Badge Info

How do I earn badges?

Beavers Challenge Awards  /  Beavers Activity Badges

Cubs Challenge Awards   /   Cubs Activity Badges

Scouts Challenge Awards  /   Scouts Activity Badges


Where do I put the badges on my uniform?

One of the most asked questions! Please view the diagrams below for advice. TOP TIP: if you are no good with the needle and thread, badges can be glued on with badge glue.

Beavers Uniform Diagram (2015)

Cubs Uniform Diagram (2015)

Scouts Uniform Diagram (2015)

Explorers Uniform Diagram (2015)


Download the badge app

my badgesscreen568x568My Badges is The Scout Association’s official badge app and is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch users. It contains the requirements for every badge and award in the UK 6-25 programme, and also includes:

  • Ability to track personal progress
  • Promise and Law for all ages (including all permissible variations)
  • Interactive badge position diagrams (Mums and dads will be pleased  – now there’s no need to guess!)
  • Ability to share email and SMS links to scouts.org.uk (iPod Touch – email only)

My Badges currently costs £1.99.

Visit iTunes to download the app.