Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Camper Badge


Must hold the Cook's Badge.

Must show a knowledge of the arrangements which should be made before holding a Camp of any given number of Guides for: 

1) Choice of Camp site.

2) Contracts with tradesmen.

3) Storage of food.

4) Shelter and bedding.

5) Sanitary arrangements, including latrines, wash-house and refuse pit.

6) Cooking,

7) Necessary equipment.

8) Drying and airing of bedding, etc.

9) Transport.

Must draw up a list of Camp Rules and personal equipment suitable for issuing to parents of intending campers.

Must draw up: A programme of a day in camp, giving reasons for the various activities, and including menus of meals;

Or A plan, showing the organization of the orderly duties for a week on the Patrol System.

Must give a list of ten of the most useful articles suitable for stocking in : 1) A medicine chest.  2) A dry canteen.

Draw up a menu for well-balanced meals for a week in camp, showing knowledge of food values and economy.

Must have camped for at least a week, and understand camp life in relation to woodcraft.

Know how to pitch, trench, air, and strike a tent.

Must understand Camp Hygiene and Elementary First Aid and Home Nursing in relation to camping.

Improvise ONE of the following: 1) a Camp chair.  2) A bookcase.  3) Camp larder. 4) Table.  5) Water Filter.  Or other equivalent.

Construct a Camp fire-place and oven; erect a flagstaff, and know the ceremonial proper to the hoisting, breaking, and lowering of the Flag.

1957 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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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 tripod and demonstrate a use of square lashing.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect, chop, and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon.  Make tea.

8) Make a camp larder and understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: The tester must be a qualified camper nominated by the C.C.A.

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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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 tripod and demonstrate a use of square lashing.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect, chop, and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon.  Make tea.

8) Make a camp larder and understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

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

1961 (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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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, haversack, rucksack, kitbag, or equivalent.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect, chop, and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon.  Make tea.

8) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

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

1962 (June) POR Amendments - 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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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, haversack, rucksack, kitbag, or equivalent.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon or equivalent.  Make tea.

8) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

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

1964 (March) 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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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 gadget or gadgets using the following lashings: square, tripod, and snake.

b) Make one of the following: camp larder, haversack, rucksack, kitbag, or equivalent.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect, chop, and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon.  Make tea.

8) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

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

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.

3) Have camped for at least a week under canvas and taken her share 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 gadget or gadgets using the following lashings: square, tripod, and snake.

b) Make one of the following: camp larder, haversack, rucksack, kitbag, or equivalent.

7) a) Construct a fireplace for cooking; collect, chop, and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook the following out of doors: porridge, stew, dumplings, fried bacon.  Make tea.

8) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

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

1968 Guide Handbook - Camper Badge


1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.

2) Have camped for at least a week or two weekends under canvas and taken your share in the usual Patrol duties.

3) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

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

4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.

5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.

6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.

b) Cook a meal out-of-doors on a wood fire showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.

7) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

1973 Guide Handbook - Camper Badge


1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.

2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spend not less than seven nights in Guide camps.

3) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.

4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.

5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.

6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.

b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves, and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.

c) Cook a meal out-of-doors on a wood fire showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.

7) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: The tester must hold the Camper's Licence or be an experienced camper.

1975 Edition Hints on Guide Badges - Camper Badge

1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.

2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spend not less than seven nights in Guide camps.

3) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.

4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.

5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.

6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.

b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves, and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.

c) Cook a meal out-of-doors on a wood fire showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.

7) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: The tester must hold the Camper's Licence or be an experienced camper.

1978 Guide Handbook - Camper Badge

1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.

2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spend not less than seven nights in Guide camps.

3) Know how to:

a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.

b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.

4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.

5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.

6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.

b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves, and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.

c) Cook a meal out-of-doors on a wood fire showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.

7) Understand:

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

b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

Note: The tester must hold the Camper's Licence or be an experienced camper.

