Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1916 (January) Girl Guides' Gazette - Beefarmer Badge


Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1918 POR - Beefarmer Badge


Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1919 POR - Beefarmer Badge


Must have practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Bee-Farmer Badge

Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.
Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.
Know which are the best food plants.

1921 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


Must have practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1924 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


Must have practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Bee-Farmer Badge

Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.
Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.
Know which are the best food plants.
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Bee-Farmer Badge

Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.
Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.
Know which are the best food plants.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Bee-Farmer Badge

Must have a practical knowledge of general apiculture.
Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.
Know which are the best food plants.

1930 POR Bee-Farmer Badge


Must have practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1931 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


Must have practical knowledge of general apiculture.

Understand swarming, hiving, hives, the separating of honey, the use of artificial combs and the making of frames.

Know which are the best food plants.

1932 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


Have a knowledge gained in practice of swarming, hiving, hives, artificial feeding and bee management generally.

Know which are the best food plants.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Bee-Farmer Badge

Have a knowledge gained in practice of swarming, hiving, hives, artificial feeding and bee management generally.
Know which are the best food plants.

1935 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


Have a knowledge gained in practice of swarming, hiving, hives, artificial feeding and bee management generally.

Know which are the best food plants.

1938 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


1) Should be able to manage bees throughout the season.

2) Have a knowledge of:

a) construction of hives.

b) The three kinds of bee in a hive.

c) Swarming, hiving, feeding of bees.

d) Honey production and extracting.

e) Those flowers visited by bees for nectar and pollen.

1939 POR - Bee-Farmer Badge


1) Manage bees throughout the season.

2) Have a knowledge of:

a) construction of hives.

b) The three kinds of bee in a hive.

c) Swarming, hiving, feeding of bees.

d) Honey production and extracting.

e) Those flowers visited by bees for nectar and pollen.

1943 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following:

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Be able to tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1947 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Be able to tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1950 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Be able to tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1953 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Be able to tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1957 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1960 POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Be able to recognize and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1961 (July) POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Identify and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1964 (March) POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Identify and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1965 (July) POR - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) Have helped with the following: 

a) Taking a swarm.

b) Taking the honey.

c) Feeding.

2) Identify and explain the difference between queen, drone and worker bees.

3) Tell, from her own observation, of what flowers bees are especially fond.

4) Keep a diary showing that she has watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1968 Guide Handbook - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) a) Have helped with feeding bees and taking honey.

b) Know the signs that bees are preparing to swarm and what action to take.

2) Identify and explain the difference between queen, drone, and worker bees.

3) Tell, from your own observation, which flowers bees are especially fond of.

4) Keep a diary showing that you have watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1973 Guide Handbook - Bee-Keeper Badge


1) a) Have helped with feeding bees and taking honey.

b) Know the signs that bees are preparing to swarm and what action to take.

2) Identify and explain the difference between queen, drone, and worker bees.

3) From your own observation, name the flowers most frequently visited by bees.

4) Keep a diary showing that you have watched an active hive for a season.

5) Know how to treat bee stings.

1978 Guide Handbook - Bee-Keeper Badge


Syllabus available from Headquarters on request.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Merged into Farmer Badge
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