Uniform Information

For any official BSA (Boy Scouts of America) and/or Pack 406 Event (meetings included) scouts must wear their complete CLASS A Uniform. As per BSA guidelines "any scout missing any article of their uniform is not considered in proper uniform". 

The Cub Scout uniform has the following parts:

  • Shirt—The 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—Official 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 neckerchiefs.
  • 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

Rank Accessories

Rank Handbooks

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:

544 Broadway
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:

Subpages (1): Patch placement