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8 to 10½ years

Tuesday and Wednesday 6.45pm to 8.15pm

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

Being a Cub

Cubs are young people aged 8 to 10½ who; Master new skills, have fun, go on adventures, make friends and help make a difference in their own communities and beyond.

Every week, they gather in groups called Cub Packs to take part in lots of interesting and challenging activities – achieving anything they set their minds to and having lots of fun along the way.

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.

Badges and Awards

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.

If you are wondering where these all go on the uniform then click on the image to see the positions for the different types of badges. Some of these badges are carried over from Beavers, and will continue to be on the uniform when moving on to Scouts.

More information about the badges available can be found on the Scout Website.

Cubs badge positions on uniform

The Promise

As an inclusive and values-based Movement, membership is open to all those individuals who share our fundamental values, and are willing to make a commitment to them, expressed by the Promise and Law.

 

The Cub Scout Promise

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Atheist or of no faith background

I promise that I will do my best
to uphold our Scout values, to do my duty to The Queen,
to help other people
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Buddhist

I promise that I will do my best
to seek refuge in the Triple Gem, to do my duty to the Queen,
to act with compassion towards all life
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Christian

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.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Hindu

I promise that I will do my best
to follow my dharma and do my duty to the Queen,
to act with compassion towards all life
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Humanist

I promise that I will do my best
to uphold our Scout values, to do my duty to the Queen
to help other people
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Jewish

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.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Muslim

I promise that I will do my best
to do my duty to Allah and then to the Queen,
to help other people
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.

This information shows the Scout Promise written in Arabic, including the line ‘Duty to God and the Queen’. Download the Promise in Arabic.

The Cub Scout Promise for members who are Sikh

I promise that I will do my best
to do my duty to Waheguru and to the Queen,
to help other people
and to keep the Cub Scout Law.