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Cubs – 8 to 10½ years

Develop new skills. Soar to great heights. Being a Cub opens up a whole other world

Being a Cub

When you join Cubs, you’ll be introduced to lots of new activities, people and things. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Cub
Promise

As a values based movement we all make the ‘The Promise’ an oath that helps us to be our best.

Learn the Cub Promise

Uniform and badge placement

You don’t need a uniform to join. But once you’ve settled in, you’ll start speedily earning badges, and you’ll need to know where to put them!

Uniform & Badge Placement

Activities and what you’ll get up to

Prepare for excitement and adventure! Try huge variety of activities surrounding areas of fitness, global and beliefs; be creative and get involved in your local community. Learn exciting outdoor skills and take part in adventurous activities, as well as camps and residential experiences.

Find Activities

Badges

Become an expert in something you love, or try something shiny and new. From athletics and astronomy to photography and pioneering, there’s something for everyone.

Discover Badges

Track My Progress

Awards

Completing Challenge Awards lets you do more, learn more and be more. See what’s on offer and start your journey to the top.

Discover Awards

Track My Progress

Moving up to Scouts

Eventually, it’ll be time to say farewell to Cubs and embrace your next big adventure.

Find out about Scouts

Cub leaders

All of our leaders are trained volunteers, working to make sure Scouting is safe, inclusive and accessible. Some lead the Pack week in and week out. Others visit occasionally to help run a session or drop in to share their skills.

Find out about volunteering