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The following articles were authored by Zack

Scouting Doesn’t Stop

There are lots of badges that can be completed during this lockdown, find a full list with criteria here: https://www.scouts.org.uk/scouts/activity-badges. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if there are any issues or questions.


I have put together a list of some of the badges below: 
Writer activity badge(2 criteria need completed, other ideas found https://www.scouts.org.uk/scouts/activity-badges/writer/): Write a fictional short story.  Write a poem of at least 10 lines. Create and conduct an interview and record the answers(this can be done on the members of your household).


Scout Craft activity badge(1 criteria need completed, other ideas found https://www.scouts.org.uk/scouts/activity-badges/craft/): Make something that can help with everyday life. Paint/Draw a picture that represents an important part of scouting.


Digital citizen stage 1(3 criteria below need completed, other ideas found https://www.scouts.org.uk/staged-badges/digital-citizen/) :Show you know how to turn on a computer(You can send a picture in with where the power button is)Create a piece of digital media. It could be artwork, a photograph, music or animation.Use the internet for research:decide on an area of interestfind three websites with content that matches your area of interestcollect relevant information by printing or saving as filesUsing your internet research, design a presentation and tell others about what you have found out.


If none of these are too exciting there are also core scout skills that the kids can try:
Knots:https://scoutingmagazine.org/2017/04/tie-essential-scouting-knots/
Maps:https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/2015/11/map-reading-skills-how-to-read-a-grid-reference/
Compass:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUbPQQxSFWM
Scouting history:https://www.scout.org/scout-history
Other scout essential skills:https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/search?cat=26,588,361


We will take any of the evidence in email form. If you could include the name of the badge and any pictures or documents. Alternatively we can wait to see it when we get back to normal, whichever is easiest 

Zack