(content currently from http://scouts-scotland.org.uk/sections/cub-scouts.aspx)
Cub Scouting is for young people aged between 8 and 10 ½ years of age.
Cub Scouts get the chance to try lots of different activities such as games, badge work, sports and practical skills like cooking.
Cubs follow a Balanced Programme of activities which gives them a chance to try new things, work with other people, explore the world around them and develop personal skills. Cubs also get the change to go on all sorts of outings including day trips and longer trips such as summer camps.
The Cub Scouts Scottish Challenge Badge aims to increase the awareness among Cub Scouts of their Scottish heritage though a variety of activities under six headings: Community, Fitness, Creative, Global, Outdoor and Adventure, and Beliefs and Attitudes.
Cub Scouts Scottish Challenge Badges can be ordered from Scottish Headquarters for 35p each.
The core age range of the Cub Scout Section is from 8 to 10 ½ years, although young people may remain in the Pack until their 11th birthday before moving on to Scouts