How old are Cubs?

Cub Scouts are boys and girls aged between 8 to 10½ yrs.

What do they do? They have fun! . . . They also

  • play games
  • gain badges
  • go on outings and visits
  • go camping and learn about the outdoors
  • look after themselves
  • look after their surroundings
  • help others
  • create things
  • become Scouts

What do they wear?

Dark green sweatshirt and Group scarf, dark blue shorts or trousers with black shoes. Girls may wear a skirt or culottes as an alternative to shorts or trousers.

Cub Scout Promise

I promise that I will do my best to do my duty to God and to The Queen to help other people and to keep the Cub Scout Law

Cub Scout Law

Cub Scouts always do their best think of others before themselves and do a good turn every day.

Cub Scout Motto

Be prepared.

Cubs Programme

Cub Scout activities are a combination of learning and having fun. They learn about themselves and how to look after themselves, they get to know people from their local community.

They find out about life in other countries and explore these through organised activities.

They care by helping those around them.

The Cub Scout programme and activities are based on six Programme Zones, these are:

  • Beliefs and Attitudes
  • Community
  • Fitness
  • Creative
  • Global
  • Outdoor and Adventure

It is by participating in a Balanced Programme that the Cub Scout experiences Scouting.

Bottom Line

In addition to the to the programme zones, the following reflects the experience of being a Cub Scout and is what people might expect to see if they walked into a Pack meeting:

  • Fun
  • Getting on with others
  • Activity
  • Keeping the Promise
  • Personal Development
  • Working together
  • Responsibility