Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1943 POR - Patrol Leader's Camp Permit


This permit is primarily intended to enable a Patrol Leader to take her own Patrol to camp.  She may take other Guides, provided that a) they are in her own company, and b) they are under 16 years old.  She must be at least 13 years and must have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks or the equivalent before entering for the test.  The number in the camp may not be less than three nor more than six and at least one, besides the Permit Holder, must have camped.


A Patrol Leader must hold the Pioneer Badge, and:

a) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser by the Court of Honour and a Licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

b) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

c) Show a high standard of efficiency in the First Aid section of the Second Class; bring to the test a small First Aid case, fitted by herself, and suitable for a Patrol Camp; be able to give reasons for her choice of its contents.

d) Show a knowledge of: i) storing food; ii) fire precautions; iii) clearing up a camp site; iv) choice and care of equipment.

e) Have a knowledge of the boating and bathing rules and understand their importance.

The tester must be a qualified person nominated by the C.C.A.  In special cases the Patrol Second may be allowed to enter for the test.

1947 POR - Patrol Leader's Camp Permit


A Patrol Leader must:

a) Be at least 13 years of age and under 17, and have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

b) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser by the Court of Honour and a licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

c) Hold the Pioneer badge, and in addition - 

I) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the first aid section of the Second Class test; bring to the test a small first aid case, fitted by herself and suitable for a Patrol camp; be able to give reasons for her choice of its contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of storing food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice an care of equipment.

iv) Have a knowledge of the boating and bathing rules and understand their importance.

In special cases the Patrol Second may be allowed to enter for the test.  County Camp Advisers are responsible for the arrangements for training and testing for all the above tests.

All permits are valid for one year only and must be returned to the County Camp Adviser for endorsement.

1950 POR - Patrol Leader's Camp Permit


A Patrol Leader must:

a) Be at least 13 years of age and under 17, and have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

b) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser by the Court of Honour and a licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

c) Hold the Pioneer badge, and in addition - 

i) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the first aid section of the Second Class test; bring to the test a small first aid case, fitted by herself and suitable for a Patrol camp; be able to give reasons for her choice of its contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of storing food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice an care of equipment.

iv) Have a knowledge of the boating and bathing rules and understand their importance.

d) Organise a Scouting game.

In special cases the Patrol Second may be allowed to enter for the test.  County Camp Advisers are responsible for the arrangements for training and testing for all the above tests.

All permits are valid for one year only and must be returned to the County Camp Adviser for endorsement.

1950 POR - Patrol Leader's Camp Permit


A Patrol Leader must:

a) Be at least 13 years of age and under 17, and have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

b) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser by the Court of Honour and a licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

c) Hold the Pioneer badge, and in addition - 

i) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the first aid section of the Second Class test; bring to the test a small first aid case, fitted by herself and suitable for a Patrol camp; be able to give reasons for her choice of its contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of storing food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice an care of equipment.

iv) Have a knowledge of the boating and bathing rules and understand their importance.

v) Be able to improvise a flagstaff and hoist the flag.

d) Organise a Scouting game.

In special cases the Patrol Second may be allowed to enter for the test.  County Camp Advisers are responsible for the arrangements for training and testing for all the above tests.

All permits are valid for one year only and must be returned to the County Camp Adviser for endorsement.

1957 POR - Patrol Camp Permit


This permit is primarily intended to qualify a Patrol Leader to take her own patrol to camp.  She may take other Guides provided that they are members of her own company and are under 16 years of age.  In special circumstances a Patrol Second may hold the permit.

Conditions: 

i) The permit holder must consult the C.A. about the site at least one month before she intends to camp. 

ii) She may not take less than four ot more than six Guides (including herself) and at least one Guide, beside the permit holder, must have camped.

iii) The maximum duration of the camp is three nights.

iv) Each Guide must complete a permission form signed by her parent or guardian and her Captain.

v) The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

Permanent Guide sites where there is a resident warden may be used only with the C.C.A.'s permission.  There must be a qualified camper available who accepts the final responsibility for the Guides in camp; there must be a special understanding with the resident, who must be within call, in the case of accident or emergency.

vi) Permission for boating and/or bathing must be obtained from the C.A. who is responsible for seeing that the usual rules are carried out and for approving the person in charge.

