Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1950 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 collecting 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 e 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 is 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.

1953 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 collecting 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.

or

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 e 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 is 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.

1957 POR - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

I) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1960 POR - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

I) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1961 (July) POR - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

i) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1963 (July) POR Amendments - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

i) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

g) Take a set of 15 photographs on a subject of her own choice.

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1964 (March) POR - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

i) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

g) Take a set of 15 photographs on a subject of her own choice.

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1965 (July) POR - Collector Badge


1) Show a collection of one of the following: stamps, postcards, postmarks, crests, or equivalent; the material is to be drawn from as many sources as possible.

2) Pass three of the following clauses:

a) Make a scrap-book for a children's hospital.

b) Make a book of pictures, cuttings, etc., to illustrate World Guiding (i.e. within and/or outside the Commonwealth.

c) I) Make at least twelve leaf prints; name and mount them; or

ii) Make twelve coloured plaster casts of leaves or twigs; or

iii) Mount and label a collection of twigs and fruits of at least eight trees, to give to a company or pack.

d) Make a collection of at least ten British objects which would be of interest to a foreign company or pack, and a descriptive catalogue to accompany it.  Pack in a box small enough to be sent abroad by letter post.

e) Collect and mount illustrations of six birds that the candidate has seen, together with information concerning each to include:

i) A description of the bird; a particular characteristic; where it is likely to be found; and what it feeds on.

ii) Its nest and eggs.

Present the collection to the company library.

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

g) Take a set of 15 photographs on a subject of her own choice.

Note: The tester should satisfy herself that the candidate is a real collector, and is not making the collection in order to get the badge.  The collection, which must have been made over at least the preceding six months, is to be judged on neatness and method in arrangement and the interest shown in it by the candidate.

1968 Guide Handbook - Collector Badge


1) Be a collector, i.e. collect stamps, postmarks, crests, fossils, dolls, or coins, etc.

2) Arrange your collection in the best way possible, e.g. stamps in a book.

3) Label and identify items in your collection in an interesting way.

4) Tell the tester what you are doing to learn more about your collection.

5) Take your collection to your Guide Meeting or invite your Patrol, Guiders or tester to see your collection in your own home.  Be able to talk and answer questions about your collection.

1973 Guide Handbook - Collector Badge


1) Over a period of at least six months make or add to a collection e.g. of fossils, coins, wild flowers, crests, stamps.

Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.

3) Visit a museum, art gallery or other interesting collection and tell your tester about your visit.

1978 Guide Interest Badge Amendments - Collector Badge


1) Over a period of at least six months make or add to a collection e.g. of fossils, coins, wild flowers, crests, stamps.

Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.

3) Visit a museum, art gallery or other interesting collection and tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display the exhibits.

1978 Guide Handbook - Collector Badge


1) Over a period of at least six months make or add to a collection e.g. of fossils, coins, crests, photographs, or drawings of animals or plants.

Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.

3) Visit a museum, art gallery or other interesting collection and tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display the exhibits.

1979 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - Collector Badge

1) Over a period of at least six months make or add to a collection of, e.g., fossils, coins, crests, photographs or drawings of animals or plants.  Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt form it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.
2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and e able to talk about it and answer questions.
3) Visit a Museum, art gallery or other interesting collection and tell your tester about your visit.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Collector Badge


1) Over a period of at least six months make, or add to, and organize a collection of e.g. fossils, coins, crests, photographs, or drawings of animals or plants.  Display these at the test.

Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Carry out some research into the subject of your collection, e.g. read a book about it, visit a similar collection, talk to an expert.

3) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.

4) While you are working for the badge, visit a museum, art gallery or other collection.  Tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display exhibits.

1984 Help with Guide Badges - Collector Badge

1) Over a period of at least six months make or add to and organize a collection of e.g., fossils, coins, crests, photographs or drawings of animals or plants.  Display these at the test.  Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.
2) Carry out some research into the subject of your collection, e.g. read a book about it, visit a similar collection, talk to an expert.
3) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.
4) While you are working for the badge, visit a museum, art gallery or other interesting collection.  Tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display exhibits.
1986 Guide Badge Book - Collector Badge

1) Over a period of at least six months make, or add to, and organize a collection of e.g., fossils, coins, crests, photographs or drawings of animals or plants.  Display these at the test.  
Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.
2) Carry out some research into the subject of your collection, e.g. read a book about it, visit a similar collection, talk to an expert.
3) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.
4) While you are working for the badge, visit a museum, art gallery or other interesting collection.  Tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display exhibits.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Collector Badge


1) a) Over a period of at least six months make, or add to, and organise a collection of e.g. fossils, coins, crests, photographs, or drawings of animals or plants.  Display these at the test.

b) Carry out some research into the subject of your collection, e.g., read a book about it, visit a similar collection, talk to an expert.

Tell the tester why you find this hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt form it. Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection and be able to talk about it and answer questions.

3) While you are working for the badge, visit a museum, art gallery or other collection.  Tell your tester about your visit, including the methods used to display exhibits.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Collector Badge


1) Over a period of at least six months make, or add to, a collection of fossils, coins, crests, photographs, drawings of plants or animals etc.  Organise your collection and display at the test.

Carry out some research into the subject of your collection.  Perhaps you could read a book, visit a similar collection or talk to an expert.

Tell the tester why you find your hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.

2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection.  Be able to talk about it and answer questions.

3) While you are working for the badge, visit a museum, art gallery, or other collection.  Tell the tester about your visit, and describe the methods used to display the exhibits.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Collector Badge

1) Over the period of at least six months make, or add to, a collection.  Organise it and display it at the test.
Carry out some research into the subject of your collection.  Perhaps you could read a book, visit a similar collection or talk to an expert. 
Tell the tester why you find your hobby interesting and some of the things you have learnt from it.  Suggest ways in which you could develop your interest further.
2) Arrange for your Patrol to see your collection.  Be able to talk about it and answer questions.
3) Visit a museum, art gallery, or other collection.  Tell the tester about your visit, and describe the methods used to display the exhibits.
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