Cub Scouting history

1914 – A pilot programme for younger boys was launched in the United Kingdom
1916 – First Cubmasters Conference was held in London; Lady Scoutmaster Vera Barclay was appointed as Cubs Assistant Secretary: Wolf Cubbing was officially established; The Wolf Cub’s Handbook and Wolf Cub Magazine were published
1918 – First Wolf Cub Leaders Conference in London
1920 – Cubs performed a Grand Howl at the 1st World Scout Jamboree in London, England
1921 – First Cub Wood Badge Course; Cub Scouting spreads to Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malta, New Zealand, Palestine and South Africa
1929 – Special rally for Cubs at the 3rd World Scout Jamboree in Birkenhead, England
1938 – First International Wolf Cub Conference in Gilwell Park, England
1950 – Second International Wolf Cub Conference in Edinburgh, England
1957 – Cub Open Day at 9th World Scout Jamboree in Birmingham, England
1966 – Wolf Cubs celebrate Golden Jubilee Year; The name “Wolf Cub” was changed to “Cub Scouts”
1985 – New Cub Scout handbook was published
1991 – Girls were allowed to join Cub Scouting
1993 – Cub Law revised to take female membership into account
2016 – Cub Scouting celebrates its 100th year of establishment

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