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Fun and adventure for boys and girls 8 to 10½

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Cubs are boys and girls aged 8 to 10½ who meet together to do lots of games, badges and activities, indoors and outdoors. To find out more about Cubs see: Cub Scouts (Scotland). For information about the programme for Cubs, see the Scouts UK page: Cubs.

Joining Cubs

If you are a Beaver and nearly 8, your Beaver leaders should arrange for you to “swim up” to Cubs.  Otherwise, to find a Cub pack near you, use our “Join Scouting!” link.

Parents and Carers

We encourage all parents and carers to take an active interest in what is going on with all sections, including Explorers. If you would like to help see our information for adult volunteers.

FAQ for sections

Where do I buy the uniform/necker?

You should check with your section leader what you need and where to get it.  Some sections arrange to sell uniform items directly to their members. Otherwise, if you are buying the uniform yourself, you can buy on-line from the Midlothian District Scout Shop (no...

What does Scouting cost?

Prices vary from location to location. The usual practice is to collect this through a termly subscription with additional costs for activities, events, trips and camps. Speak with the local section leader to find out specific costs.

Is there a waiting list at my local Group?

Waiting lists vary from location to location. Please go to: Enter your postcode first, click "go", click "Yes, contact me", fill in your details and finally click "send". This information will be sent to a Scout contact in our...

News about Cubs

Congratulations to West Linton Cubs!

Some of the Cubs in West Linton deserve congratulations having completed their Chief Scout Silver Awards! Despite a large drop of snow the night before, West Linton Cubs and their Leaders were determined to enjoy their end-of-term bonfire.   Linda Gray, the Cub...

YouShape 2017

Following on from the success of YouShape 2016 where nearly 20,000 young people and volunteers got involved, 2017 will see the whole month of February dedicated to YouShape. To help prepare for YouShape Month there are some fantastic resources and events that are...

Cubs 100 Promise Party Photos

Our Cubs100 Promise Party was an amazing success!  Our Regional Photographer, Josie O'Donnell, was on hand to capture the atmosphere at the best party this year! [gallery columns="4"...

Cubs can be on stage too!

We are looking for more Cub Scouts to be part of the Edinburgh Gang Show 2016 at the King’s Theatre, Edinburgh in November. A second audition for boys and girls will be held on Sunday 11 and 18 September 1.45pm at Murrayfield Parish Church. Cub Scouts must be an...

Junior Gang Auditions 2016

The Edinburgh Gang Show is a large scale variety show that features young people from Scouting and Girlguiding. It has been running annually at the King’s Theatre since 1960 and is recognised as one of the biggest and most popular Gang Shows in the UK. If you are...