Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1965 (July) POR - Service Flash Badge


The candidate must be a Second Class Guide between the ages of 13 1/2 and 16.  The syllabus must be completed before her 17th birthday.  Where desired (with the exception of Guide proficiency badge tests) it may be completed after she has become a member of the senior Branch.

1) Poise and Personality (Making the best of herself)

Take part in a course that includes good grooming, use of make-up, dress, budgeting, good manners, and entertaining friends.

2) Hobbies and Skills (Widening her interests)

Pursue a new hobby or interest, with some expert help, for at least three months.  Report on her progress.

3) Adventuring Out-of-Doors (Learning to live together)

Plan and take part in an outdoor holiday, expedition, or camp, for at least a weekend (minimum two days and one night), with not less than two of her friends.  On her return, give a brief account of what she has done.  Each Guide must complete a permission form signed by her parent; and must also obtain the approval of the District Commissioner and, in appropriate cases, of the Camp Adviser.

4) Service to the Community (Her purpose as a Guide)

a) Preparation: Hold two of the following badges or certificates of proficiency:

Bellringer, Child Nurse, Emergency Helper, Fire Fighter, First Aid, Friend to the Blind, Friend to the Deaf, Life Saver, Pathfinder, Rescuer, Sick Nurse badges;

British Red Cross Society, St John Ambulance Association, St Andrew's Ambulance Association, London County Council (First Aid), Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents or Royal Life Saving Society certificates.

b) Project: Undertake some form of local service, which must be approved by the District Commissioner.

1968 Guide Handbook - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1973 Guide Handbook - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1978 Guide Handbook - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Service Flash Badge


This flash is awarded if you:

Carry out a continuous piece of personal service to others for four months,

or

Carry out personal service to others which adds up to forty hours in a twelve-month period.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Service Flash


This flash is awarded if you:

Either

a) Carry out a continual piece of personal service to others for four months.

or

b) Are actively involved in continuous service to or for others for a minimum period of 40 hours in a 12-month period.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Service Flash

This Flash is awarded if you: 
Either
Carry out a regular service to or for others for a four-month period, e.g. weekly service commitment to a club or group such as Riding for the Disabled, cleaning rota, creche, etc.
Or
Are actively involved in a service project/projects to or for others for a minimum of 40 hours.  You may undertake a variety of service projects or be involved with one specific project.  In all cases the service must be approved by your Guider and District Commissioner.
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