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Squirrels Explore Outdoors Activity Badge

Squirrels Explore Outdoors Activity Badge

Explore Outdoors badge

The world is full of exciting things for you to discover. Work together to get ready, go on an adventure, and share what you find. Who knows where you’ll end up?

How to earn your badge:

  1. Every great adventure starts with a great plan. Work together to think about some different places you could visit, what you should wear, and what you’ll need to take with you.

    You could prepare some snacks, practise getting dressed for different weather, and pack your own bag before you set off. 

  2. It’s time to get outside! Explore some different environments, use a compass to see which direction you’re going, and keep track of all the interesting things you see and hear.

    You could visit a park, a beach, some woodland, the countryside, or anywhere else that’s interesting. Will you go north, east, south, or west? You could take photos, draw, or tell a story.

  3. The fun doesn’t have to stop when you get home. Tell a friend about your adventure and think about how you could make your next trip even better.

    You could share photos, drawings, or stories about your adventure or start your own adventure scrapbook to keep track of all your exciting outings. 

May 2024.

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

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