Achieving Gold PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ian Mitchell   

At Genesis Scouts we have a three year rolling programme that revolves around the Challenge Awards the Scouts can undertake. We do one Award per term, with three terms a year. This means that after three years a Scout will have had the opportunity to obtain every Challenge Award, setting them up perfectly to achieve the highest badge a Scout can achieve, the Gold Chief Scouts Award.

The table below shows the rolling three year term model in detail.

Challenge Badge Activity Badges Typical Camp
05, 08, 11, 14, 17, 20, 23 Spring Skills Athletics Physical Recreation Sports Enthusiast Weekend Camp
Summer Outdoor Camper Pioneer Survival Skills Summer Camp
Autumn Team Work / Leader World Faiths My Faith - Weekend Camp
06, 09, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24 Spring World Forester Global Conservation - Weekend Camp
Summer Adventure Climber Cyclist Mechanic Summer Camp
Autumn Team Work / Leader Camp Cook Campsite Service Naturalist Weekend Camp
07, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 25 Spring Personal Fire Safety Writer Heritage Weekend Camp
Summer Expedition Hiker Hill Walker Navigator Summer Camp
Autumn Creative Chef Craft Entertainer Weekend Camp

Additionally in the table above you will notice that we have identified Activity Badges as well. These are aligned to the Challenge Badge, and to give some variety to the programme we will select one or two of these to also complete within the term.

Additionally we have a four year rolling summer camp model, where we offer the scouts different types of camping experiences each year. The rolling four year summer camp model is as follows:

Camp Type
Accommodation Type
Meal Types
06, 10, 14, 18, 22 International Camp (eg 7 Days at KISC in Switzerland) Indoor Accommodation Cooked by Leaders
07, 11, 15, 19, 23 Quit camp or a Travel Camp (eg a 7 day walk along the South Downs) Small hike tents Cooked by Scouts
08, 12, 16, 20, 24 Jamboree (eg the activity packed Essex Jamboree)
Patrol Tents
Cooked by Leaders
09, 13, 17, 21, 25 Quit Scout Campsite
Patrol Tents
Cooked by Patrols
Last Updated on Friday, 09 September 2016 21:18