Pack 61 is a WAIST-UP uniform pack.

The Cub Scout uniform has the following parts:


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.The Cub Scout uniform has the following parts:
Trousers or shorts—Official blue.


Official navy-blue web belt with metal buckle and Tiger, Cub Scout, or Webelos Scout emblem.


Official navy-blue cap with orange front panel and tiger cub emblem for Tigers; yellow panel and wolf emblem for Wolf Scouts; blue panel and bear emblem for Bear Scouts. Webelos Scouts wear an olive cap with a plain panel bearing the Webelos logo.


Triangular neckerchief is orange with navy-blue trim for Tigers, gold with navy-blue trim for Wolf Scouts, light blue with navy-blue trim for Bear 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 Scout, or Webelos Scout logo. Boys may wear handmade neckerchief slides.


Left Sleeve Cub Scout Patch Placement

At the very top along the shoulder seam, place your Council shoulder emblem. It is shown as position 1 on the diagram below.

Next, in position 2 above, is your pack number.

Right Sleeve Cub Scout Patch Placement

The American flag is sewn on right sleeve of the Cub Scout uniform at position 1. If you purchase your uniform new, the flag will be sewn on already. If your uniform is used, the flag may have been removed, but you can buy another one from your Council.

Directly below the American flag in position 2 is your den number. 

Left Pocket Cub Scout Patch Placement

The World Crest is worn above the left pocket. It is centered between the left shoulder seam and the top of the left pocket. It signifies that the Boy Scouts of America is part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

The badges of rank go on the left pocket as shown in the image above. They are placed in this order:

Bobcat Badge:   12:00 Position
Tiger Badge:       6:00 Position
Wolf Badge:        9:00 Position
Bear Badge:        3:00 Position

Right Pocket Cub Scout Patch Placement

The Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award patch is worn on the right pocket flap. Pins earned for the Summertime Pack Award are pinned onto the Outdoor Activity Award patch.

Temporary patches can be worn on the right pocket. These include patches earned for participating in an activity or for completing an achievement. Only one temporary patch can be worn at a time.

If your son earns the Recruiter patch, it is worn directly below the right pocket.

Adventure Loops and Pins

Tiger, Wolf and Bear Scouts will earn an “adventure loop” for each adventure he completes. They are worn hooked over the Cub Scout belt. Boys may wear as many loops as he has earned. For example, your Bear Scout can continue to wear the adventure loops he earned as a Wolf.