Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1918 Guide Handbook - Observer - Blue-Intelligence

Study of animals, birds, plants, etc.  Tracking and Kim's Game.

1920 Guide Handbook - Observer


Study of Animals, birds, plants, etc.  Tracking and Kim's Game.

1921 POR - Observer Badge


Must know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wlld); Or birds; Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Must be able to distinguish mushrooms from poisonous toadstools, and know the dangers of eating the latter.  (Alternative to mushroom test, for town girls only: Know the seasons at which different knids of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices).

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Must be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals just as much as to human beings."

1924 POR - Observer Badge


Must know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); Or birds; Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Must be able to distinguish mushrooms from poisonous toadstools, and know the dangers of eating the latter.  (Alternative to mushroom test, for town girls only: Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices).

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Must be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals just as much as to human beings."

1930 POR - Observer Badge


Must know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); 

Or birds; 

Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices.

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Must be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals just as much as to human beings."

1931 POR - Observer Badge


Must know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); 

Or birds; 

Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices.

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Must be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals just as much as to human beings."

1932 POR - Observer Badge


Know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); 

Or birds; 

Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices.

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals as well as to human beings."

1935 POR - Observer Badge


Must know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); 

Or birds; 

Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruit and vegetables can be obtained in the greengrocers' shops and their approximate prices.

Must be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Must be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window", or "advertisement hoarding".

(Special promise to be made by Observer - "I promise to do good turns to animals as well as to human beings."

1938 POR - Observer Badge


Know something of the history and habits of five British animals (wild); 

Or birds;

Or know the names and appearance of 20 British flowers or trees; and what common plants (berries, etc.) are poisonous to animals and human beings.

Know the seasons at which different kinds of fruits and vegetables can be obtained, and their approximate prices.

Be able to track (by landmarks, compass, direction or ground signs).

Be able to play Kim's Game, "shop window," or "advertisement hoarding."

1939 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know something of the habits of either: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds

or

Know the names and appearance of:

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (either compass directions, or signs made on the ground, or land marks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with only 20 per cent error.

1943 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know something of the habits of either: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds

or

Know the names and appearance of:

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (either compass directions, or signs made on the ground, or land marks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with only 20 per cent error.

1947 POR - Observer Badge


1) have observed the appearance and know something of the habits of either: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

Know the name and appearance of:

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetable, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (either compass directions, or signs made on the ground, or land marks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with only 20 per cent error.

1950 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know something of the habits of either: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

Know the name and appearance of:

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetable, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (either compass directions, or signs made on the ground, or land marks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with only 20 per cent error.

1953 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know something of the habits of either: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

Know the name and appearance of:

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetable, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (either compass directions, or signs made on the ground, or land marks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with only 20 per cent error.

1957 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know the name and (if animals or birds) something of the habits of: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (i.e. compass directions, signs made on the ground, landmarks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with not more than 20 per cent error.

1960 POR - Observer Badge


1) Have observed the appearance and know the name and (if animals or birds) something of the habits of: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (i.e. compass directions, signs made on the ground, landmarks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with not more than 20 per cent error.

1961 (July) POR - Observer Badge

1) Have observed the appearance and know the name and (if animals or birds) something of the habits of: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yards away, by following directions given her by the tester (i.e. compass directions, signs made on the ground, landmarks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with not more than 20 per cent error.

1964 (March) POR - Observer Badge

1) Have observed the appearance and know the name and (if animals or birds) something of the habits of: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yds away, by following directions given by the tester (i.e. compass directions, signs made on the ground, landmarks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with not more than 20 per cent error.

1965 (July) POR - Observer Badge

1) Have observed the appearance and know the name and (if animals or birds) something of the habits of: 

a) Five animals or

b) Five birds or

c) Six spring, six summer and six autumn flowers, or vegetables, or

d) Twelve trees or shrubs.

2) Find her way to an unknown spot, not more than 300 yds away, by following directions given by the tester (i.e. compass directions, signs made on the ground, landmarks, or a combination of these).

3) Play Kim's Game, "Shop Window" or "Advertisement Hoarding" with not more than 20 per cent error.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Discoverer Badge


1) Observe seven living animals, and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.

2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a spot unknown to you.

To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, or look for growing trees or bushes or for landmarks.  You may have to do any or more than one of these things.

Keep your eyes wide open to notice things and to discover the way.  The place you must find will not be more than 300 metres away.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Discoverer Badge


1) Observe seven living animals, and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.

2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a spot unknown to you.

To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, or look for growing trees or bushes or for landmarks.  You may have to do any or more than one of these things.

Keep your eyes wide open to notice things and to discover the way.  The place you must find will not be more than 300 metres away.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Discoverer Badge

1) Observe seven living animals, and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.
2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a spot unknown to you which will not be more than 300 metres away.
To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, or look for growing trees or bushes or landmarks.  You may have to do any or more than one of these things.
3) Show during the test that you know the Country Code.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Discoverer Badge


1) Observe seven living animals, and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.

2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a spot unknown to you which will not be more than 300 metres away.

To do this you may have to use a compass, following signs on the ground, or look for growing trees or bushes or for landmarks.  You may have to do any or more than one of these things.

3) Show during the test that you know the Country Code.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Discoverer Badge

1) Observe seven living animals, and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.
2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a spot unknown to you which will not be more than 300 metres away.
To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, or look for growing trees or bushes or for landmarks.  You may have to do any or more than one of these things.
3) Show during the tester that you know the Country Code.

1991 Brownie Badge Book - Discoverer Badge


1) Observe seven living animals and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.

2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a place unknown to you.  this will not be more than 300 metres away.  To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, look for landmarks or growing trees or bushes.  The tester may ask you to do any one of more of these things.

3) During the test show that you know the Country Code.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Discoverer Badge


1) Observe seven living animals and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.

2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a place unknown to you.  This will not be more than 300 metres away.  To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground, look for landmarks or growing trees or bushes.  The tester may ask you to do any one or more of these things.

3) During the test show that you know the Country Code.

1995 Brownie Badge Book - Discoverer Badge

1) Observe seven living creatures and seven living plants.  Be able to name and discover something of interest about each of them.
2) Following directions you have been given, take your tester to a place unknown to you.  This will not be more than 300m away.  To do this you may have to use a compass, follow signs on the ground or look for landmarks (which might be natural ones or buildings etc.).  The tester may ask you to do any one or more of these things.
3) During the test show that you know the Country Code, the Highway Code (as it applies to pedestrians) or the Blue Cross Code, whichever is most suitable to the area of your test.
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