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Cubs Personal Safety Activity Badge

Cubs Personal Safety Activity Badge

Personal Safety badge

When you’re out and about having adventures, keeping yourself safe is a must. Find out how to protect yourself in a range of sticky situations.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Explain the dangers of playing on or near two of these:
    1. railways
    2. quarries
    3. moorlands
    4. lakes
    5. busy roads
    6. cliffs
    7. canal banks
    8. farmyards
    9. building sites
    10. gravel pits
    11. river banks
    12. sand
  2. Show you can use at least one of these codes:
    1. Water Safety Code
    2. Bathing Code
    3. Firework Code
  3. Make up a safety code of your own choice.

    It could be for car passengers, train passengers or the playground.

  4. Explain what you must do if a stranger starts to talk to you.

    What must you tell your parents or carers if you are going out without them?

  5. Find out how and why you might contact a helpline like ChildLine, for example.
  6. Explain the best ways to stay safe while online.

    Write down some common sense rules to follow while you are on the internet.

  7. Memorise your address and your home telephone number or a parent’s mobile phone number.

Tips

March 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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