Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1981 Guide Handbook - Green Trefoil Badge


Make progress in keeping each of the Eight Points:

Thinking For Yourself

Keeping Fit

Keeping the Guide Law

Exploring The Arts

Getting To Know People

Giving Service

Becoming A Homemaker

Enjoying The Out Of Doors

1983 Guide Handbook - Green Trefoil


Again it will take twelve months before you gain your Green Trefoil Badge.  In order to gain this badge you need to:

1) Take as full a part as possible in everything your Patrol does during the twelve months.  If possible take a really responsible part in some of these activities.

2) Gain at least two badges (perhaps one of these could be a Service Badge, or a Patrol Purpose Patch or one of the Religious Knowledge Badges).

3) Challenge yourself to learn something really new during the twelve months in the sphere of cookery, music, art of craft.

4) Join in a Service Project with your Patrol or your Unit.

5) Meet a challenge set by your Guider or Patrol Leader's Council.

6) Set yourself targets choosing suggestions from the list below - of course these will be different from any you chose for your Yellow Badge.  Write your targets down.  

Note: As soon as you have reached one target set yourself another and see how many targets you can reach in the twelve months.

Near the end of the twelve months tell your Patrol about the targets you have reached.  Talk over with your Guider the progress you feel you made in working for these targets and how you have tried to keep your Promise during the year.

* Take a series of photographs, arrange them in an interesting way, and show them to your Patrol.

* Grow some vegetables.

* Discover the price differences in four shops of sugar, margarine, soap-powder and tea.  (Use brands you use at home).

* Blindfold yourself and help pitch a tent.

* find out about a major manufacturing company in your area and what they make.

* Find out five places of interest near to you.  Visit them, and be ready to show a friend or a visitor round them.

* Write a letter to an elderly relative or friend of the family who lives alone.

* With your Patrol visit an art gallery, museum, exhibition, etc., and recount your visit in an interesting way to the rest of your Unit or another Patrol.

* Cook a homemade pie and share it with your Patrol.

* Make and fly a kite.

* Find out and compare the types of hair and styles of the members of your Patrol.  Discover which shampoos and styles suit each other best.

* Make a campfire song book with words and music.

* Make up a new game.  Try it on your own Patrol first, then let other Patrols try it too.

* Help with a money-raising effort for a good cause.

* Practise wrapping up parcels, both in gift wraps and for posting.

* Ice a cake.

* Collect at least fifty proverbs.

* Make a Patrol mascot.

* Do a good turn for your place of worship.

* Make a list of useful telephone numbers and keep it handy.

* Start or add to a Patrol Prayer Book.

* Work out a story in sound and 'tell' it to another Patrol.

* Go and look at a row of houses, and decide which one you would like to live in and why.

* Practise making fake wounds and learn how to treat them.

* Learn a 'magic trick' and try it out on your Patrol.

* Find North by three different methods - not using a compass.

* Make a simple first aid kit for your Patrol Box or your home.  Be sure you know how to use the contents.

* Make a puppet, and practice using it.

* Work out a fitness challenge for yourself to cover at least a month.

* Learn to knit or crochet.

* Draw or paint a picture with the pencil or paintbrush held in your mouth or between your toes.

1988 Trefoil Badges Supplement to Guide Handbook


It will take twelve months before you can gain your Green Trefoil Badge.  In order to gain this badge you need to:

1) Take as full a part as possible in everything your Patrol does during the twelve months.  If possible take on a responsible role in some of these activities.

2) Gain at least two badges (perhaps one of these could be: a Service Badge, a Patrol Purpose Patch, one of the Religious Knowledge Badges, or a Patrol Interest Pennant.

3) Choose four of the following, two from each section, and show you can do one from each section really well.

a) I) Cook a dish from another country and share it with your Patrol.

ii) Learn a dance, game, song or craft and share it with your Patrol or Company.

iii) Pursue an interest or hobby for at least 3 months and be prepared to talk about it with your Guider.

b) I) Light a fire out-of-doors and cook on it.

ii) Know your neighbourhood well enough to be able to direct someone to local destinations.

iii) Help your Patrol to pitch a tent, and be able to name its different parts or using at least two different knots or lashings make a gadget.

4) Meet a challenge set by your Guider or Patrol Leaders' Council.

5) Set yourself targets, choosing from the list below, of course these will be different form any you chose for your Yellow Badge.  At least one of these should be a Service Project with your Patrol or Company.  Write your targets down.

Note: As soon as you have reached one target, set yourself another.  Aim to cover at least one target from each of the Eight Points.

Near the end of the twelve months, tell your Patrol what you have done whilst working for this Trefoil Badge.  Talk over with your Guider the progress you feel you have made and how you have tried to keep your Promise during the year.

* Take a series of photographs, arrange them in an interesting way, and show them to your Patrol.

* Grow some vegetables.

* Discover the price differences in four shops of sugar, margarine, soap-powder and tea.  (Use brands you use at home).

* Blindfold yourself and help pitch a tent.

* find out about a major manufacturing company in your area and what they make.

* Find out five places of interest near to you.  Visit them, and be ready to show a friend or a visitor round them.

* Write a letter to an elderly relative or friend of the family who lives alone.

* With your Patrol visit an art gallery, museum, exhibition, etc., and recount your visit in an interesting way to the rest of your Unit or another Patrol.

* Cook a homemade pie and share it with your Patrol.

* Make and fly a kite.

* Find out and compare the types of hair and styles of the members of your Patrol.  Discover which shampoos and styles suit each other best.

* Make a campfire song book with words and music.

* Make up a new game.  Try it on your own Patrol first, then let other Patrols try it too.

* Help with a money-raising effort for a good cause.

* Practise wrapping up parcels, both in gift wraps and for posting.

* Ice a cake.

* Collect at least fifty proverbs.

* Make a Patrol mascot.

* Do a good turn for your place of worship.

* Make a list of useful telephone numbers and keep it handy.

* Start or add to a Patrol Prayer Book.

* Work out a story in sound and 'tell' it to another Patrol.

* Go and look at a row of houses, and decide which one you would like to live in and why.

* Practise making fake wounds and learn how to treat them.

* Learn a 'magic trick' and try it out on your Patrol.

* Find North by three different methods - not using a compass.

* Make a simple first aid kit for your Patrol Box or your home.  Be sure you know how to use the contents.

* Make a puppet, and practice using it.

* Work out a fitness challenge for yourself to cover at least a month.

* Learn to knit or crochet.

* Draw or paint a picture with the pencil or paintbrush held in your mouth or between your toes.

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