Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1991 Guide Badge Book - Culture Level I


1) Write down details of your own cultural background.  These should include:

a) your nationality

b) the meaning of one of your names

c) your faith/religion

d) the flag of your country

2) Visit a place of historical interest in the are in which you are living.  If possible, make this visit with members of your Pack, Patrol, or unit.

3) Know about a song, dance or craft which is from your own cultural background, or local to the area in which you are living.

4) Bring to the test a type of food which is traditional in your own culture or in the area in which you are living.

5) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family group), from your own culture, and find out about their life-style.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Culture Level II


1) Find out where one or more of the adult members of your family group were born and talk to them about their life-style when they were your age, (e.g., what they wore for school, casual wear, special occasions, about their home life, meal times, cooking, washing, hobbies, customs, festivals).2) Know your own National Anthem, and be able to sing it in your first language.

3) Find out about a well-known person connected with the locality in which you are living, and find a book in your local library which refers to him or her.

4) Learn a song, dance, or craft form your own cultural background or local to the community in which you are living.

5) Cook one dish which is traditional in your own culture or the area in which you are living.

6) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family group) from your own culture about his or her faith.  Find out what they believe and why.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Culture Level III


1) Begin a record of your own family group.

2) Show in an interesting way (e.g. photographs; scrapbook; box of treasures or artefacts), the things which you think are important and show your cultural background.  Before the test show this to your Six, Patrol or unit.

3) Find out about the origin of the name of the village, district or town in which you are living.  Discover how and why it developed as it did.

4) Teach your Six, Patrol or Ranger unit a dance or craft from your own culture or locality, and tell them about its origin or meaning.

5) Cook a simple two-course meal using traditional food and/or recipes from your own culture or from the area in which you are living.

6) Talk to someone from a different cultural background and find out about their life-style.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Culture Level IV


1) Make a record of your family group going back as far as possible.

2) Make a book to give as a gift to an overseas friend.  This should show as much as possible about you and your lifestyle; your local community, and your country.

Note: This could be taken by you on a visit abroad, or given to someone to take back to their country, so watch the size and weight!

3) Tell a story or legend about your local community.

4) Make a leaflet or chart from which others could learn a dance or craft form your culture or locality.

5) Cook a simple two-course meal using food which is traditional to a culture different from your own and different from the area in which you are living.  Try to eat the meal in a traditional way (e.g., if Chinese or Japanese use chopsticks, and sit or kneel in the traditional manner).

6) Talk to someone from a different faith and cultural background and find out what he or she believes and why.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Level I


1) Write down details of your own cultural background.  These should include: 

a) your nationality

b) the meaning of one of your names

c) your faith/religion

d) the flag of your country.

2) Visit a place of historical interest in the area in which you are living.  If possible, make this visit with members of your Pack, Patrol, or Unit.

3) Know about a song, dance or craft which is from your own cultural background, or local to the area in which you are living.

4) Bring to the test a type of food which is traditional in your own culture or in the area in which you are living.

5) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family group), from your own culture, and find out about their life-style.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Level II


1) Find out where one or more of the adult members of your family group were born and talk to them about their life-style when they were your age (eg, what they wore for school, casual wear, special occasions, about their home life, meal times, cooking, washing, hobbies, customs, festivals).

2) Know your own National Anthem, and be able to sing it in your first language.

3) Find out about a well-known person connected with the locality in which you are living, and find a book in your local library which refers to him or her.

4) Learn a song, dance, or craft from your own cultural background or local to the community in which you are living.

5) Cook one dish which is traditional in your own culture or in the area in which you are living.

6) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family group), from your own culture about his or her culture about his or her faith.  Find out what they believe and why.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Level III


1) Begin a record of your own family group.

2) Show in an interesting way (eg photographs; scrapbook; box of treasures or artefacts), the things which you think are important and show your cultural background.  Before the test show this to your Six, Patrol or Unit.

3) Find out about the origin of the name of the village, district or town in which you are living.  Discover how and why it developed as it did.

4) Teach your Six, Patrol or Ranger Unit a dance or craft from your own culture or locality, and tell them about its origin or meaning.

5) Cook a simple two-course meal using traditional food and/or recipes from your own culture or from the area in which you are living.

6) Talk to someone from a different cultural background, and find out about their life-style.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Level IV


1) Make a record of your family group going back as far as possible.

2) Make a book to give as a gift to an overseas friend.  This should show as much as possible about you and your life-style; your local community, and your country.

Note: This could be taken by you on a visit abroad, or given to someone to take ack to their country, so watch the size and weigh!

3) Tell a story or legend about your local community.

4) Make a leaflet or chart from which others could learn a dance or craft from your culture or locality.

5) Cook a simple two-course meal using food which is traditional to a culture different from your own and different from the area in which you are living.  Try to eat the meal in a traditional way (eg, if Chinese or Japanese use chopsticks, and sit or kneel in the traditional manner).

6) Talk to someone from a different faith and cultural background and find out what he or she believes and why.

1995 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Badge Stage 1

1) Write down details of your own cultural background.  These should include:
a) your nationality
b) the meaning of one of your names
c) your faith or religion
d) the flag of your country
2) Visit a place of historical interest in the area in which you are living.  If possible, make this visit with members of your Six, Patrol or Unit.
3) Know about a song, dance or craft which is from your own cultural background, or local to the area in which you are living.
4) Bring to the test a type of food which is traditional in your own culture or in the area in which you are living.
5) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family) and from your own culture.  Find out about their lifestyle.
1995 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Badge Stage 2

1) Find out where one or more of the adult members of your family group were born and talk to them about their lifestyle when they were your age.  For example, you could ask the person what they wore for school, casual wear and special occasions, and about their home life, mealtimes, cooking, washing, hobbies, customs and festivals.
2) Know your own National Anthem and be able to sing it in your first language.
3) Find out about a well-known person connected with the locality in which you are living, and find a book in your local library which refers to her or him.
4) Learn a song, dance or craft from your own cultural background or local to the community in which you are living.
5) Cook a dish which is traditional in our own culture or in the area in which you are living.
6) Talk to an adult known to you (other than a member of your own family group) and from our own culture about her or his faith.  Find out what they believe and why.
1995 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Badge Stage 3

1) Begin a record of your own family group.
2) Show in an interesting way(for example, using photographs, a scrapbook, a box of treasures or artefacts) the things which you think are important and show your cultural background.  Before the test show this to your Six, Patrol or Unit.
3) Find out about the origin of the name of the village, district or town in which you are living.  Discover how and why it developed as it did.
4) Teach your Six, Patrol or Unit a dance or craft from your own culture or locality, and tell them about its origin or meaning.
5) Cook a simple two-course meal using traditional food and/or recipes from your own culture or from the area in which you are living.
6) Talk to someone from a different cultural background and find out about their lifestyle.
1995 Brownie Badge Book - Culture Badge Stage 4

1) Make a record of your family group, going back as far as possible.
2) Make a book to give as a gift to an overseas friend.  This should show as much as possible about you and your lifestyle, your local community and your country.  This could be taken by you on a visit abroad, or given to someone to take back to their country, so watch the size and weight!
3) Tell a story or legend about your local community.
4) Make a leaflet or chart from which others could learn a dance or craft from your culture or locality.
5) Cook a simple two-course meal using food which is traditional to a culture different from your own and from the area in which you are living.  Try to eat the meal in a traditional way (for example, for a Chinese or Japanese meal, use chopsticks and sit or kneel in the traditional manner).
6) Talk to someone from a different faith and cultural background and find out what she or he believes and why.
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