There is a range of badges and awards available to young people in the Cub Scout Section.
Position of badges on uniform (Cub Scouts)
This award has been designed to help Cub Scouts understand the commitment that they are making when they make their Promise and become Members of the Movement and the Cub Scout section.
The Joining In badges recognise a commitment to Scouting. They celebrate Cub Scouts participating in a Balanced Programme over a period of time.
These badges are not section specific. They recognise the length of time a young person has been a Member of the Scout Movement, rather than as a Member of any individual section
The staged activity badges have been designed to provide a unified approach throughout the sections.
There are six activity badges staged across the sections.
This means that a young person can gain whichever badge is appropriate to the level they have reached. It is possible, for example, for a Beaver Scout who is an excellent swimmer to gain a higher level badge than a Scout who has just taken up the activity.
A young person should always wear only the highest of each staged badge type that they have gained on the uniform.
This badge is the highest award available in the Cub Scout Section.
It is gained by completing:
Gaining a challenge badge involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Pack or community. There are several challenge badges across a number of themes, from the physical and outdoorsy to challenges dealing with the local community or issues connected with the Scouting world.