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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

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Scouts Sports Enthusiast Activity Badge

Scouts Sports Enthusiast Activity Badge

Sports Enthusiast badge

If you follow a sport, rather than take part, you can prove your expert knowledge through this badge. You can choose anything from football or basketball to archery, motor racing or water polo.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Explain the rules governing your favourite sport.
  2. Describe the levels of achievement within your chosen sport locally, nationally or internationally.
  3. Show that you know some of the personalities, champions or other experts in your chosen sport.

    Explain how they might have inspired you.

  4. Talk about the equipment needed for the sport.
  5. Describe a recent major event, championship or landmark in the sport.
  6. Explain how you follow your sport. How do you keep up to date with developments?

Tips

  • You can gain more than one Sports Enthusiast badge if you follow more than one sport.

March 2024.

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

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