How to earn your badge:
Learn how to read a six figure grid reference.
Understand contour lines on an Ordnance Survey map.
Using 1:50000 and 1:25000 scale Ordnance Survey maps show that you understand the meaning of scale.
Can set the map to north and can recognise conventional map symbols.
Follow and walk a route of at least 5km, using a map to navigate for at least part of the journey.
Your Leader can plan the route but you’ll work with your team, or take turns,to navigate.
Show you know how to dress appropriately and what kit you and your group will need.
Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.