Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1977 Brownie Handbook - Highway Badge


Brownies Are Wide Awake

Know and understand the first and last verses of the National Anthem; or know how the Union Flag is made up; or know the story of your town's coat-of-arms; or be able to describe an interesting place near your home.

Brownies Keep Fit

Make up for yourself a new Challenge connected with ball, rope or balancing, etc.; or swim 18 metres (20 yards); or skate forwards and backwards in good style.

Brownies Do Their Best

Help in your place of worship in some special way; or make up, write, and illustrate a prayer for use in the Pack; or help to make a Pack Prayer Book; or make a 'Thank You God' chart.

Brownies Make Things

Take part in an entertainment by singing, acting, dancing, reciting, playing an instrument or working a puppet, either alone or with others; or make up a story, poem, or playlet, and use it to give pleasure to someone.

Brownies Are Friendly

Know the names of Brownies from five other countries and describe their uniforms and badges and be able to tell them about the Guides.

Brownies Lend A Hand

Know four ways of helping to keep your own home safe; or be able to deal with clothes on fire; or show that you can look after a small child on a busy road; or know how to prevent simple cuts, grazes and nose bleeds from becoming words.

Brownies Help At Home

Make and serve a good cup of tea; or make a salad or trifle; or fry a piece of bread with egg, sausage or bacon; or make scones or cakes.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors

Set a compass and know 8 points; or make a simple map showing the nearest police station, chemist's shop, hospital, telephone, post office, garage, and filling station, to your home or Pack meeting-place; or signal messages to someone who is out of hearing; or know how to use a bus time-table.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Highway Badge


Brownies Are Wide Awake

Know the Country Code and the reasons for each part of it or know and understand the first and last verses of the National Anthem; or know how the Union Flag is made up; or know the story of your town's coat-of-arms; or be able to describe an interesting place near your home.

Brownies Keep Fit

Make up for yourself a new Challenge connected with ball, rope or balancing, etc.; or swim 18 metres (20 yards); or skate forwards and backwards in good style, or ride a pony in good style.

Brownies Do Their Best

Help in your place of worship in some special way; or make up, write, and illustrate a prayer for use in the Pack; or help to make a Pack Prayer Book; or make a 'Thank You God' chart.

Brownies Make Things

Take part in an entertainment by singing, acting, dancing, reciting, playing an instrument or working a puppet, either alone or with others; or make up a story, poem, or playlet, and use it to give pleasure to someone.

Brownies Are Friendly

Know the names of Brownies from five other countries and describe their uniforms and badges and be able to tell them about the Guide Company to which you will soon belong, or one which is near your home.

Brownies Lend A Hand

Know four ways of helping to keep your own home safe; or be able to deal with clothes on fire; or show that you can look after a small child on a busy road; or know how to prevent simple cuts, grazes and nose bleeds from becoming words.

Brownies Help At Home

Make and serve a good cup of tea; or make a salad or trifle; or fry a piece of read with egg, sausage or bacon; or make scones or cakes; or do any other useful cookery.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors

Set a compass and know 8 points; or make a simple map showing the nearest police station, chemist's shop, hospital, telephone, post office, garage, and filling station, to your home or Pack meeting-place; or signal messages to someone who is out of hearing; or know how to use a bus time-table.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Highway Badge


Brownies Are Wide Awake

Know the Country Code and the reasons for each part of it or know and understand the first and last verses of the National Anthem; or know how the Union Flag is made up; or know the story of your town's coat-of-arms; or be able to describe an interesting place near your home.

Brownies Keep Fit

Make up for yourself a new Challenge connected with ball, rope or balancing etc; or swim 18 metres (20 yards); or skate forwards and backwards in good style; or ride a pony in good style.

Brownies Do Their Best

Help in your place of worship in some special way; or make up, write and illustrate a prayer for use in the Pack; or help to make a Pack Prayer Book; or make a 'Thank You, God' chart.

Brownies Make Things

Take part in an entertainment by singing, acting, dancing, reciting, playing an instrument or working a puppet, either alone or with others; or make up a story, poem, or playlet, and use it to give pleasure to someone.

Brownies Are Friendly

Know the names of Brownies from five other countries and describe their uniforms and badges and be able to tell them about the Guide Company to which you will soon belong, or one which is near your home.

