Lion scouts do not wear a full uniform. They wear a t-shirt and hat, which cost about $25 total. An adult leader embroidered polo shirt costs $30.
The full set of program materials for the Lion Scout and Parent costs $10. Lion is the first chance for a scout to join the pack, so chances are this expense will be covered with your registration.
Tigers, Wolves & Bears
Tigers, Wolves, and Bears wear a blue uniform, which costs about $75 (or $100 with the official shorts and socks).
The uniform consists of the shirt, the required patches for the shirt, the neckerchief (the scarf), the neckerchief slide (it secures the neckerchief), the belt and a hat. Adult leaders for these dens wear a tan uniform.
With each new year, the uniform is updated with a new neckerchief, slide and hat for their new den. Scouts also need a new book for that year’s program. This costs about $30 each year. New scouts joining any den will receive their first handbook included in their dues.
Our hope is that the Uniform Exchange can offset much of the expense of the blue uniform during these three years. We only require scouts to wear the official shirt. The shorts and official socks are optional – blue jeans or navy shorts can be worn instead.
Webelos & Arrow of Light
For the two years of Webelos, scouts move into a tan colored uniform, which they will take with them when they transition into Scouts BSA. They retain the same neckerchief, slide and book for both years.
While not required, we do encourage our Webelos to wear a more complete uniform, as they begin to prepare for the Scouts BSA program. Shorts and knee socks are encouraged, given the hot weather often makes the official long pants impractical.