Qualifications:

I) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and C.A. by the company Court of Honour and by a Licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

ii) Have attained the age of 13, but not 17 years.

iii) Have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

iv) Hold the Camper badge.

Test: 

i) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the First Aid section of the Second Class Test; fit up a small First Aid case suitable for a patrol camp; give reasons for her choice of contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of: the storage of food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice and care of equipment.

iv) Know the bathing and boating rules and understand their importance.

v) Improvise a flagstaff and hoist the flag.

vi) Organise a Scouting game.

1961 (July) POR - Patrol Camp Permit


This permit is primarily intended to qualify a Patrol Leader to take her own patrol to camp.  She may take other Guides provided that they are members of her own company and are under 16 years of age.  In special circumstances a Patrol Second may hold the permit.

Conditions: 

i) The permit holder must consult the C.A. about the site at least one month before she intends to camp. 

ii) She may not take less than four ot more than six Guides (including herself) and at least one Guide, beside the permit holder, must have camped.

iii) The maximum duration of the camp is three nights.

iv) Each Guide must complete a permission form signed by her parent or guardian and her Captain.

v) The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

Permanent Guide sites where there is a resident warden may be used only with the C.C.A.'s permission.  There must be a qualified camper available who accepts the final responsibility for the Guides in camp; there must be a special understanding with the resident, who must be within call, in the case of accident or emergency.

vi) Permission for boating and/or bathing must be obtained from the C.A. who is responsible for seeing that the usual rules are carried out and for approving the person in charge.

Qualifications:

I) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and C.A. by the company Court of Honour and by a Licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

ii) Have attained the age of 13, but not 17 years.

iii) Have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

iv) Hold the Camper badge.

Test: 

i) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from damp.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the First Aid section of the Second Class Test; fit up a small First Aid case suitable for a patrol camp; give reasons for her choice of contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of: the storage of food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice and care of equipment.

iv) Know the bathing and boating rules and understand their importance.

v) Improvise a flagstaff and hoist the flag.

vi) Organise a Scouting game.

1964 (March) POR - The Patrol Camp Permit


This permit is primarily intended to qualify a Patrol Leader to take her own patrol to camp.  She may take other Guides provided that they are members of her own company and are under 16 years of age.  The permit may also be taken by an experienced member of the patrol.  It is not awarded until the candidate has satisfactorily organised and run a camp.

Conditions

I) The permit holder must consult the C.A. about the site beforehand.

ii) She may not tale less than four nor more than six Guides (including herself) and at least one Guide, besides the permit holder, must have camped.

iii) The maximum duration is three nights.

iv) Each Guide must complete a permission form signed by her parent or guardian and her Captain.

v) The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

Permanent Guide sites where there is a resident warden may be used only with the C.C.A.'s permission.  there must be a qualified camper available who accepts the final responsibility for the Guides in camp; there must be a special understanding with the resident, who must be within call, in the case of illness or other emergency.

(vi) Permission for boating and/or bathing must be obtained from the C.A. who is responsible for seeing that the usual rules are carried out and for approving the person in charge.

Qualifications

i) Be recommended to the District Commissioner and C.A. by the company Court of Honour and by a licensed Guider with whom she has camped recently.

ii) Have attained the age of 13, but not 17 years.

iii) Have camped in a Guide camp for not less than two weeks, or the equivalent.

iv) Hold the Camper badge.

Test

I) Prove her ability to keep bedding and clothing aired and free from dame.

ii) Show a high standard of efficiency in the first aid section of the Second Class test; fit up a small first aid case suitable for a patrol camp; give reasons for her choice of contents.

iii) Show a practical knowledge of: the storage of food; fire precautions; clearing up a camp site; choice and care of equipment.

iv) Know the bathing rand boating rules and understand their importance.

v) Improvise a flagstaff and hoist the flag.

(vi) Organise a Scouting game.

1968 Guide Handbook - The Patrol Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you can take your Patrol to camp.

Qualifications for taking the Permit Test

Be thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen years old.

Have camped in Guide camps for two weeks (or equivalent).

Hold the Camper Badge.

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.

The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp which you must organise and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry; store food sensibly; and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Your first aid kit must be adequate for dealing with likely emergencies, and you will be asked to show how to treat one of these: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns, and scalds.

