Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1995 Guide Badge Book - World Traveller Badge

Note: To gain this badge you should complete five clauses.  If you pass five more clauses you may have another World Traveller Badge.
1) Find out what £1 sterling is worth in six different countries.  Find out how you can change money into a foreign currency and how travelers cheques work.  
2) Design a welcome poser in languages other than your own to make international visitors feel at home. 
3) Make a list of medical facts about yourself including any allergies or vaccinations.  Why would this be a useful list to keep with a passport?  Know where to find out about vaccinations you may need when travelling abroad and what basic medications to take with you.
4) Know when you need to have a passport and how to get one.  What is a Guide Introduction card, how do you obtain one and how do you use it?
5) Plan and make a journey to a place of interest or somewhere you would like to visit for a day.  Plan a timetable, work out  all the travel arrangements, eating arrangements, cost of entry fees, etc.  Think about safety and emergency contacts.
6) Cook an international dish on a lightweight stove, such as you would use if you were travelling, or make a packed lunch using foods from another country.  7) Make up two games you and your  family or friends could play when travelling, one suitable for a car journey and one for a train journey.
8) Pack a suitcase with all the things you think you would need when travelling to a tropical country.  What else would you need?
9) Plan and make a visual record of a journey, using e.g. postcards, photographic slides, prints on video.  Compare these methods for cost, quality and possible uses.
10) Record in sound, or scents, the story of a journey.
11) Find an item representative of your local area that could be sent abroad as a gift.  Package it and find out how it could be sent safely abroad.
12) Visit a chemist and see what range of suncare products are available.  Know what skin type you are.  What are the dangers of not being protected.
2005 Guide Badge File - World Traveller Badge

Do five clauses.  If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.
1) Find out what £1 is worth in euros and in two currencies from outside the European Union.  Find out how you can change money in to a foreign currency and how traveler's cheques work.
2) In a language other than your own, make a collection of useful words and phrases that would help you communicate while travelling.
3) Do both a) and b).
1) Make a list of medical facts about yourself, including any allergies or vaccinations.  Why would this be a useful list to keep with a passport?
b) Know where to find out about vaccinations you may need when travelling abroad, and what basic medications to take with you.
4) Know when you need to have a passport and how to get one.  What is a Guide Introduction Card and how do you use it?
5) Plan and make a journey to a place of interest for a day.  Plan a timetable and work out travel arrangements, eating arrangements, cost of entrance fees, etc.  Think about safety and emergency contacts.
6) Do either a) or b).
a) Cook an international dish on a lightweight stove, such as you would use if you were travelling.
b) Make a packed lunch using foods from another country.
7) Make up two games you could play with your family or friends when travelling; one suitable for a car journey and one for a train journey.
8) Choose a holiday destination and make a list of all the things you would need to pack when travelling there.
9) Plan and make a visual record of a journey, eg using postcards, photographic slides, prints or video.  Compare these methods for cost, quality and possible uses.
10) Make a small collection of things you could take to another country to represent your own life and culture.  Explain your choices.
11) Find out about different ways in which you could contact your home while travelling abroad.  Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
12) Visit a chemist and find out what range of sun-care products is available.  Know what type of skin you have.  What are the dangers of not being protected?
2014 (September) Guide Badges Download - World Traveller Badge

Do five clauses.  If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.
1) Find out what £1 is worth in euros and in two currencies from outside the European Union.  Find out how you can change money into a foreign currency and how traveler's cheques work.
2) In a language other than your own, make a collection of useful words and phrases that would help you communicate while travelling.
3) a) Make a list of medical facts about yourself, including any allergies or vaccinations.  Why would this be a useful list to keep with a passport?
3) b) Know where to find out about vaccinations you may need when travelling abroad, and what basic medications to take with you.
4) Know when you need to have a passport and how to get one.  Why is taking your membership card with you important when you are visiting Guiding overseas.
5) Plan and make a journey to a place of interest for a day.  Plan a timetable and work out travel arrangements, eating arrangements, cost of entrance fees etc.  Think about safety and emergency contacts.
6) Choose a) or b):
a) Cook an international dish on a lightweight stove, such as you would use if you were travelling.
b) Make a packed lunch using foods from anther country.
7) Make up two games you could play with your family or friends when travelling: one suitable for a car journey and one for a train journey.
8) Choose a holiday destination and make a list of all the things you would need to pack when travelling there.
9) Plan and make a visual record of a journey, eg using postcards, photographic slides, prints or video.  compare these methods for cost, quality and possible uses.
10) Make a small collection of things you could take another country to represent your own life and culture.  Explain your choices.
11) Find out different ways in which you could contact your home while travelling abroad.  explain the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
12) Visit a chemist and find out what range of sun-care products is available.  Know what type of skin you have.  What are the dangers of not being protected?

2019 (July) Badge Finder - World Traveller


Do five clauses. If you complete another five clauses you may have a second badge.

This badge will be retired on 22 July 2019  as we move over to our new programme of activities, badges and awards.

1. Find out what £1 is worth in euros and in two currencies from outside the European Union. Find out how you can change money into a foreign currency and how traveller's cheques work.

2. In a language other than your own, make a collection of useful words and phrases that would help you communicate while travelling.

3. Do both a and b.
a) Make a list of medical facts about yourself, including any allergies or vaccinations. Why would this be a useful list to keep with a passport?
b) Know where to find out about vaccinations you may need when travelling abroad, and what basic medications to take with you.

4. Know when you need to have a passport and how to get one.

5. Plan and make a journey to a place of interest for a day. Plan a timetable and work out travel arrangements, eating arrangements, cost of entrance fees etc. Think about safety and emergency contacts.

6. Do either a or b.
a) Cook an international dish on a lightweight stove, such as you would use if you were travelling.
b) Make a packed lunch using foods from another country.

7. Make up two games you could play with your family or friends when travelling: one suitable for a car journey and one for a train journey.

8. Choose a holiday destination and make a list of all the things you would need to pack when travelling there.

9. Plan and make a visual record of a journey, eg using postcards, photographic slides, prints or video. Compare these methods for cost, quality and possible uses.

10. Make a small collection of things you could take to another country to represent your own life and culture. Explain your choices.

11. Find out different ways in which you could contact your home while travelling abroad. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each method.

12. Visit a chemist and find out what range of sun-care products is available. Know what type of skin you have. What are the dangers of not being protected?

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