstrate the prone, bench, and sitting positions associated with shooting BB guns.

S2

On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “TIGER” target. Score your target; then repeat and do your best to improve your score. (Fire a total of 10 BBs.)

On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “CUB SCOUT” target. Score your target; then repeat twice and do your best to improve your score each time. (Fire a total of 15 BBs.)

On an approved range, fire five BBs at the “WEBELOS/AOL” target. Score your target; then repeat three times and do your best to improve your score. (Fire a total of 20 BBs.)

S3

Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them.

Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them.

Demonstrate proper range commands, and explain how and when to use them.

S4

 

Tell five facts about the history of BB guns.

Tell five facts about the history of BB guns.