Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1930 POR - Sea Service Star


I Character

Must have been an active member of a Guide or Ranger Company for 18 months.

Must have passed the Able Sea Guide test.

Must have shown to the satisfaction of the Court of Honour that she has tried to be a good exponent of the ideals of Guiding in practical daily life and that she has a sense of responsibility for herself and for the safety and well-being of others.

Must, unless under very special circumstances, have paid in regularly to some savings bank for six months.  (This to include regular payment to camp fund or similar forms of saving.)

II Intelligence

Must show a knowledge of the ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marines and of various types of craft.  now the flags of the new International Code of Signals.

Must be able correctly to follow a one mile to an inch Ordnance map and find her way across country by compass and map for a distance of not less than two miles.

Must have passed the Boatswain's test and any two of the following:-

1st Class Signaller.  Probationer.  Rescuer.  Astronomer.  Senior Cook.  Sportswoman.  First-aider.  Swimming as in Cadet Ranger star.

Sea Ranger First Class

III Handicraft

Must be able to do simple carpentering, making three articles useful for camp or home.

IV Health 

Must have passed the Swimmer's test.

V Service

Train a recruit.

e able to guide a stranger to the parish church, town hall (or village hall), fire and police stations, nearest P.O., doctor, chemist, garage and principal food and provision merchants.  Describe the architecture and know the history of the parish church and any interesting buildings in the neighbourhood, or

Draw at examination a rough sketch which would enable a stranger to find his way from any one given point to another, within a radius of half a mile from the Guides' Headquarters (For country Guides - one mile.)

1931 POR - Sea Service Star


I - Character

Must have been an active member of a Guide or Ranger company for 18 months.

Must have passed the Able Sea Ranger test.

Must have shown to the satisfaction of the Court of Honour that she has tried to be a good exponent of the ideals of Guiding in practical daily life and that she has a sense of responsibility for herself and for the safety and wellbeing of others.

Must, unless under very special circumstances, have paid in regularly to some savings bank for six months.  (This to include regular payment to camp fund or similar forms of saving.

II - Intelligence

Must show a knowledge of the ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marines, and of various types of craft.  Know the flags of the new International Code of Signals.

Must be able correctly to follow a one mile to an inch Ordnance map and find her way across country by compass and map for a distance of not less than two miles.

Must have passed the boatswain's test and any two of the following:-

1st Class Signaller.  Rescuer.  Senior Cook.  First-aider.  Probationer.  Astronomer.  Sportswoman.  Swimming as in Cadet Ranger Star.

III - Handicraft.

Must be able to do simple carpentering, making three articles useful for camp or home.

IV - Health

Must have passed the Swimmer's test.

V - Service

Be able to direct a stranger to the parish church, town hall (or village hall), fire and police stations, nearest P.O., doctor, chemist, garage and principal food and provision merchants.  Describe the architecture and know the history of the parish church and any interesting buildings in the neighbourhood, or

Draw at examination a rough sketch which would enable a stranger to find his way from any one given point to another, within a radius of half a mile from the Guides' headquarters (For country Rangers - one mile).

1932 POR - Sea Service Star


I - Character

Must have been an active member of a Guide or Ranger company for 18 months.

Must have passed the Able Sea Ranger test.

Must have shown to the satisfaction of the Court of Honour that she has tried to be a good exponent of the ideals of Guiding in practical daily life and that she has a sense of responsibility for herself and for the safety and wellbeing of others.

Must, unless under very special circumstances, have paid in regularly to some savings bank for six months.  (This to include regular payment to camp fund or similar forms of saving.

II - Intelligence

Must show a knowledge of the ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marines, and of various types of craft.  Know the flags of the new International Code of Signals.

Must be able correctly to follow a one mile to an inch Ordnance map and find her way across country by compass and map for a distance of not less than two miles.

Must have passed the boatswain's test and any two of the following:-

1st Class Signaller.  Rescuer.  Senior Cook.  First-aider.  Probationer.  Astronomer.  Sportswoman.  Swimming as in Cadet Ranger Star.

III - Handicraft.

Must be able to do simple carpentering, making three articles useful for camp or home.

