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Victorinox support the Scout Survival Skills Activity Badge.

Swiss Army Knives are synonymous with Scouting, a central part of every Scout’s experience of the great outdoors. Together Victorinox and The Scout Association share a commitment to ensure that young people have the information and guidance available to be able to use, maintain and care for a Swiss Army Knife, ensuring all Scouts will have the opportunity to learn responsible ownership of this outdoors kit. 

Victorinox are thrilled to partner the Scout Survival Skills badge, supporting a range of activities to help leaders deliver this area of the programme safely and inspire every Scout to develop their outdoor survival skills.

Badge and resources

A series of resources have been developed with Victorinox and Scout Leader bush craft experts. It aims to give Scouts all the information and guidance they need when working towards their Scout Survival Skills Activity Badge, including knife safety, how to build a fire and shelter from natural resources, administering emergency first aid and signalling for assistance in a survival situation. Download the activity packs below.


Knife Safety Leader Resource
PDF – 4.8MB
Knife Safety Activities
PDF – 510.9KB
Shelter Building Activities
PDF – 461.4KB
Building A Fire Activities
PDF – 669.2KB
Survival Kit Activities
PDF – 338.5KB
Hygiene Activities
PDF – 493.3KB
First Aid Activities
PDF – 555.0KB
Camp Cooking Activities
PDF – 671.9KB
Scout Survival Skills Activity Badge

Additional Resources

During our partnership with Victorinox, we have created some additional resources which have featured in issues of our Partnerships Magazine, Make Do Share. Downloads are available below.

Make Do Share Bow Drill
PDF – 7.7MB
Make Do Share Build A Shelter
PDF – 1.1MB
Make Do Share Camp Hygiene
PDF – 1.1MB
Make Do Share Sharing Survival Skills
PDF – 4.0MB
Make Do Share Sun Safely
PDF – 1.3MB
Make Do Share Survival Essentials Bingo
PDF – 805.4KB
Make Do Share Survival Scattergories
PDF – 1.5MB

About Victorinox

Founded in 1884 Victorinox, maker of the original Swiss Army Knife is a global brand and now sold in 120 countries. This iconic tool is essential kit for millions of adventurers and pioneers the world over. During 2014 Victorinox celebrated its 130th year.

Alongside manufacturing the Swiss Army Knife, the brand is famous for it’s ‘chef’s favourite’ Kitchen Knives and has a product range which spans Swiss made Timepieces, Travel Gear and Fragrances. Each product is an expression of Swiss quality and Swiss pioneering spirit. Find out more about Victorinox here.