Link Badge

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Objective: To prepare the Cub for the Troop.

Link Badge requirements

(Responsibility of the Troop Scouter)

  1. Attend at least three formal Troop meetings.
  2. To be completed with your Future Patrol Leader:
  3. Demonstrate correctly the Scout Salute, Scout Sign and the Left Handshake, and explain when each is used.
  4. Recite the Scout Motto.
  5. To be completed with your Troop Scouter:
  6. Repeat from memory the Scout Promise and Scout Law, and explain their meaning and how to carry them out.
  7. Show a general knowledge by talking about the life of the Founder, Lord Baden Powell of Gilwell, why he started Scouts and the spread of Scouting worldwide.
  8. Sing or recite the national anthem and briefly describe its history, recognise the South African flag and national symbols as well as the Coat of Arms.
  9. Show an understanding of your rights and responsibilities as a child and when to say "no".

Notes: These requirements must be completed with the Troop Scouter as soon as possible and preferably within three weeks of your joining the Scout Troop.

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