Scouts are young people aged between 8 and 10½, who make
up the second section of the Scouting family, between Beavers
some circumstances, Cub Scouts can join the Pack as young
as 7½ if, for example, they have friends joining at
the same time, or are mature enough to move on early from
Beavers, (and there is space in the Pack). Such decisions
are taken by Cub and Beaver Scout leaders.
their time in the Pack, Cub Scouts will get a chance to try
lots of different activities like swimming, music, exploring,
computing and collecting.
are a range of badges available which Cub Scouts can wear
on their uniforms to show everyone how well they're doing.
Scouts also get to go on trips and days out, to places like
the zoo, theme parks or a farm. Sometimes they will be able
to go camping with the rest of the Pack and take part in all
kinds of outdoor activities.
Pack of Cub Scouts is organised into Sixes, with each Six
named after a colour, and a Sixer and a Seconder in charge.
recommended maximum size of a Cub Scout Pack is 36 Cub Scouts.
To meet local circumstance this maximum number may be increased,
either in the long term or the short term with the agreement
of the Group Scout Leader.
information about Cub Scouts and their activities contact
- Andy Garner