PACK•444

Old Hickory Council - Hanging Rock District

Pack 444: Training - Cub Scout Academics Program

Nutrition

 

 

Belt Loop

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a poster of foods that are good for you. Share the poster with your den.
  2. Explain the difference between a fruit and a vegetable. Eat one of each.
  3. Help prepare and eat a healthy meal of foods that are included in a food pyramid.
    (With your parent’s or partner’s permission, see http://www.mypyramid.gov.)

Nutrition Workbook for Belt Loop and Academics Pin

 

Academics Pin

 

Earn the Nutrition belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Make a poster that shows different foods that are high in each of the vitamins. Using your poster, explain to your den or family the difference between a vitamin and a mineral and the importance of each for a healthy diet.
  2. Read the nutrition label from a packaged or canned food item. Learn about the importance of the nutrients listed. Explain what you learned to your den or family.
  3. Make a list of diseases that can be caused by a diet that is poor in nutrition.
  4. Talk with your school cafeteria manager about the role nutrition plays in the meals your school serves.
  5. With an adult, plan a balanced menu of breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for your family for a week.
  6. Make a list of healthy snack foods. Demonstrate how to prepare two healthy snacks.
  7. With an adult, go grocery shopping. Report to your den or other family members what you learned about choosing good foods to eat.
  8. Demonstrate how to safely prepare food for three meals.
  9. Demonstrate how to store leftover food to prevent spoilage or contamination.
  10. Help with a garden. Report to your den or family about what is growing in the garden and how you helped. Show a picture of or bring an item harvested from your gaden.
  11. Visit a farm or ranch. Talk with the owner about how the farm or ranch produces food for families.
  12. Explain how physical exercise works with nutrition in helping people be fit and healthy. Demonstrate three examples of good physical activity.

Nutrition Workbook for Belt Loop and Academics Pin

CUB SCOUT PROMISE

"I .....(name).... promise to do my best

To do my duty to God and my country,

To help other people, and

To obey the Law of the Pack."

LAW OF THE PACK

"The Cub Scout follows Akela.

The Cub Scout helps the pack go.

The pack helps the Cub Scout Grow.

The Cub Scout gives goodwill."

CUB SCOUT MOTTO

"Do Your Best"

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