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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.

See News items about Cubs in our Region.

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.

Cubs have fun on the grass

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 from the Midlothian District Scout Shop . Alternatively,...

Is there a waiting list at my local Group?

Waiting lists vary from location to location. Please go to: Scouts UK website "Get involved!". 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 Region...

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.

News about Cubs

Diane Ross MBE

Diane Ross MBE

Congratulations to Diane Ross on being awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in recognition of her service to Scouting and to the community in Edinburgh. Diane was a Leader for the Cub Scout 80th Birthday item in the Edinburgh Gang Show 1996, was instrumental...

Scout Campsite Directories

The Scottish Campsite Directory has been updated (April 2018) and is a useful resource. The UK directory, which lists some Scottish sites, is also available at UK Scout Campsite Directory ....

Scout Group helps school

Scout Group helps school

The Comely Bank Scout Group (122nd Craigalmond) volunteered twice in 2017 to help improve the school playground at Flora Stevenson Primary School, in collaboration with the school’s Parent Council. Over 50 of our Young People across all sections – Beavers,...

Bonaly Holiday Club Easter 2018

Bonaly Holiday Club Easter 2018

Did you know that Bonaly offers a Holiday Programme for kids through the school holidays? The Holiday Club/Adventure School at Bonaly Outdoor Centre is like no other - where else can they get to be like Bear Grylls and take part in a range of exciting activities,...

Natalia gets top award

Natalia gets top award

Natalia, aged 9, was presented with The Cornwell Scout Badge and the Meritorious Conduct Award, in recognition of her devotion and enthusiasm for Scouting despite suffering a life-threatening illness and undergoing major surgery and for showing great...

Lauderdale Scouts for Doddie Weir

Lauderdale Scouts for Doddie Weir

Doddie Weir isn’t just a hero to rugby fans all the way from Carter Bar up to John o’Groats. The rugby legend also holds a special place in the hearts of all associated with Lauderdale Scout Group as without the former Scotland international’s help, it...