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BB Gun Shooting

Cub Scout Sports for Camp Only

Shooting Sports for Cub Scouts, Webelos Scouts, and Parents in Camp, No. 13-550, has been developed for those who will give guidance to Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts in learning BB-gun and archery shooting-sports skills while in camp.

The BB Gun safety and shooting participation belt loop and pin can only be awarded with approval of the camp BB-gun shooting-sports director to Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts who earn them at a BSA facility range.


Belt Loop

Complete these two requirements:

  1. Complete the camp basic BB gun marksmanship safety course.
  2. Fire 15 shots at a 4-inch or 5-inch target. No particular score is required. Participant must be able to adjust the BB gun sight.

Sports Pin

The BB sports pin is earned by completing the camp BB gun safety program and qualifying with a minimum of 60 credits in firing activities with a parent or adult partner. A certified range officer must be present.

Required

  1. Complete the camp basic BB gun marksmanship safety course (15 credits).
  2. Fire three groups of shots (three shots per group) that can be covered by a quarter. Participant must be able to adjust the BB gun sight (15 credits),

Choose from the following firing levels to earn the rest of the necessary credits for the sports pin. Refer to the chart below for the requirements for each marksmanship level.

Level Credits
Pro Marksman (benchrest) 10
Marksman I (standing position) 10
Marksman II (prone position) 10
Marksman III (kneeling position) 10
Marksman IV (sitting position) 10

Councils may provide extra opportunities for a boy and his adult partner to continue qualifying for a pin after the council camp experience is over. However, a certified range officer must be present for shooting credits to be valid.

Cub Scout Shooting Sports Award Certificate

Certificates may be awarded to the Cub Scout or Webelos Scout at any time he acheives 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 bull’s eye. (No specific score is required.) Then fire the Marksmanship levels shown below.
Marksman Level Target Position Number of Bull’s eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bull’s eye Minimum Score required per Shot
Pro Marksman

TQ-40

Benchrest

5

5

8

 
Marksman Levels Target Position Number of Bull’s eyes Required Number of Shots Required per Bull’s eye Minimum Score required per Shot
Marksman I

TQ-40

Standing

10

5

20

Marksman II

TQ-40

Prone

10

5

35

Marksman III

TQ-40

Kneeling

10

5

25

Marksman IV

TQ-40

Sitting

10

5

30