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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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Digital Citizen Staged Activity Badge

Digital Citizen Staged Activity Badge

Digital Citizen badge

Complete every task to achieve Stage 4, showing that you have thought about the potential risks and how to stay safe for each activity.

  1. Show that you understand your rights regarding online information by completing one of the following:
    1. In a creative way of your choice, show all the information someone could find about you online and how you’d hide that information if you wanted to. Leave out anything you’re uncomfortable with.
    2. Research different ways in which your personal information can be used by algorithms or targeted advertising, and create an activity to show other young people what you found out.
  2. Take part in a debate on a topic that you think there may be lots of misinformation about online.

    Use evidence you’ve found online only. After the debate, discuss how easy it was to know if the evidence you found was reliable or not.

  3. Create a digital version of the Scout Law which shows how each law can be followed when online.
  4. Complete an online training course of your choice and share some of what you learned with other young people.
  5. In a team that includes young people from other parts of the country or world, use a digital collaboration tool of your choice to achieve one of the following:
    1. Something that benefits Scouts.
    2. Something that benefits a charity or cause you all care about.
    3. Something that promotes young people’s voices within national decision makers.

July 2024.

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

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