Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1932 - The Extension Book (1st edition, December 1932) - Collector Badge


1) Must have made a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, crests, postmarks, cigarette cards, newspaper cuttings of interest or records of wireless news for at least six months.  Marks to be given for neatness and method, and interest shown in the collection.

2) Make a scrap book to be given to a children's hospital.

3) Must collect illustrations and information about six birds or flowers to be used by her company for Second Class work, and to become the property of the company.

1938 (May) issue "The Guider" - Collector Badge


1) Make a collection over a period of at least six months of any one article, such as stamps, postcards, post-marks, crests, cigarette cards, newspaper cuttings, records of wireless news, etc.  Marks to be given for neatness, method and interest shown in the collection.

2) Make a scrapbook to be given to a children's hospital.

3) Collect illustrations and information about six birds or flowers, to be presented to her company, and used for second class work.

1938 POR - Collector Badge


1) Make a collection over a period of at least six months of any one article, such as stamps, postcards, post-marks, crests, cigarette cards, newspaper cuttings, records of wireless news, etc.  Marks to be given for neatness, method and interest shown in the collection.

2) Make a scrapbook to be given to a children's hospital.

3) Collect illustrations and information about six birds or flowers, to be presented to her company, and used for second class work.

1939 POR - Collector Badge


1) Make a collection over a period of at least six months of any one article, such as stamps, postcards, post-marks, crests, cigarette cards, newspaper cuttings, records of wireless news, etc.  Marks to be given for neatness, method and interest shown in the collection.

2) Make a scrapbook to be given to a children's hospital.

3) Collect illustrations and information about six birds or flowers, to be presented to her company, and used for second class work.

1943 POR - Collector Badge


1) Make a collection over a period of at least six months of any one article, such as stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, cigarette cards, newspaper cuttings, records of wireless news, etc.  Marks to be given for neatness, method and interest shown in the collection.

2) Make a scrapbook to be given to a children's hospital.

3) Collect illustrations and information about six different birds or flowers to be presented to her company, and used for Second Class work.

1947 POR - Collector Badge


Must have been a collector, for at least the past six months, of any one article, such as stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, etc., drawing her material from as many sources as possible.  Marks to be given for neatness, method and interest shown in the collection.  This should ensure that the Guide is going in for the badge because she is a collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.

Do any three of the following:

1) Make a scrapbook to be given to a children's hospital.

2) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate International Guiding.  (i.e. Guiding within and/or outside the Empire).

3) Make at least twelve leaf prints, named and mounted, or twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs.

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Mount a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees and name them.  (The collection made to be given to a company or pack).

4) Make a collection of at least ten British things which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and put them into a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.  A descriptive catalogue must accompany it.

5) Collect and mount information about, and illustrations of, six birds for the company library, This should include a description of the bird and something characteristic about it, its nest and eggs, its food, and the places it is likely to be found.  (The six birds must have been actually seen by the Guide).

6) Make a collection of eighteen wild flowers with their leaves, press, mount and name them, and present the collection to her own or another company.

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