You must take good care of the tents and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

The site must be approved by the District Commissioner.  The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four, or five Guides with you, and one of them must have camped before.  All the Guides must be members of your Company.

Each Guide must biring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp may not be for longer than three nights.

Bathing or boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult, approved by your District Commissioner, is in charge.

1974 Guide Handbook - The Patrol Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you can take your Patrol to camp.

Qualifications for taking the Permit Test

Be thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen years old.

Have camped in Guide camps for two weeks (or equivalent).

Hold the Camper Badge.

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.

The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp which you must organize and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry; store food sensibly; and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Your first aid kit must be adequate for dealing with likely emergencies, and you will be asked to show how to treat one of these: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns, and scalds.

You must take good care of the tents and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

The site must be approved by the District Commissioner.  The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four, or five Guides with you, and one of them must have camped before.  All the Guides must be members of your Company.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp may not be for longer than three nights.

Bathing or boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult, approved by your District Commissioner, is in charge.

1981 Guide Handbook - Patrol Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you may take your Patrol to camp.


Qualifications for taking the Permit Test:

Be thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen years old and in a Guide Patrol.

Have camped in Guide camps for two weeks (or equivalent).

Hold the Camper Badge

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.


The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp which you must organise and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry; store food sensibly; and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Your first aid kit must be adequate for dealing with likely emergencies and you will be asked to show how to treat one of these; cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must take good care of the tests and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

The site must be approved by the District Commissioner.  The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four, or five Guides with you, and one of them must have camped before.  all the Guides must be members of your Company.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two or more than three nights.

Bathing or boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult, approved by your District Commissioner, is in charge.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Patrol Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you may take your Patrol to camp.


Qualifications for taking the Permit Test:

Be thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen years old and in a Guide Patrol.

Have camped in Guide camps for two weeks (or equivalent).

Hold the Camper Badge

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.


The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp which you must organise and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry; store food sensibly; and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Your first aid kit must be adequate for dealing with likely emergencies and you will be asked to show how to treat one of these; cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must take good care of the tests and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

The site must be approved by the District Commissioner.  The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four, or five Guides with you, and one of them must have camped before.  all the Guides must be members of your Company.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two or more than three nights.

Bathing or boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult, approved by your District Commissioner, is in charge.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Patrol Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you may take your Patrol to camp.


Qualifications for taking the Permit Test:

Be thirteen or fourteen years old and in a Guide Patrol.

Have camped in Guide camps for two weeks (or equivalent).

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.

Hold the Camper Badge


The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp which you must organise and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry; store food sensibly; and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Your first aid kit must be adequate for dealing with likely emergencies and you will be asked to show how to treat one of these; cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must take good care of the tests and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

The site must be approved by the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser.  The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four, or five Guides with you, preferably members of your own Patrol, and one of them must have camped before.  All the Guides must be members of your Company.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two nor more than three nights.

Bathing or boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult, approved by your District Commissioner, is in charge.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Guide Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you may take your Patrol to camp.  If you wish to take this Permit it is suggested that you encourage and train your Patrol to take the Camp Preparation Patrol Interest Pennant.


Qualifications for taking the Permit Test

Be thirteen or fourteen years old and in a Guide Patrol.

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.

Before taking this test hold the Camper Badge.

The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp for at least 2 nights which you must organise and run.  This includes planning and using the time so everyone can enjoy all you do.  The test may be taken during your Unit Camp on the same or an adjacent site, providing you fulfil all the requirements as if your Patrol was camping on its own.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry, store food sensibly, and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Show the tester your first aid kit.  You will be asked to show how to treat one of these: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must be able to take good care of the tents and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

If your Patrol is camping on its own (if not near your Unit camp) the site must be approved by the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser.

The camp must be in private grounds within call of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four or five Guides with you, preferably members of our own Patrol, and one of them must have camped before.  All Guides must be members of your Company.  You may take up to seven Guides with you if all are members of your Patrol and at least two have camped before.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two nor more than three nights.

Bathing and boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult approved by your District Commissioner is in charge.

