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Scouts Master at Arms Activity Badge

Scouts Master at Arms Activity Badge

Master at Arms badge

Shoot an arrow with precision, Fire a rifle with pinpoint accuracy or fence with Olympian finesse.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Attend regular training sessions in a relevant activity like fencing, shooting or archery.

    Show how you’ve improved in technique. You should train for at least six sessions.

  2. Learn the safety rules associated with your activity and show how to follow them.
  3. Take part in your chosen activity at an officially supervised contest.

    Afterwards, talk to the instructor about your performance and how you can improve.


  • If you have completed the NSRA Youth Proficiency Scheme in Air Rifle or Air Pistol shooting you automatically earn this badge.

December 2023.

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

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