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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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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.

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Activity 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.

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Moving up to Scouts

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

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Cubs 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!

What to wear at Cubs

Volunteer

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