Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1989 Brownie Badge Book - Stargazer Badge

1) Have a session out of doors at night with an adult you know to look at the stars.  Find the North Star and Plough.
2) Look at the stars through the telescope or field glasses, and if possible visit a planetarium or observatory.
3) Point out in the sky two constellations other than the Plough and know their stories.
4) Tell the tester about the phases of our moon.
5) Find out something about three planets in our solar system.
6) Know why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

1991 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Stargazer Badge


1) Have a session out of doors at night with an adult you know to look at the stars.  Find the North Star and the Plough.

2) Look at the stars through a telescope or field glasses.  If you can, visit a planetarium or observatory.

3) Point out two constellations in the sky other than the Plough and know their names.

4) Tell the tester about the phases of our moon.

5) Find out something about three planets in our solar system.

6) Know why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

1994 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Stargazer Badge


1) Have a session out of doors at night with an adult you know to look at the stars.  Find the North Star and the Plough.

2) Look at the stars through a telescope or field glasses.  If you can, visit a planetarium or observatory.

3) Point out two constellations in the sky other than the Plough and know their stories.

4) Tell the tester about the phases of our moon.

5) Find out something about three planets in our solar system.

6) Know why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

1995 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Stargazer Badge


1) With an adult you know, have a session out-of-doors at night to look at the stars.  Find the North star and the Plough.  9Where appropriate, the southern Cross should be substituted for the North Star.)

2) Look at the stars through a telescope or field glasses.  If you can, visit a planetarium or an observatory.

3) Point out two constellations in the sky other than the Plough and know their stories.

4) Tell the tester about the phases of our moon.

5) Find out something about three planets in our solar system.

6) Know why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

2009 Brownie Badge Book - Stargazer Badge

1) With an adult you know, go outside when it is dark and do the following:
* Look at the stars
* Point out the Plough and use it to find the North Star.
* Point out two other constellations.  
* Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars.  Know what are good conditions for stargazing.
2) Tell other Brownies the stores behind the two constellations you pointed out in clause 1.
3) Visit a planetarium, observatory, museum or website with an astronomy section.  Tell the tester four things you found out.
4) Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of our Moon.
5) Name the planets in our solar system.  Find out some facts about four of them and use this to make a game or puzzle for other Brownies.
6) Explain why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.
2013 Brownie Badge Book - Stargazer Badge

1) With an adult you know, go outside when it is dark and do the following.
* Look at the stars.
* Point out the plough and use it to find the North Star.
* Point out two other constellations.
* Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars.  Know what are good conditions for stargazing.
2) Tell other Brownies the stories behind the two constellations you pointed out in clause 1.
3) Visit a planetarium, observatory, museum or website with an astronomy section.  Tell the tester four things you found out.
4) Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of our Moon.
5) Name the planets in our solar system.  Find out some facts about four of them and use this to make a game or puzzle for other Brownies.
6) Explain why sailors in ancient time needed to know about the stars.
2016 Brownie Badge Book - Stargazer Badge

1) With an adult you know, go outside when it is dark and do all of the following.
* Look at the stars.
* Point out the plough and use it to find the North Star.
* Point out two other constellations.
* Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars.  Know what conditions are good for stargazing.
2) Tell other Brownies the stories behind the two constellations you pointed out in clause 1.
3) Visit a planetarium, observatory, museum or website with an astronomy section.  Tell the tester four things you found out.
4) Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of our Moon.
5) Name the planets in our solar system.  Find out some facts about four of them and use this to make a game or puzzle for other Brownies.
6) Explain why sailors in ancient time needed to know about the stars.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Stargazer Badge


1 With an adult you know, go outside when it is dark and do all of the following.

  • Look at the stars.
  • Point out the Plough and use it to find the North Star (or, where appropriate, the Southern Cross).
  • Point out two other constellations.
  • Look at the stars through a telescope or binoculars. Know what conditions are good for stargazing.

2. Tell other Brownies the stories behind the two constellations you pointed out in clause 1.

3. Visit a planetarium, observatory, museum or website with an astronomy section. Tell the tester four things you found out.

4. Make a mobile or draw a picture to show the phases of our moon.

5. Name the planets in our solar system. Find out some facts about four of them and use this to make a game or puzzle for other Brownies.

6. Explain why sailors in ancient times needed to know about the stars.

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