SCOUT REQUIREMENTS

Welcome to Scouting at Home Award for Scouts.

Below are the requirements all of which need to be completed, they do not have to be done in any specific order and we have added some links to some of the tasks to help you.

Please feel free to send us pictures of your ongoing progress, as you work through the award. Keep us updated with how things are going and share your progress with us on social media (links at the very top of every page)

Don’t forget to keep an eye on the web site for the County Team Challenges, we will post them right through the summer. Don’t worry if some challenges are too hard, just have a go and have fun with it!

Good Luck!

SCOUTING SKILLS

ONLINE PROGRAMME
Complete at least 3 of the Scout Activity Badges or Take part in an online Programme
KNOTS
Learn 5 knots from the list.
MAPS
Complete “Map Reading for Beginners” or “Map Reading Made Easy Peasy” if this is your first time working with maps.
SHOUT OUT FOR SCOUTING
Create a poster or short animation advertising Scouts, it could include pictures and/or words and show your favourite activities.

LINKS
Scout Badges
Knots Factsheet
Map Reading Made Easy Peasy
Map Reading for Beginners

COMMUNITY

CARING FOR OTHERS
Send a drawing/ painting or write a card to a local care home. Either to thank the key workers or brighten up the residents/ patients.
Parents – please follow the guidance on the link below.
CARING FOR YOUR FAMILY
Prepare and cook a 2-course meal. Prepare and cost a meal plan for a weekend camp.
CARING FOR YOUR HOME
Help with the housework – hoovering, washing & drying dishes, polishing. Keep a diary of the chores that you have helped with.
– Make your bed every day for at least a week.
– Keep your bedroom tidy for at least a week.

LINKS
Care for Care Homes – Guidance
Care homes in Cornwall

NIGHTS AWAY

DEN BUILDING
Build a den (inside or outside) and sleep a night in it.
MINI PIONEERING
Using whatever you have to hand (Sticks, breadsticks, pencils). Build a miniature version of a pioneering project (catapults, bridges, towers, etc).
CAMPFIRE SONGS
Teach your family your favourite campfire song (the best ones have actions to go with them!)

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

THREE FOR 3
Write (or draw) three things you’re doing to look after your mental wellbeing during this challenging time and share these ideas with three other people.
FITNESS
Keep a diary or video diary of your daily exercise during Lockdown and try something new each week.
JOURNAL
Write a letter to your future self, include what is the best about being at home, what you are looking forward to after Lockdown. And what will you do differently in the future after this experience?

LINKS
Three For 3

CHALLENGE

COUNTY TEAM CHALLENGES
Complete at least 5 of the County Team Challenges. The County Team will be posting some extra challenges for you all to try out, keep an eye out on our website and Facebook page.

 

COMPLETING THE AWARD

We have made up a simple record card to help you keep track of your progress. You can download it here – RECORD CARD.

We will shortly be creating a completion form, so once you are done you can claim your badge! Once it is available it will be added here.

ACCESSIBILITY
Should you require any of the information contained within these pages in an alternative format, or require help in adjusting the requirements for a Young Person with additional needs please contact the Programme Team.