CUB SCOUTS - 8 TO 11 YEARS
Cub Scouts is the second Section of Scouts, for boys and girls aged 8-11. It focuses on exploring the outdoors and living an active lifestyle in a safe and friendly environment.
Cub scouts have a lot of fun doing a lot of interesting things! They are introduced to traditional Scouting skills such as tying knots and using a map and compass, and take part in outdoor adventures such as camping, rock climbing, abseiling, bush walking and billy-karting. There are games to play, codes and skills to learn, places to see and new friends to meet. Cub Scouts all help each other, and try to help other people too. Each week you’ll get together with other boys and girls your age and be led into adventure! You’ll wear your own Cub Scout uniform to show you’re one of us. You will also be able to collect special badges to put on your uniform to show others your achievements.
Cub Scouts also learn valuable life skills such as leadership and taking responsibility for themselves. They are taught the value of citizenship and hot to give back to the communities.
Each Cub Scout collects special badges to demonstrate their skills and achievements, and has the opportunity to achieve their Grey Wolf Award before moving onto the Scout Section.
Learning Life Skills
In Cub Scouts, young people learn about:
- Natural environments
- Local environment
- Health & First Aid
- Responsibility for self
- Leadership & Teamwork
Girls and boys are equally involved.
UNIFORM: Cub Scouts wear a blue polo or button-up shirt with yellow sleeves. They will also be given a scarf and badges to sew on the uniform. One of the best things about Cub Scouts are the hundreds of badges you can earn to sew on your uniform. There’s sure to be something that takes your interest!
BADGE PLACEMENT: Click here for the Cub Scout Uniform Badge Placement chart.
FRIENDSHIP & BELONGING
Making new friends and building social skills are very important for Cub Scouts. For some, belonging to Cub Scouts provides an opportunity to mix with a new group of people, developing their confidence and ability to make new friends. Cub Scout families are welcome to get involved too! There’s lots of opportunities for the whole family to make new friends and feel part of the Scouting community.
Cub Scouts are always having adventures. You might get to go abseiling, rock climbing, go-karting, sailing or canoeing. There’s lots of camping to be done, and your Pack might go on a Pack Holiday together to somewhere you’ve never been before.
LEADERSHIP & COMMUNITY
Cub Scouts learn valuable life skills such as leadership and taking responsibility for themselves. They are taught the value of citizenship and how to give back to their communities. All these opportunities are provided at Cub Scouts.