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Hobbies Activity Badge

These badge requirements were updated on 26 January 2018. The previous badge requirements can still be used until 31 January 2019, to allow for transition where necessary.

How to earn your badge

  1. Choose a hobby to take part in for at least six weeks.
  2. Show that you have stuck with your hobby. Show what you know about your hobby and the skills you have learned.
  3. Show and tell the Colony, your Lodge or leaders about your chosen hobby. Talk about what it is, why you enjoy it and what your favourite thing about it is.

Top tips

You can earn more than one Hobbies Activity Badge.

A hobby is an activity done regularly in your free time for enjoyment.



Previous badge requirements

These requirements will be discontinued on 31 January 2019.

This is what you need to do to earn this badge

  1. Choose a hobby to take part in for at least six weeks.
  2. Show that you have stuck with your hobby.Show what you know about your hobby and the skills you have learned.
  3. Tell and show the Colony, your Lodge or Leaders about your chosen hobby. Talk about why you enjoy it.


Top tips
You can earn more than one Hobbies badge.



Flexibility

Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility

 

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