There are several optional and special pieces of uniform in addition to the essentials listed below, such as hats, coats and jumpers. When visiting other Scout locations souvenir woggles and badges can also be bought.

Cub Uniform

Cubs require:

If they are coming up from Beavers, they will use the same scarf and some of the badges from their Beaver Uniform, otherwise they will be provided with a scarf and the necessary badges when at their investiture.

Scout Uniform

Scouts require:

If they are coming up from Cubs, they get a new (bigger) scarf and use some of the same badges from their Cub Uniform otherwise they will be provided with a scarf and the necessary badges when at their investiture.

Where to buy Scout Uniform

You can buy uniform in most School Uniform shops, online at shop.scouts.org.uk and in the School wear Department of John Lewis Brent Cross and Oxford Street.

Questions about Uniform?

If you have any questions or are unsure of what’s required, Get in Touch!

Badge Placement

With so many awards and achievements accessible to young people in Scouting it can be daunting to get everything in the right place, worry not because the Scout Association has produced these diagrams to show you where everything goes. If you have any questions at all, just ask your leader!