1992 Guide Badge Book - Guide Camp Permit


If you hold this Permit you may take your Patrol to camp.  If you wish to take this Permit it is suggested that you encourage and train your Patrol to take the Camp Preparation Patrol Interest Pennant.

Qualifications for taking the Permit Test

Be 13 or 14 years old and in a Guide Patrol.

Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner.

Before taking this test hold the Camper Advanced Badge.

The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp for at least two nights which you must organize and run.  This includes planning and using the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.  The test may be taken during your unit camp on the same or an adjacent site, providing you fulfil all the requirements as if your Patrol were camping on its own.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry, store food sensibly, and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Show the tester your first-aid kit.  You will be asked to show how to treat one of these: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must be able to take good care of the tents and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

If your Patrol is camping on its own (if not near your unit camp) the site must be approved by the District Commissioner and Camp Adviser.

The camp must be in private grounds within walking distance of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four or five Guides with you, preferable members of your own Patrol, and one of them must have camped before.  All Guides must be members of your Company.  You may take up to seven Guides with you if all are members of your Patrol and at least two have camped before.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two nights nor more than three nights.

Bathing and boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult approved by your District Commissioner is in charge.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Guide Camp Permit


If you hold this permit you may take your Patrol to camp.  If you want to take this permit it is suggested that you encourage and train your Patrol to take the Camp Preparation Patrol Interest Pennant.

Before taking this permit you must:

* Be13 or 14 years old and in a Guide Patrol

* be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council and District Commissioner

* hold the Camper Advanced Badge.

The Permit Test

This takes the form of a Patrol camp for at least two nights which you must organize and run. This includes planning and suing the time so that everyone can enjoy all you do. The test may be taken during your Unit camp on the same or an adjacent site, providing you fulfil all the requirements as if your Patrol were camping on its own.

During the camp you must keep bedding and clothing aired and dry, store food sensibly, and see that meals are well cooked and served.  Show the tester your first aid kit.  You will be asked to show how to treat one of these: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

You must be able to take good care of the tents and other equipment, and the site, and clear up well.

Conditions for Patrol Camps

If your Patrol is camping on its own (if not near your Unit camp) the site must be approved by the District Commissioner and Camp adviser.

The camp must be in private grounds within walking distance of an inhabited house where there is an adult who undertakes to help if needed.

You may take three, four or five Guides with you, preferably members of your own Patrol, and one of them must have camped before.

All Guides must be members of your Company.  You may take up to seven Guides with you if all are members of your Patrol and at least two have camped before.

Each Guide must bring a permission form signed by her parent or guardian.

The camp must be for not less than two nights or more than three nights.

Swimming and boating is not permitted unless a qualified adult approved by your District Commissioner is in charge.

2000 G-File - Guide Camp Permit


Note: The tester must hold the Guide camp licence or be an experienced camper.  If you hold this permit you may take your Patrol to camp.  If you would like to take this permit it is suggested that you encourage your Patrol to take their Camper Badge.

Before taking this permit you must:

* Be 13 or over.

* Be recommended by your Patrol Leaders' Council.

* Hold the Camper Advanced Badge.

THE PERMIT TEST

This takes the form of a Patrol Camp of at least two nights, which you must organize and run.  This includes carefully planning and use of time so that everyone can enjoy all you do.  The test may be taken during your unit camp on the same or an adjacent site, providing you fulfil all the requirements as if your Patrol were camping on its own.

During the camp you must:

* Keep bedding and clothing aired and dry.

* Store food appropriately, and see that meals are well cooked and served.

* Show the tester your first aid kit.  Show how to treat one of the following: cuts, grazes, serious bleeding, burns and scalds.

* Take good care of tents and other equipment and clear the site up.

CONDITIONS FOR PATROL CAMPS

1) If your Patrol is camping on its own, away from a unit camp, your Guider and appropriate Adviser must approve the site.

2) The camp must be in private grounds within easy reach of an adult who has been approved by the Guider or appropriate Adviser and who has undertaken to be available if required.

3) The camp must be for at least two nights and not more than three nights.

4) Application form A/P (camp permit) must be used.

5) Written permission must be obtained from an adult with parental responsibility for each Guide to take part in the event (form G/C may be used to show consent).

6) Each Guide attending must complete form G/H (the Association's health form).

7) You may take three, four or five Guides with you provided that:

* In addition to the permit holder, at least one has camped before.

