Uniform and Badges

Scouts is a uniformed organisation, once you are happy to join, you will be formally invited to join the organisation, and we will hold an investment ceremony.

Scout Uniform v5For this, you will need to have a shirt and Scarf which can be purchased from the Scout shop at Denmead Scout HQ. See here for the scout opening times. Alternatively, you can order your uniform online at http://shop.scouts.org.uk/ which is the official Scout Shop Online.

Click on the picture opposite for details of badge locations.

 

The scout troop follows a “balanced programme” of activities that allow the scouts to earn badges in recognition of their learning and participation.

There are four main types of badges, activity badges, staged activity badges, challenge badges  and partnership badges.

Activity Badges

These are badges that can be completed as part of the weekly programme or can be completed at home.

  • Activity Plus Badge
  • Aeronautics Activity Badge
  • Air Researcher Activity Badge
  • Air Spotter Activity Badge
  • Administrator Activity Badge
  • Angler Activity Badge sponsored by the Environment Agency
  • Artist Activity Badge
  • Arts Anthusiast Activity Badge
  • Astronomer Activity Badge
  • Astronautics Activity Badge
  • Athlete Activity Badge
  • Athlete Plus Activity Badge
  • Aviation Skills Activity Badge
  • Basic Aviation Skills Activity Badge
  • Advanced Aviation Skills Activity Badge
  • Camp Cook Activity Badge sponsored by Walls
  • Camper Activity Badge sponsored by Sainsbury’s
  • Campsite Service Activity Badge
  • Caver Activity Badge
  • Chef Activity Badge
  • Circus Skills Activity Badge
  • Climber Activity Badge
  • Communicator Activity Badge
  • Craft Activity Badge
  • Cyclist Activity Badge
  • Dinghy Sailor Activity Badge
  • DIY Activity Badge sponsored by B&Q
  • Dragon Boating Activity Badge
  • Electronics Activity Badge
  • Entertainer Activity Badge
  • Equestrian Activity Badge
  • Fire Safety Activity Badge sponsored by Chubb
  • Forester Activity Badge
  • Global Conservation Activity Badge
  • Guide Activity Badge
  • Heritage Activity Badge
  • Hiker Activity Badge
  • Hill Walker Activity Badge
  • Hobbies Activity Badge
  • Instructor Activity Badge
  • Interpreter Activity Badge
  • Librarian Activity Badge
  • Lifesaver Activity Badge
  • Martial Arts Activity Badge
  • Master at Arms Activity Badge
  • Mechanic Activity Badge
  • Meteorologist Activity Badge sponsored by the Met Office
  • Model Maker Activity Badge
  • My Faith Activity Badge
  • Naturalist Activity Badge sponsored by Natural England
  • Nautical Skills Activity Badge
  • Basic Nautical Skills Activity Badge
  • Advanced Nautical Skills Activity Badge
  • Navigator Activity Badge sponsored by Ordnance Survey
  • Orienteer Activity Badge
  • Paddlesports Activity Badge
  • Parascending Activity Badge
  • Photographer Activity Badge
  • Physical Recreation Activity Badge
  • Pioneer Activity Badge
  • Power Coxswain Activity Badge
  • Public Relations Activity Badge
  • Pulling Activity Badge
  • Quartermaster Activity Badge
  • Smallholder Activity Badge
  • Snowsports Activity Badge
  • Sports Enthusiast Activity Badge
  • Street Sports Activity Badge
  • Survival Skills Activity Badge
  • Water Sports Activity Badge
  • World Faiths Activity Badge
  • Writer Activity Badge
  • Instructor Activity Badge

Staged activity badges 

These are badges that run through all the sections and have progressively more challenging requirements.

  • Emergency Aid Staged Activity Badge
  • Hikes Away Staged Activity Badge sponsored by Cotswold Outdoor
  • Information Technology Staged Activity Badge sponsored by Microsoft
  • Musician Staged Activity Badge
  • Nights Away Staged Activity Badge
  • Swimmer Staged Activity Badge

Challenge awards 

There are nine challenge badges which when all have been completed means you have achieved your Chief Scout’s Gold Award.

  • Adventure Challenge sponsored by Puffin
  • Creative Challenge
  • Expedition Challenge
  • Fitness Challenge
  • Global Challenge
  • Outdoor Challenge
  • Outdoor Plus Challenge
  • Promise Challenge
  • Community Challenge sponsored by the police

Partnership awards 

  • Environment Partnership Award
  • Faith Partnership Award
  • International Partnership Award

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