IV - Health

Must have passed the Swimmer's test.

V - Service

Be able to direct a stranger to the parish church, town hall (or village hall), fire and police stations, nearest P.O., doctor, chemist, garage and principal food and provision merchants.  Describe the architecture and know the history of the parish church and any interesting buildings in the neighbourhood, or

Draw at examination a rough sketch which would enable a stranger to find his way from any one given point to another, within a radius of half a mile from the Guides' headquarters (For country Rangers - one mile).

1935 POR - Sea Service Star


I Character

Have been an active member of a Guide or Ranger company for 18 months.

Have passed the Able Sea Ranger test.

Have shown to the satisfaction of the Court of Honour that she has tried to be a good exponent of the ideals of Guiding in practical daily life and that she has a sense of responsibility for herself and for the safety and well-being of others.

Should, unless in very special circumstances, have paid in regularly to some savings bank for six months.  (this to include regular payment to camp fund or similar forms of saving.)

II Intelligence.  

Be able to recognise:-

a) Various types of craft.

b) The distinguishing marks of ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine.

c) The flags of the new International Code of Signals.

Be able correctly to follow a one-mile-to-an-inch Ordnance map and find her way across country by compass and  map for a distance of not less than two miles.

Have passed the Boatswain's test and any two of the following: 1st Class Signaller, Rescuer, Senior Cook, First-Aider, Mariner, Decoder, Probationer, Astronomer, Athlete, Swimming as in Cadet Ranger Star.

III Handicraft

Be able to do simple carpentering, making three articles useful for camp or home.

IV Health

Hold the Swimmer or Life Saver badge.

V Service

Train a recruit.

Be able to direct a stranger to the parish church, town hall (or village hall), fire and police stations, nearest P.O., doctor, chemist, garage and principal food and provision merchants.  Describe the architecture and know the history of the parish church and any interesting buildings in the neighbourhood; or

Draw at examination a rough sketch which would enable a stranger to find his way from any one given point to another, within a radius of half a mile from the guides' headquarters.  (For country Rangers - one mile.)

1938 POR -  Sea Service Test


To gain her Sea Service Test, a Sea Ranger must pass in the four following Sea subjects, and either in Section A (specialised) or in Section B (general) in each of the eight undermentioned groups.  She must be a helpful member of the crew, and must prove that she is trying to use her knowledge in the service of others.

Sea subjects (compulsory).

1) Able Sea Ranger Test.

2) Swimmer or Life Saver.

3) Boatswain.

4) Be able to:

a) Recognise various types of craft and the distinguishing marks of the ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy.

b) Do simple carpentering, making two articles useful for camp, home or company.

c) Make a flag of bunting, or garment, or mend a tent or sail.

Section A

Group 1: Senior Cook

Group 2: First Aider; or Ambulance.

Group 3: Probationer.

Group 4: Nurse; or Public Health.

Group 5: Citizen, or World Citizen, or Empire Knowledge Badge.  (When the Citizen Badge is chosen, clause 2 in section B must also be taken, to ensure the acquisition of at least some knowledge of international Guiding).

Group 6: Athlete; or Campcraft; or Explorer; or Water Naturalist.

Group 7: Astronomer; or Decoder; or First Class Signaller.

Group 8: Mariner, or Sea Lore.


Section B

Group 1: Cook a two-course meal and understand the storing of food.  Draw up a menu for a week in summer and winter on a definite sum of money.

Group 2: Be able to deal with fire accident, unconsciousness, shock, and simple wounds.

Group 3: Know how to prepare a sick room and make a bed with a patient in it.  Take a temperature.  Apply a finger bandage and a fomentation.  Know the notifiable diseases and he precautions to be taken to prevent the spread of infection.

Group 4: Know the best methods of feeding and bathing a baby of under a year.  Know the facilities in her area for advice and treatment in the case of expectant mothers, infants and young children, school children, children who are mentally or physically defective, cases of accident or illness.

Group 5: On a given route of about a mile, chosen by the candidate, be able to direct a stranger to the town or village hall, fire and police stations, nearest post office, doctor, chemist (with hours of Sunday opening), garage, bus termini and railway station.

