Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1973 Guide Handbook - World Friendship


Commonwealth Courier

1) Prepare yourself to be a Commonwealth Courier by bringing to the test a travel folder you have made, containing:

a) A picture of H.M. The Queen and a list of all the countries in the Commonwealth, or a map on which you can point out these countries.

b) A map showing your route for a Commonwealth tour.  Plan to make a brief stop in a Dependent Country, a Sovereign Independent Country, and a Republic, and a week's stay in a country of your own choice.

c) Notes on the following:

The best time of year to start on the trip, proposed arrival and departure dates for each stop, and estimated travel time for each leg of the journey.

d) Information that will help you enjoy your brief stops, including expected weather conditions, clothing required, currency, local food, and other specialities.  Suggest some suitable small gifts to take with you.

e) Information about the country where you will make a longer stay.  In addition to the information required for d) above, give details of local customs, history, festivals, interesting places to visit, how family life differs from your own, etc.

f) A small collection of postcards, photographs, notes, etc., to show to a Guide in one of your chosen countries, to interest her in your Patrol, your home, and your town or village.


European Link

2) Do one of the following:

a) At your test tell your Patrol or Company about a visit you have made to a European Country using photographs, slides, postcards, maps, souvenirs, etc.  Tell them about the journey, trips to places of interest, people you met, and anything that will help them to know more about the country.

b) While you work for this badge go 'Eurospotting' for products from other countries in Europe.  Record your findings in a notebook; arranging them in groups, e.g. cars, food, people, furniture, music.  Show your Patrol.

c) Make a European scrapbook containing news-cuttings, labels, stamps, pictures of national costumes, food, houses, etc.

3) Dress a doll in national costume, or cook a dish, or learn a dance, or do a piece of handcraft typical of a country in Europe other than your own.


World Service

4) Find out about an organization which helps people in need throughout the world, e.g. Oxfam, Christian Aid, International Red Cross, War on Want, Save the Children Fund, UNICEF.  Choose a current project which interests you.  Find out about the country concerned and with the help of your Patrol or other friends, plan and carry out a small fund-raising event for your chosen project.  Tell the tester what you have done.

1978 Guide Handbook - World Friendship


Commonwealth Courier

1) Prepare yourself to be a Commonwealth Courier by bringing to the test a travel folder you have made, containing:

a) A picture of H.M. The Queen and a list of all the countries in the Commonwealth, or a map on which you can point out these countries.

b) A map showing your route for a Commonwealth tour.  Plan to make a brief stop in a Dependent Country, a Sovereign Independent Country, and a Republic, and a week's stay in a country of your own choice.

c) Notes on the following:

The best time of year to start on the trip, proposed arrival and departure dates for each stop, and estimated travel time for each leg of the journey.

d) Information that will help you enjoy your brief stops, including expected weather conditions, clothing required, currency, local food, and other specialities.  Suggest some suitable small gifts to take with you.

e) Information about the country where you will make a longer stay.  In addition to the information required for d) above, give details of local customs, history, festivals, interesting places to visit, how family life differs from your own, etc.

f) A small collection of postcards, photographs, notes, etc., to show to a Guide in one of your chosen countries, to interest her in your Patrol, your home, and your town or village.


European Link

2) Do one of the following:

a) At your test tell your Patrol or Company about a visit you have made to a European Country using photographs, slides, postcards, maps, souvenirs, etc.  Tell them about the journey, trips to places of interest, people you met, and anything that will help them to know more about the country.

b) While you work for this badge go 'Eurospotting' for products from other countries in Europe.  Record your findings in a notebook; arranging them in groups, e.g. cars, food, people, furniture, music.  Show your Patrol.

c) Make a European scrapbook containing news-cuttings, labels, stamps, pictures of national costumes, food, houses, etc.

3) Dress a doll in national costume, or cook a dish, or learn a dance, or do a piece of handcraft typical of a country in Europe other than your own.


World Service

4) Find out about an organization which helps people in need throughout the world, e.g. Oxfam, Christian Aid, International Red Cross, War on Want, Save the Children Fund, UNICEF.  Choose a current project which interests you.  Find out about the country concerned and with the help of your Patrol or other friends, plan and carry out a small fund-raising event for your chosen project.  Tell the tester what you have done.

1979 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - World Friendship Badge

Commonwealth Courier

1) Prepare yourself to be a Commonwealth Courier by bringing to the test a travel folder you have made, containing:

a) A picture of H.M. The Queen and a list of all the countries in the Commonwealth, or a map on which you can point out these countries.

b) A map showing your route for a Commonwealth tour.  Plan to make a brief stop in a Dependent Country, a Sovereign Independent Country, and a Republic, and a week's stay in a country of your own choice.

c) Notes on the following:

The best time of year to start on the trip, proposed arrival and departure dates for each stop, and estimated travel time for each leg of the journey.

d) Information that will help you enjoy your brief stops, including expected weather conditions, clothing required, currency, local food, and other specialities.  Suggest some suitable small gifts to take with you.

e) Information about the country where you will make a longer stay.  In addition to the information required for d) above, give details of local customs, history, festivals, interesting places to visit, how family life differs from your own, etc.

f) A small collection of postcards, photographs, notes, etc., to show to a Guide in one of your chosen countries, to interest her in your Patrol, your home, and your town or village.


European Link

2) Do one of the following:

a) At your test tell your Patrol or Company about a visit you have made to a European Country using photographs, slides, postcards, maps, souvenirs, etc.  Tell them about the journey, trips to places of interest, people you met, and anything that will help them to know more about the country.

b) While you work for this badge go 'Eurospotting' for products from other countries in Europe.  Record your findings in a notebook; arranging them in groups, e.g. cars, food, people, furniture, music.  Show your Patrol.

c) Make a European scrapbook containing news-cuttings, labels, stamps, pictures of national costumes, food, houses, etc.

3) Dress a doll in national costume, or cook a dish, or learn a dance, or do a piece of handcraft typical of a country in Europe other than your own.


World Service

4) Find out about an organization which helps people in need throughout the world, e.g. Oxfam, Christian Aid, International Red Cross, War on Want, Save the Children Fund, UNICEF.  Choose a current project which interests you.  Find out about the country concerned and with the help of your Patrol or other friends, plan and carry out a small fund-raising event for your chosen project.  Tell the tester what you have done.

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