Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1960 POR - Camper Badge


1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom she has camped, stating that she has proved herself to be useful and reliable, and recommending her as a candidate for the badge.

2) Hold the Cook Badge or on the fireplace constructed in clause 7: 

a) Prepare a hot drink for two people.

b) Cook porridge.

c) Boil potatoes to be served at a given time.

Note: The candidate need not have peeled the potatoes.

3) Have camped for at least a week or two weekends and taken part in the usual patrol duties.

4) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up screening and poles.

5) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.

Know how to carry out simple repairs to a tent.

6) a) Make a tripod and demonstrate a use of square lashing.

b) Make one of the following: camp larder, rucksack, kit-bag, or equivalent.

7) Know how to construct a fireplace suitable for a weekend camp; stack suitable firewood.

8) Understand:

a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk, and meat.

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: i) The tester must be a qualified camper nominated by the C.C.A. in consultation with the Camp Trainer.

ii) No alternative is suggested for any clause; each candidate must carry out as much practical work as her disability allows.

If it is not practical to carry out certain clauses on a practical basis the Captain is to discuss with the tester the way in which these particular clauses can be tested.

1960 POR - Camper Badge


1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom she has camped, stating that she has proved herself to be useful and reliable, and recommending her as a candidate for the badge.

2) Hold the Cook Badge or on the fireplace constructed in clause 7: 

a) Prepare a hot drink for two people.

b) Cook porridge.

c) Boil potatoes to be served at a given time.

Note: The candidate need not have peeled the potatoes.

3) Have camped for at least a week or two weekends and taken part in the usual patrol duties.

4) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up screening and poles.

5) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.

Know how to carry out simple repairs to a tent.

6) a) Make a tripod and demonstrate a use of square lashing.

b) Make one of the following: camp larder, rucksack, kit-bag, or equivalent.

7) Know how to construct a fireplace suitable for a weekend camp; stack suitable firewood.

8) Understand:

a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk, and meat.

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: i) The tester must be a qualified camper nominated by the C.C.A. in consultation with the Camp Trainer.

ii) No alternative is suggested for any clause; each candidate must carry out as much practical work as her disability allows.

If it is not practical to carry out certain clauses on a practical basis the Captain is to discuss with the tester the way in which these particular clauses can be tested.

1965 (July) POR - Camper Badge


1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom she has camped, stating that she has proved herself to be useful and reliable, and recommending her as a candidate for the badge.

2) Hold the Cook Badge or on the fireplace constructed in clause 7: 

a) Prepare a hot drink for two people.

b) Cook porridge.

c) Boil potatoes to be served at a given time.

Note: The candidate need not have peeled the potatoes.

3) Have camped for at least a week or two weekends and taken part in the usual patrol duties.

4) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up screening and poles.

5) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.

Know how to carry out simple repairs to a tent.

6) Make a gadget or gadgets using the following lashings: square, tripod, and snake.

7) Know how to construct a fireplace suitable for a weekend camp; stack suitable firewood.

8) Understand:

a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk, and meat.

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: i) The tester must be a qualified camper nominated by the C.C.A. in consultation with the Camp Trainer.

ii) No alternative is suggested for any clause; each candidate must carry out as much practical work as her disability allows.

If it is not practical to carry out certain clauses on a practical basis the Captain is to discuss with the tester the way in which these particular clauses can be tested.

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