There are a range of badges and awards available to young people in the Scout section:


Activity Badges allow Scouts to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests.

Challenge Awards involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Troop or community.
These Awards support the main themes of the Programme; outdoor and adventure; world and skills.  Scouts take part in a range of activities to develop their skills and understanding in each of the challenge areas.

Core Badges are awarded upon joining or moving on from the Troop, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.

Staged Activity Badges are available to young people from Beavers to Explorers, and cover a range of topics and skills. The stages have increasing levels of difficulty, and a Scout can begin at whichever stage offers them an appropriate level of challenge.


Activity Badges

Many of the badges available are activity badges, which allow Scouts to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests.

Activity Centre Service

Angler

Athletics Plus

Climber

Dragon Boating

Fire Safety

Hill Walker

Lifesaver

Media Relations & Marketing

Orieneteer

Power Coxswain

Sports Enthusiast

Writer

Activity Plus

Artist

Camper

Communicator

Electronics

Forester

Hobbies

Local Knowledge

Meterologist

Parascending

Pulling

Street Sports

Air Researcher

Astronautics

Caver

Craft

Entertainer

Fundraising

Instructor

Martial Arts

Model Maker

Photographer

Quartermaster

Survival Skills

Air Spotter

Astronomer

Chef

Cyclist

Environmental Conservation

Geocaching

International

Master at Arms

My Faith

Physical Recreation

Smallholder

Water Activities

Air or Sea Navigation

Athletics

Circus Skills

DIY

Equestrian

Global Issues

Librarian

Mechanic

Naturalist

Pioneer

Snowsports

World Faiths


Challenge Awards

Gaining a challenge badge involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Troop or community. There are several challenge badges across a number of themes, from the physical and outdoorsy to challenges dealing with the local community or issues connected with the Scouting world.

Adventure

Personal

Chief Scout's Gold Award

Skills

Creative

Team Leader

Expedition

Teamwork

Outdoor

World


Core Badges

In addition, there are a number of special badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Troop, or for time spent in the Scouting movement.

Joining In Awards

Membership Award

Moving On Award


Staged Activity Badges

Staged Activity Badges are available to young people from Beavers to Explorers, and cover a range of topics and skills. The stages have increasing levels of difficulty, and a Scout can begin at whichever stage offers them an appropriate level of challenge.

Air Activities

Hikes Away

Paddle Sports

Community Impact

Musician

Sailing

Digital Citizen

Nautical Skills

Swimmer

Digital Maker

Navigator

Time on the Water

Emergency Aid

Nights Away