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Explorers Pioneer Activity Badge

Explorers Pioneer Activity Badge

Knots, lashings, blocks and anchors. Learn how to make something essential from the bare necessities, and become a great pioneer.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Build a scale pioneering model.
  2. Take a lead role in building an outside pioneering project, such as an aerial runway or an hourglass tower.
  3. During your project, demonstrate your ability in:
    1. 10 knots, bends or hitches
    2. four lashings
    3. the use of simple blocks and tackle
    4. anchorages for firm and soft ground
    5. understanding the need for supervision in pioneering projects
  4. Demonstrate two whippings and two splices.

January 2015.

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

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