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Cub Scout Pack 242
(Grand Terrace, California)
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Cub Scout Uniform


The basic Cub Scout uniform has the following parts;

1. Shirt—The official uniform shirt is available with long or short sleeves and has button-flap pockets.

2. Pants— Shorts, long pants, skorts, and roll up pants all are in official blue.

3. Belt—Official navy-blue web belt with metal buckle.

4. Socks—Official socks are available in three lengths: ankle, crew, and knee. 

5. Hat—Official hat with  rank specific (grade level) emblem.

6. Neckerchief—Triangular neckerchief with rank specific (grade level) color and logo. Official BSA neckerchiefs are the only neckerchiefs that are part of the uniform. 

7. Neckerchief slide—Official gold-tone metal slide with rank specific (grade level) emblem. Cub Scouts may wear handmade neckerchief slides.

Cub Scout Essentials

 Every Cub Scout learns to live by the Boy Scout motto "Be Prepared"
This is a list of items your Cub Scout will need for adventures. 

Required items
  • Day pack - back or waist pack
  • Flashlight - extra batteries 
  • Simple 1st Aid Kit
  • Trail Snacks - high protein / low sugar
  • Drinking Water - bottle, canteen, bota bag, camelback
  • Emergency Whistle - plastic preferred 
  • Sun protection - scout hat, sun glasses, sun block
Suggested items
  • Compass
  • Pocket Knife - Bear and Webelos Scouts only with Whittling Chip.
  • Matches - Webelos only, with approval from Den Leader.
  • Signal mirror
  • Rain Poncho 
  • Mylar Thermal Blanket
  • 5 ft Rope 
  • Walking Stick
  • Reading Material - short story, hand size
  • Binoculars