Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1943 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Have read, and have a thorough knowledge of, Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Demonstrate her understanding of the word "freeze", and show perfect self-control and balance.

3) Demonstrate ability to stalk by using correct stalking positions.

4) Be able to explain in relation to stalking the meaning of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound and self-control.

5) Give proof of having stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds.  Produce at the test a log giving a description of these observations.  The log should be illustrated with sketches, photographs or both

6) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile, and prove herself able through observation and deduction to give an accurate description  suitable for identification purposes.

7) Have proved herself a first-class stalker when playing Scouting games.

8) Understand how the practice of observation will make her more useful generally.

1947 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Have read, and have a thorough knowledge of, Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Demonstrate her understanding of the word "freeze", and show perfect self-control and balance.

3) Demonstrate ability to stalk by using correct stalking positions.

4) Be able to explain in relation to stalking the meaning of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound and self-control.

5) Give proof of having stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds.  Produce at the test a log giving a description of these observations.  The log should be illustrated with sketches, photographs or both

6) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile, and prove herself able through observation and deduction to give an accurate description  suitable for identification purposes.

7) Have proved herself a first-class stalker when playing Scouting games.

8) Understand how the practice of observation will make her more useful generally.

1950 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Have read, and have a thorough knowledge of, Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Demonstrate her understanding of the word "freeze", and show perfect self-control and balance.

3) Demonstrate ability to stalk by using correct stalking positions.

4) Be able to explain in relation to stalking the meaning of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound and self-control.

5) Give proof of having stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds.  Produce at the test a log giving a description of these observations.  The log should be illustrated with sketches, photographs or both

6) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile, and prove herself able through observation and deduction to give an accurate description  suitable for identification purposes.

7) Have proved herself a first-class stalker when playing Scouting games.

8) Understand how the practice of observation will make her more useful generally.

1953 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Have read, and have a thorough knowledge of, Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Demonstrate her understanding of the word "freeze", and show perfect self-control and balance.

3) Demonstrate ability to stalk by using correct stalking positions.

4) Be able to explain in relation to stalking the meaning of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound and self-control.

5) Give proof of having stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds.  Produce at the test a log giving a description of these observations.  The log should be illustrated with sketches, photographs or both

6) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile, and prove herself able through observation and deduction to give an accurate description  suitable for identification purposes.

7) Have proved herself a first-class stalker when playing Scouting games.

8) Understand how the practice of observation will make her more useful generally.

1957 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Be thoroughly familiar with Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Have stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds; bring to the test a log of these observations, illustrated with sketches and/or photographs.

3) Demonstrate:

a) 'Freezing', showing perfect self-control and balance.

b) Stalking, using the correct positions.

4) Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound, self-control.

5) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile and, through observation and deduction, give a description which would serve to identify the person.

6) Prove a first-class stalker when playing stalking games.

7) Understand how the practice of observation makes her more useful generally.

1960 POR - Stalker Badge


1) Be thoroughly familiar with Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Have stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds; bring to the test a log of these observations, illustrated with sketches and/or photographs.

3) Demonstrate:

a) 'Freezing', showing perfect self-control and balance.

b) Stalking, using the correct positions.

4) Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound, self-control.

5) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile and, through observation and deduction, give a description which would serve to identify the person.

6) Prove a first-class stalker when playing stalking games.

7) Understand how the practice of observation makes her more useful generally.

1961 (July) POR - Stalker Badge


1) Be thoroughly familiar with Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Have stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds; bring to the test a log of these observations, illustrated with sketches and/or photographs.

3) Demonstrate:

a) 'Freezing', showing perfect self-control and balance.

b) Stalking, using the correct positions.

4) Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound, self-control.

5) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile and, through observation and deduction, give a description which would serve to identify the person.

6) Prove a first-class stalker when playing stalking games.

7) Understand how the practice of observation makes her more useful generally.

1964 (March) POR - Stalker Badge


1) Be thoroughly familiar with Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Have stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds; bring to the test a log of these observations, illustrated with sketches and/or photographs.

3) Demonstrate:

a) 'Freezing', showing perfect self-control and balance.

b) Stalking, using the correct positions.

4) Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound, self-control.

5) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile and, through observation and deduction, give a description which would serve to identify the person.

6) Prove a first-class stalker when playing stalking games.

7) Understand how the practice of observation makes her more useful generally.

1965 (July) POR - Stalker Badge


1) Be thoroughly familiar with Camp Fire Yarn No. 14 in Scouting for Boys.

2) Have stalked and observed at least four wild animals or birds; bring to the test a log of these observations, illustrated with sketches and/or photographs.

3) Demonstrate: a) 'Freezing', showing perfect self-control and balance.

b) Stalking, using the correct positions.

4) Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding place, skyline, sound, self-control.

5) Stalk a person unobserved for at least a mile and, through observation and deduction, give a description which would serve to identify the person.

6) Prove a first-class stalker when playing stalking games.

7) Understand how the practice of observation makes her more useful generally.

1968 Guide Handbook - Stalker Badge


1) Have stalked and observed at least ten wild animals or birds.  Show to the tester sketches, photographs or notes made at the time.

2) Demonstrate freezing and moving, showing perfect self-control and balance.  Explain the significance of wind, background, hiding-place, skyline, and sound.

1973 Guide Handbook - Stalker Badge


1) Show that you can move silently and smoothly and select cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds, or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds, and tell how you know the animals are present, having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

1978 Guide Handbook - Stalker Badge


1) Show that you can move silently and smoothly and select cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds, or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds, and tell how you know the animals are present, having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

1983 Guide Handbook - Stalker Badge


1) Show that you can move silently and smoothly and select cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds, or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds, and tell how you know the animals are present, having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Stalker Badge


1) Show that you can move silently and smoothly and select cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds, or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds, and tell how you know the animals are present, having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Stalker Badge


1) Show that you can move silently and smoothly and select cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds, or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds, and tell how you know the animals are present, having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Stalker Badge


1) show that you can move silently and smoothly.  Find cover to stalk in both town and country.

2) Know the principles of camouflage and keep notes of at least six animals, birds or insects you have seen which show protective colouring.  Discuss suitable clothing for stalking in town and country.

3) List places in your own locality where you can observe animals or birds.  Tell the tester how you know the animals are present - describe having seen them, their homes, tracks, etc.

4) Observe three wild animals or birds and keep a brief log of your observations.

5) Recognise flight patterns, warning cries or tracks of three animals or birds.

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