The Cub Scout uniform has the following parts:
official uniform shirt is available with long or short sleeves and has
button-flap pockets and "Boy Scouts of America" lettered in gold above
the right pocket. Blue shirts are for Tigers/Wolves/Bears/Webelos 1st year. Tan shirt is for Webelos 2nd year.
- Trousers or shorts—Official blue for Tiger, Wolf, Bear and Webelos 1st year. Green pants for Webelos 2nd year.
- Belt—Official navy-blue web belt with metal buckle with Cub Scout emblem. Webelos can change to a green belt with Webelos emblem.
socks are available in three lengths: ankle, crew, and knee. Tiger
Cubs' socks are navy blue with orange tops. Cub Scouts' socks are navy
blue with gold tops. Webelos are green.
- Cap—Official navy-blue cap with
orange front panel and tiger cub emblem for Tiger Cubs; yellow panel and
wolf emblem for Wolf Cub Scouts; blue panel and bear emblem for Bear
Cub Scouts. Webelos Scouts wear an olive cap with a plain panel bearing
the Webelos logo.
- Neckerchief—Triangular neckerchief is
orange with navy-blue trim for Tiger Cubs, gold with navy-blue trim for
Wolf Cub Scouts, light blue with navy-blue trim for Bear Cub Scouts, and
plaid for Webelos Scouts. Official BSA neckerchiefs are the only
neckerchiefs that boys should wear. Packs should not make their own pack
- Neckerchief slide—Official gold-tone metal slide with the Tiger Cub, Cub Scout, or Webelos Scout logo. Boys may wear handmade neckerchief slides.
- Handbooks - each rank has it's own Rank guide. It provides detailed information on uniforms, scout oath, safe scouting, belt loops, activities and general guidance. It should be purchased at the same time as the uniform.
Uniform by Rank
Where to purchase uniform. patches and handbooks for your Scout:
Suffolk County Scout Shop:
located at the Suffolk County Service Center:
7 Scouting Blvd.
Medford, New York 11763
Nassau County Scout Shop:
located at the Theodore Roosevelt Service Center:
Massapequa, New York 11758
Campsite Sporting Goods (aka Sweezey's):1877 New York Avenue
(Route 110 & Corner of West 16th Street)
Huntington Station, New York 11746
For those of you that like to shop online you can purchase all your scouting needs through the National Scout Shop: