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Cubs Pioneer Activity Badge

Cubs Pioneer Activity Badge

Pioneer badge

Learn how to make structures from basic materials and work together to build something great.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Make your own rope, perhaps using a rope machine or working with a friend.
  2. Tie a simple lashing.
  3. Show how you would:
    1. tie three different knots, such as a reef, figure of eight, sheet bend or bowline
    2. make one hitch, such as a clove hitch, round turn and two half-hitches or a cow hitch
  4. Take part in a knot game.
  5. Build an indoor pioneering project using simple knots and lashings.

November 2023.

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

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