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Awards & Badges

There are many awards which can be gained

Chief Scout's Diamond Award

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The Chief Scout's Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout's Awards, and the final step before the Queen's Scout Award.

Find out more and how to get this award.

Completion of the award should be validated by your Explorer Scout Leader in conjunction with your District Explorer Scout Commissioner who will then organise presentation of the award.

 

Chief Scout's Platinum Award

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Find out how to complete this award

Completion of the award should be validated by your Explorer Scout Leader in conjunction with your District Explorer Scout Commissioner who will then organise presentation of the award.

 

Queen's Scout Award

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The Queen's Scout Award is the pinnacle award in Scouting. You can undertake it in conjunction with the DOE or on its own. Its an award that is highly respected.

Scouts within Kent who are undertaking this award can gain support (as well as the final approval) from the County QSA Co-ordinator.

A local QSA Mentor will be appointed to support you through the award once you have registered for the award and read about what is required http://scouts.org.uk/qsa

The presentation section in Kent Scouts this is done by meeting with the County QSA Coordinator who will help the candidate then complete the paperwork to get the award presented on condition all the above sections have been completed to the appropriate standard.

 

Explorer Belt

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The Explorer Belt is a challenge of a lifetime. It is a chance to take part in a ten day expedition that brings you a real understanding of a different country, its culture and way of life.

You will develop this understanding by travelling through your chosen country, working as part of a small team to complete a series of projects and most importantly by meeting local people.

More information can be found at: http://members.scouts.org.uk/explorerbelt

A local Mentor will be appointed to support your team through the award once you have registered for the award and read about what is required. County information on this award can be obtained from County Explorer Belt Advisor

 

Duke of Edinburgh

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The Duke of Edinburgh award is a series of challenges you take on as part of your own development. Many employers recognise it and it will sometimes give you the edge on your competition as it shows you leadership skills.

Goto the Kent DOFE Site

Further information can be gained by contacting the County DofE Advisor.

 

Scouts of the World Award

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The Scouts of the World Award is a brand new scheme that requires you to undertake voluntary work in another country that ‘makes a difference’ and to attend a Discovery event.

More information can be found  here.

Further information can be gained by contacting the County Network Commissioner

 

Kent Invicta Challenge

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The Kent Invicta Challenge is a Kent-Only award that can be done at every level of Scouting. Starting at Beavers through to Network the challenge increases in difficulty and is a prized badge for any Kent Scouter. Read more

 

Partnerships

Partnerships

UK Scouting has a number of companies who have come on board to support Scouting, whether by supporting a badge, an event or an initiative.

 

Scoutmate

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The Scoutmate badge has been specifically designed to encourage members in the three younger sections to recruit a friend into Scouting and increase the number of young people involved in Scouting across Kent. Read More

 

Gold Scoutmate

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This award is to reward the active recruitment of new adult volunteers. Read More

 


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