Scout Challenge Awards

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Cord and Thong Challenge Awards

One of the highest achievable challenge awards for scouts is that of the Cord or Thong. There are 4 types, namely: the Airman's Cord, the Bosun's Cord, the Service Cord, and the Bushman's Thong.

Patrol Leader Training Unit (PLTU)

The Patrol Leader Training Unit (PLTU) is a comprehensive leadership course run for young leaders in the Scout Movement.


Star Patrol

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President's Award


Air Safety Awareness Licence

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Water Activity Licence

Water Charge Certificate (PDF)

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Cub Instructor

The Cub Instructor badge can be earned by a senior Scout who spends a minimum of 6 months helping the Pack Scouter with the Cub Pack.

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Aids Awareness Badge

The Aids Awareness Badge covers awareness of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. It forms part of the Discoverer Advancement Level.


Diversity Awareness Badge

The Diversity Awareness Badge encourages Cubs, Scouts, Rovers and adults to learn more about diversity. It recognises that the values and behaviours of any one group of people are only different, not superior, to those of any other group of people.

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Amateur Radio Operator Licence

If a Scout or Adult Leader holds a Class A (ZR / ZS) Amateur Radio Operator license the holder is entitled to be awarded the Amateur Radio Operator Licence badge.

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