Brownies Lend A Hand

Know four ways of helping to keep your own home safe; or be able to deal with clothes on fire; or show that you can look after a small child on a busy road; or know how to prevent simple cuts, grazes and nose bleeds from becoming worse.

Brownies Help At Home

Make and serve a good cup of tea; or make a salad or trifle; or fry a piece of bread with egg, sausage or bacon; or make scones or cakes; or do any other useful cookery.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors

Set a compass and know 8 points; or make a simple map showing the nearest police station, chemist's shop, hospital, telephone, post office, garage, and filling station, to your home or Pack meeting-place; or signal messages to someone who is out of hearing; or know how to use a bus time-table.

1987 Brownie Handbook - Highway


Brownies Are Wide Awake

Do at least one of the following:

a) Learn the first and last verses of the National Anthem.

b) Learn how the Union Flag is made up.  Know the country emblems and the stories o the Saints.

c) Learn the Country Code and the reason for each part.

d) Find out about the story of your town's coat-of-arms.

e) Describe an interesting place near your home.

Or learn something else of interest or importance about where you live.

Brownies Keep Healthy

Make a poster warning against the harm caused by smoking, drinking too much alcohol, or becoming addicted to drugs or solvents.

Do one of the following:

a) Walk a figure of eight balancing a ball on a book.  Try using the hand you don't write with.

b) Make up a sequence of three or four different skipping steps.

c) With a bat, hit a ball that has been bowled to you, four times out of five.

d) Show that you have made progress in a sport which interests you, e.g. swimming, skating or riding.

Or Challenge yourself in some other form of exercise.

And, ever day for a week, Wash your face morning and night, clean teeth after meals, brush hair at least twice a day, have at least 8 hours sleep, eat some fresh fruit or salad.

Brownies Do Their Best

For more than one week, do the following:

a) Help in your place of worship in some special way, e.g. cleaning.

b) Make up, write down and illustrate prayers for the Pack or Pack Prayer Book.

c) Make up and illustrate a Thank You God Chart.

d) With the Pack, take part in a Good Turn Venture.

Or Think about the first part of your Promise and Do Your Best in some other way.

Brownies Make Things

Do one or more of the following:

a) Take part in an entertainment by singing, acting, miming, dancing, reciting, playing an instrument or working a puppet, either alone or with others.

b) With your family, school or Brownie Pack, take part in a theatre visit.  Write or talk about it at a Pack Meeting.

c) Make up a story, poem or short play and use it to give pleasure to someone.

d) Make an article for a gift.

e) Try a craft new to you, e.g. weaving, embroidery or papier-mache.

Or Challenge yourself to be creative in some other way.

Brownies Are Friendly

Do one of the following:

a) Find out about the World Badge and, on a map point out ten countries where there are Brownies.

b) Make a scrap book about another country where there are Brownies.

c) Find out how Guiding began and make a display about it to show to your Six.

Or Challenge yourself in some other way to learn more about Brownies abroad.

Brownies Lend A Hand

Do a Good Turn every day, and do one of the following:

a) Learn how to prevent simple cuts, grazes, and nose bleeds from becoming worse.

b) Learn how to deal with clothes on fire and how to treat simple burns.

c) When out in the area where you live, make a list of the hazards you can find.

Or Lend a Hand to prevent accidents or give first aid in some other way.

Brownies Help At Home

Do two or more of the following:

a) Make scones or cakes or make something useful from a recipe.

b) Defrost or clearn out the refrigerator.

c) Help an adult to clean a car.

d) Learn to repair clothes and sew on a button or badge.

e) Learn to iron a simple garment safely and learn the meanings of the symbols on clothes labels.

Or Help at Home in some other way.

Brownies Have Fun Out-Of-Doors

Choose and do one of the following:

a) Set a compass and know eight of its points.

b) Make a simple map showing the area surrounding your Pack Meeting place or your home.  Give directions that would be useful to a stranger, e.g. to the nearest shop, the nearest telephone or to the hospital.

c) Send a secret message to someone who is out of hearing range, using signals or codes.

d) Read a bus or train timetable and know the 24-hour clock.

e) With your parents' permission, take care of a garden, window box or tub.

Or Do something else that will help you to Have Fun Out-Of-Doors.

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