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Scouts Proficiency Badges

Outdoor




To gain the Outdoor badge you must complete one task from each of A, B and C.

This badge is complete in the outdoors. Show that you have improved your existing skills and learnt new skills in outdoor activities.

Range: camping, hiking, canoeing, sailing and other outdoor activities of Scouts choice.


A INVESTIGATE

Demonstrate an understanding, appropriate to your level of experience, of the main risks, safety precautions and requirements in your chosen area of an outdoor activity.


B SKILL

1. Learn and demonstrate a new skill in your chosen outdoor activity.
2. Show your knowledge of your new outdoor activity by organizing and participating in a Patrol talk or Troop activity.


C ACTIVITY

Over an appropriate period of time, undertake an activity that extends your current level of understanding or ability in your chosen area. Some examples:
1. Prepare the necessary equipment for and undertake a two-night camp.
2. Over a three-month period, organise two hikes for your Patrol or other Scouts.
3. Participate in a canoeing or sailing training program and achieve an appropriate level of competency.




You can download an examination sheet.

Outdoor