How to earn your badge:
Learn how to read a four-figure grid reference.
Understand how to use the key of a map.
Use a map during an outdoor activity.
Draw a simple map to direct someone from your meeting place to a local point of interest.
With other Scouts, go for a walk with a leader around the local area.
Take it in turns to use one of these methods of navigation:
- Written instructions.
- Recorded instructions.
- Road signs.
- Tracking signs.
Learn the eight points of a compass and use them in an activity.
Show you know how to dress appropriately for the activities involved in this badge and what equipment you and the adults need on the activities.
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.