Best badge support blogs of 2016


Looking at your Programme for 2017? Our badge support blogs profile a different badge each time, and can really help when planning a Programme for any section.

Here are the 10 best badge support blogs of 2016:

1. Personal Challenge Award

Scouting is all about developing skills for life, and the Personal Challenge Award is a great place to start that journey.

Personal Challenge Image Blog

2. Cooking badges

The perfect badges to do at any time of year - outdoors on camp, indoors on a rainy night, or any time in between!

Cooking Blog

3. Queen's Scout Award

The Queen's Scout Award is the top youth award in Scouting, and completing it is an amazing achievement.

Badge Support Queen Scout Award

4. Digital Citizen Badge

A new badge for this year, the Digital Citizen and Digital Maker badges have been extremely popular - for good reason! 

Dig Xit Badge Blog

5. Chief Scout’s Award

Aim for the top! The Chief Scout's Award is one of the highest awards in Scouting, and is very well deserved by anyone who achieves it.

CSA Silver 

6. Global Issues badge

In a year of vast political change, this badge helped leaders to introduce their young people to some of the biggest issues facing the world.

Global Issues Activity Badge

7. Disability Awareness badge

Tie this badge into your A Million Hands Disability efforts, and your young people earn a double-whammy of badges.


8. Photography badge

Smartphones mean that everyone now has a camera in their pocket. Put them to good use with this fun, creative badge. 


9. World Challenge Award

Use your A Million Hands Community Action projects to work towards this Challenge Award too, and do something great in your local area.  

World Challenge 

10. Naturalist badge

Getting out into nature is a vital part of the Scouting formula - and even something that could improve your mental health.

Blog Badge Support Nautralist

You'll find all our badge blogs collated here. Check back soon to see what else we've added to the list!

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