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.

beaver badges
cub badges
scout badges
explorer badges


Download the badge app

my badgesscreen568x568My Badges is The Scout Association’s official badge app and is now available for iPhone and Android 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 (iPod Touch – email only)

My Badges currently costs £1.99.

Visit iTunes to download the app.

Visit Google Play to download the app