Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1977 Brownie Handbook - Footpath Badge


Brownies are Wide Awake:

Become more Wide Awake in games using your eyes, ears, nose, fingers or brains well.

Brownies Keep Fit:

Learn how to look after one part of yourself such as your teeth, hair, nails or skin.  Keep a chart to show how you have done this for a week.

Brownies Do Their Best:

For a week: practice Doing Your Best in one way which you have thougth out especially for yourself, such as smiling every time you want to grumble, or being unfussy at every meal, or thanking God for something different every day, or in some other way challenge yourself to do your best.

Brownies Make Things:

Make something involving painting or modelling, working by yourself or with others.

Brownies Are Friendly:

Help your Six to make or do something well, or take part in a Six game.

Brownies Lend A Hand:

Do a different Good Turn every day for a week.

Brownies Help At Home:

Do a cleaning or tidying job such as cleaning brass, polishing furniture, clearing and stacking dishes, washing-up.  Fill in a chart in your Record Book to show that you have done this over a period of time.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors:

Make a collection of nature objects such as leaves, shells, cones or twigs, or make a weather chart.  Arrange the specimens attractively and name them.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Footpath Badge


Brownies are Wide Awake:

Become more Wide Awake in games using your eyes, ears, nose, fingers or brains well.

Brownies Keep Fit:

Learn how to look after one part of yourself such as your teeth, hair, nails or skin.  Keep a chart to show how you have done this for a week.  OR

Throw a bean bag to land 4 times out of 6 in a box 4 metres away, OR

Keep a whip top spinning for 20 strokes, OR

Skip 20 times turning the rope backwards, OR

Bounce a ball 25 times without a break.

Brownies Do Their Best:

For a week: practice Doing Your Best in one way which you have thougth out especially for yourself, OR

Smile every time you want to grumble, OR

Be unfussy at every meal, OR

Thanks God for something different every day.

Brownies Make Things:

Make something involving painting or modelling, working by yourself or with others.

Brownies Are Friendly:

Help your Six to make or do something well, OR

Learn a game played by Brownies in another country.

Brownies Lend A Hand:

Do a different Good Turn every day for a week, OR

Take part well in a Good Turn Venture.

Brownies Help At Home:

Do a cleaning or tidying job such as cleaning brass, polishing furniture, clearing and stacking dishes, washing-up.  Fill in a chart in your Record Book to show that you have done this over a period of time or that you have done some special cleaning or tidying in a Venture.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors:

Make a collection of nature objects such as leaves, shells, cones or twigs, OR

Make a weather chart.

Arrange the specimens attractively and name them, or use them as part of a Venture.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Footpath Badge


Brownies are Wide Awake:

Become more Wide Awake in games using your eyes, ears, nose, fingers or brains well.

Brownies Keep Fit:

Learn to look after one part of yourself such as your teeth, hair, nails or skin.  Keep a chart to show how you have done this for a week.  or

Throw a bean bag to land 4 times out of 6 in a box 4 metres away or keep a whip top spinning for 20 strokes or skip 20 times turning the rope backwards or bounce a ball 25 times without a break.

Brownies Do Their Best:

For a week: practice Doing Your Best in one way which you have thought out especially for yourself or smile every time you want to grumble or be unfussy at every meal or thank God for something different every day.

Brownies Make Things:

Make something involving painting or modelling, working by yourself or with others.

Brownies Are Friendly:

Help your Six to make or do something well or learn a game played by Brownies in another country.

Brownies Lend A Hand:

Do a different Good Turn every day for a week or take part well in a Good Turn Venture.

Brownies Help At Home:

Do a cleaning or tidying job such as cleaning brass, polishing furniture, clearing and stacking dishes, washing up.  Fill in a chart in your Record Book to show that you have done this over a period of time or that you have done some special cleaning or tidying in a Venture.

Brownies Have Fun Out Of Doors:

Make a collection of nature objects such as leaves, shells, cones or twigs or make a weather chart.  Arrange the specimens attractively and name them, or use them as part of a venture.

1987 Brownie Handbook - Footpath Badge


Brownies Are Wide Awake

a) Go for an 'I spy' walk looking for different kinds of birds, flowers, chimney pots, TV aerials, signs of the seasons or anything else of interest.

b) Find out what the names of the different Brownie badges shown are by asking Brownies who wear them.

c) Spot the dangers and possible good turns in the picture.

d) Take part in a game using your senses - touching, listening, looking or smelling.

Or complete your Wide Awake Challenge in some other way.

Brownies Keep Healthy

a) Throw a bean bag to land four times out of six in a box, positioned as far away from you as possible.

b) Learn to skip backwards.

c) See how many times you can bounce a ball without a break.  Challenge yourself to improve.

d) Jump the Blob.

Or challenge yourself with any other way of keeping yourself fit and healthy.

Make a special effort to look after either your nails or your teeth or your hair this week.

Brownies Do Their Best

For a week do your best in two of the following:

a) Smile every time you want to grumble or are hurt.

b) Eat your food without complaining.

c) Thank God for something every day.

d) Go to bed when you are told.

e) Do a job you don't like.

f) Be kind to someone who is sick.

Or do your best in some other way you don't find easy.

Brownies Make Things

At a Brownie meeting make one of the following:

a) A greetings card

b) A decoration, e.g. for Christmas or New Year.

c) A toy.

d) A model.

e) Help your Six make up a poem or mime.

Or make anything else you choose.

Brownies Are Friendly

Do one of the following:

a) Play a Brownie game or sing a Brownie song from another country.

b) Hear, tell or read a story from another country in which there are Brownies.

c) Find out what is special about February 22nd.

Or work out another Challenge with your Guider.

Brownies Lend A Hand

Do a different Good Turn each day for a week.

Also do one of the following:

a) Take part in a Good Turn Venture with your Pack.

b) Do a special job for your Guider.

c) Make, wash or mend some Pack equipment.

Or make up your own Lend A Hand Challenge.

Brownies Help At Home

Choose and do two of the following:

a) Help with washing up or laying a table.

b) Clean shoes or muddy boots.

c) Clean out a bath or shower.

d) Make sandwiches.

Or do some other helpful job.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors.

Do one of the following:

a) Using natural materials make a gift.

b) Name five birds, or five flowers, or five trees which you have seen and find out something about them.

c) Make a weather chart.

Or Enjoy yourself out-of-doors in some other way.

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