This article is from the Scouting FAQ, by Bill Nelson firstname.lastname@example.org, Soaring Golden Eagle email@example.com and Alan Houser firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
Often your council can provide you with resources for free
or inexpensive uniform parts.
There is also a Web page that a Scouter has put together called
C.U.B. The simple aim of the C.U.B. is to route uniforms from
people who have them and don't need them anymore, to people who
don't have them and do need them! This way, uniforms may be acquired
for free (or almost free) or via an exchange with another Scout or
group. Ideally, the only cost involved is the cost of postage.
C.U.B. can be located at: