Cubs are young people aged 8 to 10 1/2 who:
- Master new skills and try new things
- Have fun and go on adventures
- Make friends
- Are curious about the world around them
- Help others and make a difference
Our Cub Pack meets on Mondays from 6.30 to 8 at our Headquarters on The Ridgeway Tonbridge. Register your interest on the Join page.
The programme for the current term can be found here.
There are seven Challenge Awards which Cubs will work towards in their meetings: Adventure Challenge, Outdoor Challenge, Skills Challenge, Teamwork Challenge, Team Leader Challenge, Our World Challenge, and Personal Challenge. Successfully gaining all of the Challenge Awards (together with 6 activity badges) entitles a Cub to the Chief Scout's Silver Award, the highest award available in Cubs and an achievement to be very proud of!
Activity Badges are aimed at particular interests and activities. Whatever your Cub is interested in, there will be a badge for them to work towards. There are the “classics": Pioneer, Home Safety, and Backwoods Cooking for example, but also badges as wide-ranging as Digital Citizen, Martial Arts, and Sports Enthusiast. Although we work towards some of these in meetings, many can also be completed at home – we love to hear about all the exciting activities our young people get up to in their own time.
Essential Cub uniform is a green sweatshirt and a Group necker. Most also have a green polo-shirt. Trousers, shorts, caps etc are available but are not required.
Uniform can be purchased from the local scout and guide shop which operates on Saturday mornings 9.30am – 12pm at the Weir View Scout HQ at the back of River Lawn. Prices are usually less than online stores and the profits are invested into local scouting.