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Scouts Camper Activity Badge

Scouts Camper Activity Badge

Camper badge

Get Up and have fun in the great outdoors. Forge new skills as you camp under canvas for at least 15 nights.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Camp under canvas as a Scout for at least 15 nights.
  2. With others in your Troop, plan and carry out a programme of activities for a weekend camp.
  3. Plan a full menu for a weekend camp. Cook a least one full meal over an open fire.
  4. Show that you understand the importance of being safe and tidy in camp.
  5. Show that you understand and can act on the importance of hygiene at camp, this includes the storage of food.
  6. Learn how to dispose of your rubbish safely and responsibly.
  7. Construct two useful camp gadgets.

    Examples for this could be grease traps, washing up station, camp larder, altar fire, flagpole or a camp gate.

  8. Find out what to look for when choosing a campsite and in deciding the best position to pitch tents.
  9. Lead a group of Scouts in the pitching, striking and packing of a four to six-person tent.

April 2024.

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

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