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

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Scouts Creative Challenge Award

Scouts Creative Challenge Award

Creative badge

On your marks, get set, create! Whether you’re trying your hand at web design or mastering an ancient craft like needlework, it's time to take your creative skills to the next level and make something extraordinary from scratch.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Over a period of time, take part in at least four creative activities.

    Some of these should be new to you. You could try:

    • music
    • photography
    • wood or metalwork
    • needlework
    • cooking
    • website design
    • dance.
  2. Show that you have developed your skills in one of these activities.

    Show that you know how to use any equipment safely.

  3. Use your creative ability to produce something that promotes a Scouting activity or an event.
  4. Construct a model using materials like a plastic kit or recycled items.

    Alternatively, make a useful item from wood, metal or plastic.

  5. Show how to use social media or the internet in a creative and safe way.

    Explain why it’s important to use them safely.

  6. Take part in a performance.

    You could try:

    • magic tricks
    • gymnastics display
    • campfire sketch
    • street dance
    • plays
    • concerts.

July 2024.

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

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