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Complete five activities in total, taken from at least two areas. Examples are provided below but other similar activities can also be undertaken.

Area 1 - Commitment to the Promise and Scout Law

Explain how you have recently 'done your best' on at least three occasions and how this has made a difference.




Explain to a new Scout in your Troop the meaning of the Scout Promise and Law.




Assist with the planning and take part in an investiture ceremony or similar.




Demonstrate that you can be trusted by taking on a special responsibility on behalf of the Troop. This might involve the management of money, or the Troop's reputation.




Area 2 - Relationship with your God

Take part in a number of acts of worship with others in the Troop, such as Scout Parades at your place of worship, and/or Scouts' Owns.
























Complete a course that furthers your understanding of your own faith community.
























Choose and read prayers and/or reflections for your Troop's opening and closing ceremony.
























Hold the My Faith Activity Badge.














Area 3 - The life of the Troop

Take an active part in at least two Troop Forums and express your views on at least one item being discussed.
























Contribute to the writing or reviewing of your Troop's 'Code of Conduct.'
























Play a full part in at least two Troop Leadership Forums and help to implement a decision of the forum.
























Successfully run a learning experience for other Scouts
























Successfully lead a group of Scouts at a two-day camp or other similar event.














Area 4 - Developing beliefs and attitudes

Honestly review an event or activity and decide how it might be done better in the future.
























Visit an act of worship of another faith community and compare the traditions and customs with your own.
























Investigate a political or world issue, such as climate change, smoking, fair trade and explain your views to others on the subject.
























Take part in a debate on a topic of local or national interest.
























As a Scout, give freely of your time to help someone less fortunate than yourself.
















We're here to help - Scoutese in Plain English:
Beavers, Cubs, & Scouts train and take part in various Challenges which lead to the awarding of Challenge Badges which are worn on the right breast;
Explorers train towards the DofE Bronze, silver, & Gold Awards;
There are also Activity Badges which are worn on the left sleeve;
The top Beaver award is the Chief Scout's Bronze Award;
The top Cub award is the Chief Scout's Silver Award;
The top Scout award is the Chief Scout's Gold Award;
The top Explorer award is the Queen's Scout Award.

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