Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1938 (May) issue "The Guider" - Observer Badge


Hold a certificate signed by her parent, guardian or a member of the staff, saying that she has shown courtesy to others, and noticed little things that she could do to help during the previous three months.

Do any four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent marks in Kim's Game.

2) Gain 75 per cent marks in any listening game.

3) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and be able to describe them correctly later, i.e. shutting window, moving chair, etc.

4) Notice how a room is arranged and be able to describe it the following day.

5) Describe the clothing and appearance of two people who visit the house and institution, or give a description of their conversation, voice and manner.

1938 POR - Observer Badge


Hold a certificate signed by her parent, guardian or a member of the staff, saying that she has shown courtesy to others, and noticed little things that she could do to help during the previous three months.

Do any four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent marks in Kim's Game.

2) Gain 75 per cent marks in any listening game.

3) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and be able to describe them correctly later, i.e. shutting window, moving chair, etc.

4) Notice how a room is arranged and be able to describe it the following day.

5) Describe the clothing and appearance of two people who visit the house and institution, or give a description of their conversation, voice and manner.

1939 POR - Observer Badge


Hold a certificate signed by her parent, guardian or a member of the staff, saying that she has shown courtesy to others, and noticed little things that she could do to help during the previous three months.

Do any four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent marks in Kim's Game.

2) Gain 75 per cent marks in any listening game.

3) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and be able to describe them correctly later, i.e. shutting window, moving chair, etc.

4) Notice how a room is arranged and be able to describe it the following day.

5) Describe the clothing and appearance of two people who visit the house and institution, or give a description of their conversation, voice and manner.

1943 POR - Observer Badge


Hold a certificate signed by her parent, guardian or a member of the staff, saying that she has shown courtesy to others, and noticed little things that she could do to help during the previous three months.

Do any four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent marks in Kim's Game.

2) Gain 75 per cent marks in any listening game.

3) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and describe them correctly later, i.e. shutting window, moving chair, etc.

4) Notice how a room is arranged and describe it the following day.

5) Describe the clothing and appearance of two people who visit the house or institution, or give a description of their conversation, voice and manner.

1947 POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the Guide, to reach Captain before the test, stating that her practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

At the test she must write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the last two months.

Do four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or in distinguishing objects by touch or smell.

2) Be able to draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, an ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, and put in the principal veins.

3) Be able to describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

4) Watch a plant from the time it first appears till after it has flowered and make accurate notes of its development.  At the test be able to describe the flower in detail.

5) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then be able to answer questions about it.  (The people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc.

or for Blind Guides

Study a statuette, a doll, or a piece of inlay work or a chased metal object for five minutes, and then be able to describe it accurately.

6) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and describe them correctly and in detail after an interval of time.

or

Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what has happened.

1950 POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the Guide, to reach Captain before the test, stating that her practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

At the test she must write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the last two months.

Do four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or in distinguishing objects by touch or smell.

2) Be able to draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, an ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, and put in the principal veins.

3) Be able to describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

4) Watch a plant from the time it first appears till after it has flowered and make accurate notes of its development.  At the test be able to describe the flower in detail.

5) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then be able to answer questions about it.  (The people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc.

or for Blind Guides

Study a statuette, a doll, or a piece of inlay work or a chased metal object for five minutes, and then be able to describe it accurately.

6) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and describe them correctly and in detail after an interval of time.

or

Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what has happened.

1953 POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the Guide, to reach Captain before the test, stating that her practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

At the test she must write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the last two months.

Do four of the following:

1) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or in distinguishing objects by touch or smell.

2) Be able to draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, an ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, and put in the principal veins.

3) Be able to describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

4) Watch a plant from the time it first appears till after it has flowered and make accurate notes of its development.  At the test be able to describe the flower in detail.

5) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then be able to answer questions about it.  (The people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc.

or for Blind Guides

Study a statuette, a doll, or a piece of inlay work or a chased metal object for five minutes, and then be able to describe it accurately.

6) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes and describe them correctly and in detail after an interval of time.

or

Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what has happened.