* All the Guides are members of the same unit.  Alternatively, the permit holder may take up to seven Guides with her provided that:

* In addition to the permit holder, at least two have camped before.

* The Guides are all members of her Patrol.

8) Adventurous activities, eg abseiling, boating or swimming, are not permitted unless a suitably qualified or experienced adult approved by the appropriate Adviser or local Commissioner is in charge of the activity.

9) All relevant Guide Association rules must be followed.

2005 Badge File - Camp Permit


To start working on your Camp Permit, you need to have gained your Camper Advanced bade and be at least 12 years old.  If you are 12, you can lead a Patrol camp alongside your nit camp.  When you are 13 you can run a Patrol camp without your unit.

You'll find more information about the Camp Permit in your G file, along with space to get the modules signed off as you complete them.  Check out the website www.girlguiding.org.uk as well for useful tips!


Module 1: Plan a residential event

Element 1a: With your Patrol, decide on the type of event.

Element 1b: Choose where you hare going to stay.

Element 1c: With your Leader, find an adult to act as emergency support.

Module 2: Plan the camp

Element 2a: Look after the money side of the camp.

Element 2b: Decide on equipment needed.

Element 2c: Complete necessary Girlguiding UK forms.

Element 2d: Plan what you have to do at the end of the camp.

Module 3: Plan to be safe

Element 3a: Plan for emergencies.

Element 3b: Agree event guidelines with your Patrol.

Module 4: Plan your food and how you will cook it.

Element 4a: Plan cooking and storage facilities.

Element 4b: With your Patrol, plan your menus.

Element 4c: Understand the importance of food hygiene and waste disposal.

Module 5: Make health and first aid arrangements.

Element 5a: Find out about the site's showers, toilets and water supply.

Element 5b: Be prepared for any possible emergency.

Element 5c: Check the first aid kit.

Module 6: Find the activity equipment you need

Element 6a: Check the condition of equipment.

Element 6b: Make sure everyone knows how to use the equipment.

Element 6c: Return/replace used equipment.

Module 7: Organise the care and maintenance of campsite facilities.

Element 7a: Look after tents and person al equipment.

Element 7b: Set up camp.

Element 7c: Strike camp and return equipment.

Module 8: With your Patrol, plan and carry out your programme of activities.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Guide Camp Permit


By completing the permit you will develop leadership, planning, budget management and organisation skills. You will have shown how reliable and responsible you are, and that you can run an event from start to finish.

When can I do it?

To start working on your Camp Permit, you need to have gained your Camper Advanced interest badge  and be at least 12 years old. If you are 12, you can lead a Patrol camp alongside your unit camp. When you are 13 you can run a Patrol camp without your unit.


To get your Camp Permit, you'll need to:

  • plan a camp
  • decide which activities you'll do
  • make sure everything is safe
  • plan your food and how you will cook it
  • make health and first aid arrangements
  • organise your Patrol to look after the campsite facilities
  • with your Patrol, plan and carry out your programme of events.

Module 1: Plan a residential event

1a: With your Patrol, decide on the type of event.
1b: Choose where you are going to stay.
1c: With your Leader, find an adult to act as emergency support.

Module 2: Plan the camp

2a: Look after the money side of the camp.
2b: Decide on equipment needed.
2c: Complete necessary Girlguiding forms.
2d: Plan what you have to do at the end of the camp.

Module 3: Plan to be safe

3a: Plan for emergencies.
3b: Agree event guidelines with your Patrol.

Module 4: Plan your food and how you will cook it

4a: Plan cooking and storage facilities.
4b: With your Patrol, plan your menus.
4c: Understand the importance of food hygiene and waste disposal.

Module 5: Make health and first aid arrangements

5a: Find out about the site's showers, toilets and water supply.
5b: Be prepared for any possible emergency.
5c: Check the first aid kit.

Module 6: Find the activity equipment you need

6a: Check the condition of equipment.
6b: Make sure everyone knows how to use the equipment.
6c: Return/replace used equipment.

Module 7: Organise the care and maintenance of campsite facilities

7a: Look after tents and personal equipment.
7b: Set up camp.
7c: Strike camp and return equipment.

Module 8: With your Patrol, plan and carry out your programme of activities

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