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Membership Award

How to earn your badge

  1. Learn about the Beaver Colony by:
    • going to at least four meetings
    • getting to know other members and leaders in the Colony
    • finding out about ceremonies and traditions in the Colony
    • finding out about activities you can do in the Colony
  2. Learn about joining your Colony by:
    • showing that you understand the Beaver Scout Promise
    • showing that you know the Scout Motto, sign and handshake
    • learning what to do at your Investiture
    • learning the meaning of the badges you will receive
    • learning about the family of Scouts, worldwide Scouting and the history of Scouting
  3. Become a Beaver Scout by making the Promise

Top tips
Make sure you do numbers 1 and 2 first.



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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