1957 POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the candidate is to be sent to her Captain before the test, stating that her practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

1) Write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the previous two months.

2) Pass four of the following clauses:

a) i) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or

ii) Distinguish by touch or smell 75 per cent of given objects.

b) Draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, and put in the principal veins.

c) Describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

d) Observe and make accurate notes on the development of a plant from the time it first appears until after it has flowered.  Describe the flower in detail at the test.

e) i) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then answer questions about it.  (The people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc. or 

ii) Blind Guides: Study for five minutes and then describe accurately one of the following: a statuette, a doll, or a piece of inlay work, a chased metal object.

f) i) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes; after an interval of time describe them accurately in detail; or

ii) Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what happened.

1960 POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the candidate is to be sent to her Captain before the test, stating that her practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

1) Write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the previous two months.

2) Pass four of the following clauses:

a) i) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or

ii) Distinguish by touch or smell 75 per cent of given objects.

b) Draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, and put in the principal veins.

c) Describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

d) Observe and make accurate notes on the development of a plant from the time it first appears until after it has flowered.  Describe the flower in detail at the test.

e) i) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then answer questions about it.  (The people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc. or 

ii) Blind Guides: Study for five minutes and then describe accurately one of the following: a statuette, a doll, or a piece of inlay work, a chased metal object.

f) i) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes; after an interval of time describe them accurately in detail; or

ii) Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what happened.

1961 (July) POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the candidate is to be sent to her Captain before the test, stating that the candidate's practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

1) Write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the previous two months.

2) Pass four of the following clauses:

a) i) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or

ii) Distinguish by touch or smell 75 per cent of given objects.

b) Draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, putting in the principal veins.

c) Describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

d) Observe and make accurate notes on the development of a plant from the time it first appears until after it has flowered.  Describe the flower in detail at the test.

e) i) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then answer questions about it.  (e.g. the people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc. or 

ii) Blind Guides: Study for five minutes and then describe accurately one of the following: a statuette, a doll, a piece of inlay work, a chased metal object.

f) i) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes; after an interval of time describe them accurately in detail; or

ii) Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what happened.

1961 (July) POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the candidate is to be sent to her Captain before the test, stating that the candidate's practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

1) Write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the previous two months.

2) Pass four of the following clauses:

a) i) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or

ii) Distinguish by touch or smell 75 per cent of given objects.

b) Draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, putting in the principal veins.

c) Describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

d) Observe and make accurate notes on the development of a plant from the time it first appears until after it has flowered.  Describe the flower in detail at the test.

e) i) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then answer questions about it.  (e.g. the people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc. or 

ii) Blind Guides: Study for five minutes and then describe accurately one of the following: a statuette, a doll, a piece of inlay work, a chased metal object.

f) i) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes; after an interval of time describe them accurately in detail; or

ii) Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what happened.

1965 (July) POR - Observer Badge


A certificate from the grown-up person who has most to do with the candidate is to be sent to her Captain before the test, stating that the candidate's practice in observation is making her courteous, and that she notices little ways in which she can help others.

1) Write or tell about small acts of courtesy which she has seen done or read about during the previous two months.

2) Pass four of the following clauses:

a) i) Gain 75 per cent. in any variety of Kim's Game, or

ii) Distinguish by touch or smell 75 per cent of given objects.

b) Draw from memory the outline of an oak leaf, ivy leaf and sycamore leaf, putting in the principal veins.

c) Describe fully from her own observation, the way any two animals stand, walk, rest, and eat, and give any other characteristics of animals chosen.

d) Observe and make accurate notes on the development of a plant from the time it first appears until after it has flowered.  Describe the flower in detail at the test.

e) i) Study a picture at the test for five minutes and then answer questions about it.  (e.g. the people in it, the story it tells, the arrangement of light and shade, etc. or 

ii) Blind Guides: Study for five minutes and then describe accurately one of the following: a statuette, a doll, a piece of inlay work, a chased metal object.

f) i) Observe the actions of a person in a room for five minutes; after an interval of time describe them accurately in detail; or

ii) Listen to a person performing a series of actions and then write down or tell the story of what happened.

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