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Scout Mate

Scout Mate
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Aim:

Bring a friend, earn a badge! Help Scouting grow by introducing a mate to your section of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers or Network and when they are invested you'll earn a badge!

 

The badge is awarded when: Your mate is invested

The badge is awarded to: That's you; the young person who brought their friend along

The badge is worn: Lower right forearm, towards cuff

Steps:

  1. Introduce your friend to the other young people and your leaders
  2. Look after your friend and show them around your meeting place on their first night
  3. Show your friend what to do during the games and activities for the next few weeks
  4. Help prepare your friend for their investiture by telling them about the uniform and explaining, with help from your leader if needed, the promise and history of Scouting
  5. With your leader, play an active role in your friend's investiture

Resources:

Scout Mate Gold
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Aim:

Go for Gold! Work together as a group to recruit at least one adult using 3 activities and you'll get a badge!

 

The badge is awarded when: A new adult agrees a role with their line manager at the first stage of the recruitment process

The badge is awarded to: Everyone involved in the three activities and the recruitment

The badge is worn: Lower right forearm, towards cuff

Steps:

  1. Use local or social media to tell people about Scouting
  2. Promote volunteering at your meeting place using a Volunteer Vacancy Board or something similar. Visit the Brand Centre for resources
  3. Hold an open evening for parents and locals to encourage them to help Scouting. You can contact your local Growth & Development Officer for help
  4. Make sure your actions mean at least one new adult becomes a leader or trustee

Resources:

Last updated a year ago by Rebecca
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