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Membership Award

How to earn your badge

  1. Find out about the Cub Pack:
    • Get to know the other members and leaders in your Six and Pack.
    • Find out about the ceremonies and traditions in your Pack.
    • Find out about the activities that your Pack does.
  2. Find out about joining your Pack:
    • Learn and understand the Cub Scout Promise and Law. Find out what the rules are in our Pack.
    • Learn and understand the Cub Scout Motto, Sign, Salute and Handshake.
    • Find out what to do at your Investiture.
    • Find out the meanings of the badges you will receive.
    • Show that you know about the family of Scouts, worldwide  Scouting and the history of Scouting.
  3. Become a Cub Scout by making the Promise.

Top tips
It’s best to do steps 1 and 2 before you make your Promise and receive your badge.


Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities. For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility


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