Archery Requirements

LEVEL 1: PARTICIPATION AND KNOWLEDGE (ALL RANKS)

1. Demonstrate how to follow archery range safety rules and whistle commands.

2. Identify and name a recurve bow and/or compound bow.

3. Explain and demonstrate how to apply and use arm guards, finger tabs, and quivers.

4. On an approved range, demonstrate how to safely and effectively shoot a bow and arrow, including how to establish a correct stance, nock the arrow, hook and grip the bow, raise the bow, draw, anchor, hold, aim, and release/follow through.

5. On an approved range, demonstrate how to safely retrieve arrows after the range is clear and the command to retrieve arrows has been provided

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 must complete S1–S4 from the Wolf column.

• Bears must complete S1–S4 from the Bear column.

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

 

 

Tiger

Wolf

Bear

Webelos/Arrow of Light

S1

Identify three parts of the arrow and three major parts of the bow you will be shooting

Identify three parts of the arrow and four major parts of the bow you will be shooting

Identify four parts of the arrow and five major parts of the bow you will be shooting

Identify five parts of the arrow and six major parts of the bow you will be shooting.

S2

Shoot three arrows at a target on an approved range; then repeat and do your best to improve your score. (Shoot

a total of six arrows.)

Shoot five arrows at a target on an

approved range; then repeat and do your best to improve your score. (Shoot a total of 10 arrows.)

Shoot five arrows at a target on an

approved range; then repeat twice and do your best to improve your score each time. (Shoot a total of 15 arrows.)

Shoot five arrows at a target on an approved range; then repeat three times and do your best to improve your score each time. (Shoot a total of 20 arrows.)

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.

Demonstrate proper range

commands, and explain how and when to use them.

S4

 

Tell five facts about archery in history or literature.

Tell five facts about archery in history or literature.

Tell five facts about archery in history or literature.