There are a range of badges and awards available to young people in the Cub Scout section:


Activity Badges allow Cub Scouts to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests.

Challenge Awards involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Pack or community.
These Awards support the main themes of the Programme; outdoor and adventure; world and skills.  Cubs take part in a range of activities to develop their skills and understanding in each of the challenge areas.

Core Badges are awarded upon joining or moving on from the Pack, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.

Staged Activity Badges are available to young people from Beavers to Explorers, and cover a range of topics and skills. The stages have increasing levels of difficulty, and a Cub Scout can begin at whichever stage offers them an appropriate level of challenge.


Activity Badges

Many of the badges available are activity badges, which allow Cub Scouts to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests.

Activity Plus

Athletics Plus

Communicator

Environmental

Home Help

My Faith

Pioneer

Water Activities

Animal Carer

Backwoods Cooking

Cyclist

Equestrian

Home Safety

Naturalist

Road Safety

World Faiths

Artist

Book Reader

Disability Awareness

Fire Safety

International

Personal Safety

Scientist

Astronomer

Chef

DIY

Global Issues

Local Knowledge

Photographer

Skatist

Athletics

Collector

Entertainer

Hobbies

Martial Arts

Physical Recreation

Sports Enthusiast


Challenge Awards

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.

Chief Scouts Silver

Personal Challenge

Our Adventure

Team Leader

Our Outdoors

Teamwork

Our Skills

Our World


Core Badges

In addition, there are a number of special badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Pack, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.

Joining In

Membership Award

Moving On Award


Staged Activity Badges

Staged Activity Badges are available to young people from Beavers to Explorers, and cover a range of topics and skills. The stages have increasing levels of difficulty, and a Cub can begin at whichever stage offers them an appropriate level of challenge.

Air Activities

Hikes Away

Paddle Sports

Community Impact

Musician

Sailing

Digital Citizen

Nautical Skills

Swimmer

Digital Maker

Navigator

Time on the Water

Emergency Aid

Nights Away