1979 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - Camper Badge

1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.
2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spent not less than seven nights in Guide camps.
3) Know how to:
a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.
b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.
4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.
5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.
6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.
b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.
c) Cook a meal out of doors showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.
7) Understand:
a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk, and meat.
b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.
Note: The tester must hold the Campers' Licence or be an experienced camper.
1983 Guide Badge Book - Camper Badge

1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.
2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spent not less than seven nights in Guide camps.
3) Know how to:
a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.
b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.
4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.
5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.
6) a) Know how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.
b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.
c) Cook a meal out of doors showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, boiling.
7) Understand:
a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk, and meat.
b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.
Note: The tester must hold the Campers' Licence or be an experienced camper.
1984 Help with Guide Badges - Camper Badge

1) Bring to the test a certificate from a Guider (qualified camper) with whom you have camped stating that you have proved yourself to be useful and reliable and recommending you as a candidate for the badge.
2) Have camped as a Guide at least twice and have spend not less than seven nights in Guide camps.
3) Show how to: 
a) Pitch, air, and strike a tent.
b) Erect, strike, and pack up the screening and poles or cubicles used in your own Unit or District.
4) Understand the care, in all weathers, of tents, groundsheets, bedding, and latrines.  Know how to carry out emergency repairs to a tent.
5) Make a gadget or gadgets using at least two of the following lashings: square, tripod and snake.
6) a) Show how to construct a fireplace for cooking; collect and stack suitable firing.
b) Have a knowledge of portable cooking stoves and know the safety precautions necessary when using them.
c) Cook a meal out of doors showing a variety of methods of cooking, e.g. frying, stewing, and boiling.
7) Understand:
a) How to store food, including bread, butter, milk and meat.
b) How to dispose of all kinds of refuse.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Camper Badge


1) Have camped for at least 2 consecutive nights under canvas in a Guide camp and take part in camp duties and activities.

2) Help pitch and strike a tent.

3) Set and light a fire for cooking or a camp fire.

4) Help your Patrol cook, serve and clear away a meal.

5) Tie up your bedding roll correctly and know how to look after your personal gear.

6) Make a simple gadget to use in camp.

7) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and burns.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Camper Badge

1) Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas in a Guide camp.  Take part in camp duties and activities.
2) Help pitch and strike a tent.
3) Set and light a fire (either a camp fire or one for cooking).
4) Help your Patrol cook, serve and clear away a meal.
5) Tie up your bedding roll correctly and know how to look after your personal gear.
6) Make a simple gadget to use in a camp.
7) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and burns.
1995 Guide Badge Book - Camper Badge

1) Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas in a Guide camp.  Take part in camp activities and duties.
2) Help pitch and strike a tent.
3) Set and light a fire (either a camp fire or one for cooking).
4) Help your Patrol cook, serve and clear away a meal.
5) Tie up your bedding roll correctly and know how to look after your personal gear.
6) Make a simple gadget to use in a camp.
7) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and burns.

2000 Guide G-File - Camper Badge


1) Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas in a Guide camp.  Take part in camp activities and duties.

2) Help pitch and strike a tent.

3) Set and light a fire (either a camp fire or one for cooking).

4) Help your Patrol prepare, cook, serve and clear away a meal.

5) Know how to care for your bedding and how to look after your person alit.

6) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and minor burns.

2005 Guide Badge File - Camper Badge

1) Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas at a Guide camp.  Take part in camp activities and duties.
2) Help to pitch and strike a tent.
3) Set and light a fire (either a campfire or one for cooking).
4) Help your Patrol prepare, cook, serve and clear away a meal.
5) Know how to care for your bedding and how to look after your personal kit.
6) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and minor burns.
2014 (September) Guide Badges Download - Camper Badge

Complete all clauses.
1) Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas at a Guide camp.  Take part in camp activities and duties.
2) Help to pitch and strike a tent.
3) Set and light a fire (either a campfire or one for cooking).
4) Help your Patrol prepare, cook, serve and clear away a meal.
5) Know how to care for your bedding and how to look after your personal kit.
6) Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and minor burns.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Camper Badge


Complete all clauses.

1. Spend at least two consecutive nights under canvas at a Guide camp. Take part in camp activities and duties.

2. Help to pitch and strike a tent.

3. Set and light a fire (either a campfire or one for cooking).

4. Help your Patrol prepare, cook, serve and clear away a meal.  

5. Know how to care for your bedding and how to look after your personal kit.

6. Know simple first aid for treating cuts, stings, bruises and minor burns.

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