Know six Guide uniforms and six national flags of countries other than own, and know something of the guides and their life in one of thee countries.  be able to point out on a map six other counties where there are Guides.  

Know something of her own system of local government.

Group 6: Have spent at least half a day alone or with one companion, by sea, river or lake, observing the wild birds, aquatic creatures, and plants and give a report of what she has observed.

Choose either of the following:

Visit four places of interest in the neighbourhood and know their history.

or

Visit a boat-builder's yard, or a dockyard or harbor, and describe your visit.

Group 7: Keep a weather chart for thirty days.  Now the storm and distress signals by night and day.

or

Know the days and time of mail departures by land, sea and air, and the approximate time in transit to different parts of the world.  Be able to find the time in any part of the world by Greenwich Mean Time.

Group 8: Make a model or drawing of an incident in the history of seafaring, or write an essay on such an incident.

or

Know the international code flags and the use of the International Code Book.

or

Know the rule of the road at sea, and the principal imports and exports of the British Isles.

1939 POR - Sea Service Test


To gain her Sea Service Test, a Sea Ranger must pass in the four following Sea subjects, and either in Section A (specialized) or in Section B (general) in each of the eight undermentioned groups.  She must be a helpful member of the crew, and must prove that she is trying to use her knowledge in the service of others.

Sea subjects (compulsory).

1) Able Sea Ranger Test.

2) Swimmer or Life Saver.

3) Boatswain.

4) Be able to:

a) Recognise various types of craft, and the distinguishing marks of the ranks and ratings of the Royal Navy.

b) Do simple carpentering, making two articles useful for camp, home or company.

c) Make a flag of bunting, or garment, or mend a tent or sail.

Section A

Group 1: Senior Cook

Group 2: First Aider; or Ambulance.

Group 3: Probationer; or Sick Nurse.

Group 4: Nurse; or Public Health.

Group 5: Citizen; or World Citizen; or Empire Knowledge Badge.  (When the Citizen Badge is chosen, clause 2 in section B must also be taken, to ensure the acquisition of at least some knowledge of international Guiding.)

Group 6: Athlete; or Campcraft; or Explorer; or Water Naturalist.

Group 7: Astronomer; or Decoder; or Signalling Transmitter.

Section B

Group 1: Cook a two-course meal and understand the storing of food.  Draw up a menu for a week in simmer and winter on a definite sum of money.

Group 2: Deal with fire accident, unconsciousness, shock, and simple wounds.

Group 3: Show how to prepare a sick room and make a bed with a patient in it.  Take a temperature.  Show a knowledge of the administration of medicines.  Apply a finger bandage and a fomentation.  Now the notifiable infectious diseases and the precautions to be taken to prevent he spread of infection.

Group 4: Know the best methods of feeding and bathing a baby of under a year.  Know the facilities in her area for advice and treatment in the case of expectant mothers, infants and young children, school children, children who are mentally or physically defective, cases of accident or illness.

Group 5: On a given route of about  a mile, chosen by the candidate, direct a stranger to the town or village hall, fire and police stations, nearest post office, doctor, chemist (with hours of Sunday opening), garage, bus termini and railway station.

Know six Guide uniforms and six national flags of countries other than her own, and know something of the guides and their life in one of these countries.  Point out on a map six other countries where there are guides.

Know something of her own system of local government.

Group 6: Have spend at least half a day alone or with one companion, by sea, river or lake, observing the wild birds, aquatic creatures and plants and give a report of what she has observed.

Choose either of the following:

Visit four places of interest in the neighbourhood and now their history.

or

Visit a boat-builder's yard, or a dockyard or harbor, and describe your visit.

Group 7: Keep a weather chart for thirty days.  Know the storm and distress signals by night and day.

or

Know the days and time of mail departures by land, sea and air, and the approximate time in transit to different parts of the world.  Be able to find the time in any part of the world by Greenwich Mean Time.

Group 8: Make a model or drawing of an incident in the history of seafaring, or write an essay on such an incident.

or

Know the international code flags and the use of the International Code Book.

or

Know the rule of the road at sea, and the principal imports and exports of the British Isles.

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