Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1978 Guide Handbook - Heritage Badge


1) With the help of your Patrol stage some scenes from the history of your locality, as a play, a puppet show, tableaux, or something similar.

2) Make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage.

or

Make a collection of traditional recipes of the United Kingdom and set them out attractively, e.g. in a book or on cards.

or

Draw a pictorial map of your town or country showing places of interest.

3) Visit a place of interest to which you have not been before and make an 'on the spot' record of your visit, e.g. record on tape your impressions, interviews, etc., take photographs, make sketches.  The record should be your own work and should not be a collection of 'ready made' souvenirs.

4) Find out which societies and groups in your own town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaugurate new conservation projects, or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a directory of these groups with notes on the work they are at present undertaking.

or

Study the national and local papers for six months and make a scrap book to show what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.

5) Know something of the history of the Girl Guides Association and share your knowledge with your Patrol by means of a talk, game or exhibition.

6) Have looked at some copies of The Council Fire and know something of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Heritage Badge


1) With the help of your Patrol stage some scenes from the history of your locality, as a play, a puppet show, tableaux, or something similar.

2) Make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage.

or

Make a collection of traditional recipes of the United Kingdom and set them out attractively, e.g. in a book or on cards.

or

Draw a pictorial map of your town or country showing places of interest

or

Find out about a traditional craft of the United Kingdom and bring to the test an example you have made.

3) Visit a place of interest to which you have not been before and make an 'on the spot' record of your visit, e.g. record on tape your impressions, interviews, etc., take photographs, make sketches.  The record should be your own work and should not be a collection of 'ready made' souvenirs.

4) Find out which societies and groups in your own town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaugurate new conservation projects, or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a directory of these groups with notes on the work they are at present undertaking.

or

Study the national and local papers for six months and make a scrap book to show what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.

5) Know something of the history of the Girl Guides Association and share your knowledge with your Patrol by means of a talk, game or exhibition.

6) Know something of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Heritage Badge


1) With the help of your Patrol stage some scenes from the history of your locality, as a play, a puppet show, tableaux, or something similar.

2) Make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage.

or

Make a collection of traditional recipes of the United Kingdom and set them out attractively, e.g. in a book or on cards.

or

Draw a pictorial map of your town or country showing places of interest

or

Find out about a traditional craft of the United Kingdom and bring to the test an example you have made.

3) Visit a place of interest to which you have not been before and make an 'on the spot' record of your visit, e.g. record on tape your impressions, interviews, etc., take photographs, make sketches.  The record should be your own work and should not be a collection of 'ready made' souvenirs.

4) Find out which societies and groups in your own town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaugurate new conservation projects, or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a directory of these groups with notes on the work they are at present undertaking.

or

Study the national and local papers for six months and make a scrap book to show what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.

5) Know something of the history of the Girl Guides Association and share your knowledge with your Patrol by means of a talk, game or exhibition.

6) Know something of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Heritage Badge


1) With the help of your Patrol stage some scenes from the history of your locality, as a play, a puppet show, tableaux, or something similar.

2) Make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage.

or

Make a collection of traditional recipes of the United Kingdom and set them out attractively, e.g. in a book or on cards.

or

Draw a pictorial map of your town or country showing places of interest

or

Make a traditional United Kingdom craft item and take it to the test.

3) Visit a place of interest to which you have not been before and make an 'on the spot' record of your visit, e.g. record on tape your impressions, interviews, etc., take photographs, make sketches.  The record should be your own work and should not be a collection of 'ready made' souvenirs.

4) Find out which societies and groups in your own town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaugurate new conservation projects, or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a directory of these groups with notes on the work they are at present undertaking.

or

Study the national and local papers for six months and make a scrap book to show what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.

5) Know something of the history of the Girl Guides Association and its place in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Share your knowledge with your Patrol by means of a talk, game or exhibition.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Heritage Badge


1) With the help of your Patrol stage a play, puppet show, tableaux or something similar dramatizing some scenes from the history of your locality.

2) Do one of the following:

a) make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage

b) collect traditional recipes from the United Kingdom and set them out attractively, perhaps in a book or on cards

c) draw a pictorial map of your town or county showing the places of interest

d) make a traditional United Kingdom craft item and take it to the test.

3) Visit a place of interest to which you have not been before and make an 'on the spot' record of your visit.  You could do this by recording or taping your impressions, conducting interviews, taking photographs, making sketches, and so on .  This record should be your own work and not a collection of 'ready-made' souvenirs.

4) Either

Discover which societies and groups of you town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaccurate new conservation projects or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a director of these groups with notes on the work they are at present undertaking.

or

Study the national and local papers for six months, noting what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.  Make a scrapbook of the various press cuttings.

5) Know something of the history of the Girl Guides Association and its place in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.  Give a talk, set up an exhibition or play a game to share your knowledge with your Patrol.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Heritage Badge

1) Select one of the ancient kingdoms of the British Isles.  With the help of your Patrol, and in any way you choose, show the tester what you have discovered about this antient kingdom.  You should include its:
a) language and/or dialect
b) folklore and legends
c) music, songs and dances
d) customs, ceremonies and dress
e) family names or place names.
Be able to show on a map its boundaries and present-day counties and say how much of what you have discovered we have inherited today.
2) Do one of the following:
a) Make a collection of commemorative stamps which you feel are representative of our heritage.
b) Collect traditional recipes from the United Kingdom and display them attractively, perhaps in a book or on cards.
c) Either watch on TV/video or attend one of the following:
* Trooping the Colour
* State Opening of Parliament
* Ceremony of the Keys
* Swan Upping
* Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph.
Find out about its origins and sketch or make models of the ceremonial clothes worn by some of the participants.
d) Visit a 'living museum' or go on a heritage trail.
3) The badge design is Stonehenge and a tree.  Be able to explain to a visitor from another country what Stonehenge is all about and why it is a World Heritage Site.  The tester may impersonate the visitor.
The oak and the yew have a significant part in our heritage.  Can you explain something about their importance?
4) Either:
Discover which societies and groups in your town or county work together to carry out improvements, inaugurate new conservation projects or increase public knowledge of our heritage.  Make a directory of these groups with notes on the work of their current projects.
Or
Study the national and local papers for a month, noting what efforts are being made to care for our heritage.  Make a scrapbook of relevant press cuttings.
5) Know something of the history of The Guide Association and its place in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.  Give a talk, set up an exhibition or play a game to share your knowledge with your Patrol.
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