Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1989 Guide Badge Book - Seasons Badge


1) Know the position of the earth in relation to the sun in each of the four seasons and explain the characterisics of each season.

2) Explain the meaning of the terms 'solstice' and 'equinox'.

3) Make a collection of poems, stories or music which suggests the four seasons to you.  Your collection should include at least two from each season.  Discuss your choice with your tester.

4) Choose three of the following and do them in the appropriate season:

a) With the help of your Patrol demonstrate to the tester four British folk customs - one from each season.

b) Collect some blackberries, tomatoes or apples and make a pie, jam or chutney.

c) Make a traditional British meal suitable to the season in which you take this badge.

d) Make a bird table and nest box and with permission fix them in a suitable position.  Keep a record of any activity around them for at least a month.

e) Be able to recognize the different cloud formations and the weather associated with them.

f) Grow some bulbs or a pot plant from seed or cutting.

If you gained the Seasons badge as a Brownie, you need only do clauses 1, 2, 3 and one from clause 4, which you should add to the record you kept as a Brownie.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Seasons Badge


1) Know the position of the earth in relation to the sun in each of the four seasons and explain the characterisics of each season.

2) Explain the meaning of the terms 'solstice' and 'equinox'.

3) Make a collection of poems, stories or music which suggests the four seasons to you.  Your collection should include at least two from each season.  Discuss your choice with your tester.

4) Choose three from the following and do them in the appropriate season:

a) With the help of your Patrol demonstrate to the tester four British folk customs - one from each season.

b) Collect some blackberries, tomatoes or apples and make a pie, jam or chutney.

c) Make a traditional British meal suitable to the season in which you take this badge.

d) Make a bird table and nest box and with permission fix them in a suitable position.  Keep a record of any activity around them for at least a month.

e) Be able to recognize the different cloud formations and the weather associated with them.

f) Grow some bulbs or a pot plant from seed or cutting.

If you gained the Seasons badge as a Brownie, you need only do clauses 1, 2, 3 and one from clause 4, which you should add to the record you kept as a Brownie.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Seasons Badge

Note: If you gained the Seasons Badge as a Brownie, you need only do Clauses 1, 2, 3 and one from Clause 4, which you should add to the record you kept as a Brownie.
1) Know the position of the earth in relation to the sun in each of the four seasons and explain the characteristics of each season.
2) Explain the meaning of the terms 'solstice' and 'equinox'.
3) Make a collection of poems, stories or music which suggests the four seasons to you.  Your collection should include at least two from each season.  Discuss your choice with your tester.
4) Choose three from the following and do them in the appropriate season:
a) With the help of your Patrol demonstrate to the tester four British folk customs, one from each season.
b) Collect some blackberries, tomatoes or apples and make a pie, jam or chutney.
c) Make a traditional British meal suitable to the season in which you take this badge.
d) Make a bird table and nest box and with permission fix them in a suitable position.  Keep a record of any activity around them for at least a month.
e) Be able to recognize the different cloud formations and the weather associated with them.
f) Grow some bulbs or a pot plant from seed or cutting.
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