Parents guide to Cubs
Cub Scouting is one of the great success stories of the last 100 years
Cubs is the second section of the Scouting movement, originally started in 1916 for younger brothers who wanted a “look-in’. In nearly a century, the section has constantly evolved and adapted its programme and methods to meet the changing needs of each generation of young people, and these days admits girls as well as boys.
Cub Scouts are young people aged between 8 and 10½ , who make up the third section of the scouting family, between Beavers and Scouts.
During their time in the Pack, Cub Scouts will get a chance to try lots of different activities like swimming, music, exploring, computing and collecting.
There are a range of badges available which Cub Scouts can wear on their uniforms to show everyone how well they’re doing.
Cub 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.
Have a look at the pictures below to see what fun they can have.