Uniform & Awards

Wearing a uniform gives youth and adult members a sense of identification and commitment to the goals of character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness. The awards displayed on the uniform mark significantmilestones in every Scout and leader's progress in achieving these goals and successfully practicing Scouting's ideals.

The Cub Scout Uniform
Learn more about the uniform worn by all Cub Scouts: its purposes, parts, and proper use, as well as tips for obtaining a uniform for your son.

BSA Insignia Guide
Th BSA Insignia Guide presents detailed information to enable our members to wear the correct complete uniform on all suitable occasions.

Advancement Awards
Advancement is the process by which a boy progresses from badge to badge, learning new skills. Requirements are progressively more challenging, matching the increased skills and abilities of a growing boy.

Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program
The Academics subjects and Sports activities allow boys to learn new techniques, increase scholarship skills, develop sportsmanship, and have fun.

The BSA Family Award
The BSA Family Award program includes activities designed to help strengthen all families—whether two-parent, single-parent, or nontraditional.

Other Awards
In addition to the awards available through the Cub Scout advancement program, Cub Scouts can earn other awards for their personal achievements or participating in special events.