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Scouts Circus Skills Activity Badge

Scouts Circus Skills Activity Badge

Circus Skills badge

Come and join the big top, be the star attraction, and entertain with your ace circus skills.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Select two skills from the table below:

    The two skills must be from different lists.

    Aerial Balance Manipulative Ground
    trapeze trick-cycling cigar boxes handstands
    roman rings stilts club swinging tumbling
    aerial ladder ladder devil sticks acrobatics
    aerial rope tightrope diablo  
    wire walking wire walking    
      roller bolo    
    Clowning Juggling Spinning        
    make up with three objects or more yo-yo  
    costume   poi spinning  
        rhythmic gymnastics  
        (twirling ribbon)  
        spinning plates  
  2. Carry on putting effort into your two selected skills and show some achievement.

    Someone with experience should guide you throughout.

  3. Demonstrate your two selected skills in front of an audience.
  4. Find out things about circus life and talk about these with an adult.
  5. Watch at least two circus or street performance events.

    Talk about what you saw.

July 2024.

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

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