What badges are there?


Through their time in Scouts, the young people will be working towards the Chief Scout’s Gold Award. In order to achieve this, Scouts have to earn a number of Challenge Badges, and Activity Badges. Full details of all the Challenge Badges and the Gold Award can be found on scouts.org.uk.

Activity Badges

Scouts can also earn badges based on their hobbies, interests, or other activities. They might earn these during Scout meetings, but they can also attempt them at home. Full details of all the Activity Badges can be found on scouts.org.uk.

You will be able to keep track of what Awards and Badges your child has earned, and how close they might be to earning other Badges, using the OSM Parent Portal.

Where do the badges go?

You can ask your Scout Leader for advice, but the diagram shows where each type of badge should be sewn on the Scout’s shirt

The below badges can be transferred from the Cub uniform :

Chief Scout’s Silver Award

Highest numbered Joining In award

Highest numbered Staged Activity Badges (Nights Away, Hikes Away, Swimmer, etc. – the light blue round badges)