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Sports 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. Play a team sport with the Beavers in your Colony. This could be a game of football, basketball, rounders, cricket, netball, rugby or volleyball.
  2. Understand the rules of that sport.
  3. Take part in a sport or physical activity regularly for at least six weeks.
  4. Take part in a match, competition, show or pass an exam or achieve a grading for that sport.
  5. Show your Lodge, Colony or Explorer Scout Young Leader the skills you have learnt and the equipment you need for your sport. Explain the rules of your sport.


Previous badge requirements

These requirements will be discontinued on 31 January 2019. How to earn your badge

  1. Take part in a sport or physical activity regularly for at least six weeks.
  2. Take part in a match, competition or demonstration of that sport.
  3. Show your Lodge, Colony or an adult the skills you have learned.
  4. Tell your Lodge, Colony or an adult about the rules of your sport.

 

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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