The 86th Boys' Brigade Badge Programme

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The Boys Brigade Badge programme

comprises areas known as

 

 

 

Discover For P7 - S3 Boys

 


Challenge Plus For  S4 - S6

 

 

 

The President's Badge is awarded to those Boys who are normally in the S5 age group and who have completed the Discovery Course and are recommended by the Company Captain

 

 

 

 

 

The Queen's Badge is the highest award available in the Boys' Brigade and can be gained in S6 subject to qualification and recommendation by the Company Captain

 

 

 

 

 

The Discover Badge Programme has three main zones COMMUNITY, RECREATION and SKILLS. These zones are broken down further into the areas listed below

Boys who successfully complete the required number of activites will be awarded the corresponding badge

The standards contained within the current Badge programmes will ensure the Boys' Brigade will continue to assist young boys to develop into young men who are clear leaders. Businesses now recognise the tie up with the the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and the benefit of the many practical aspects of the programme; below is an idea of how it works

COMMUNITY
This zone gives the opportunity to learn about and make a difference to the world around us. This introduces the sub-zones

 

Local & National

Nature and Environment

International

Christian Faith

Free Choice

 

RECREATION
This zone gives the opportunity to be adventurous and develop confidence through an active and healthy lifestyle. This includes the
sub-zones

Outdoor & Adventure

Sports and Games

Health and Lifestyle

Christian Faith

Free Choice

 

SKILLS
This zone gives the opportunity to learn new skills and display creativity. This includes the sub-zones

Skills and Interests

Creativity

Trips and Visits

Christian Faith

Free Choice

There are two further zones entitled Christian Faith and Extras which complement the three programme zones and provide additional material for devotions, themed evenings and lots more.

 

The Compass Badge is awarded to new recruits who have successfully completed 6 activities split equally between Community, Recreation and Skills. This is generally awarded after 5 or 6 weeks.
 

 

 

 

Community Stage 1 Badges are awarded to Boys in P7 who successfully complete a minimum of 7 activities from the Community zone

 

 

Recreation Stage 1 Badges are awarded to Boys in P7 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Recreation zone

 

 

Skills Stage 1 Badges are awarded to Boys in P7 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Skills zone

 

Discover Badge is awarded to Boys in S1 who have completed at least 30 topics from the Company Section programme. They must also have gained Recreation, Skills and Community Badges in the past 12 months.  The Boys should have taken part in a residential experience (eg camp, holiday, sleepover, midnight hike, crossover) and performed an active / visible role in a Company event, Battalion eventChurch Service or event and maintained a good attendance record for one session

 

 

Community Stage 2 Badges are awarded to Boys in S1 who successfully complete a minimum of 7 activities from the Community zone

 

 

Recreation Stage 2 Badges are awarded to Boys in S1 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Recreation zone


 

 

Skills Stage 2 Badges are awarded to Boys in S1 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Skills zone

 

 

Community Stage 3 Badges are awarded to Boys in S2 who successfully complete a minimum of 7 activities from the Community zone

 

 


Recreation Stage 3 Badges are awarded to Boys in S2 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Recreation zone

 

 

Skills Stage 3 Badges are awarded to Boys in S3 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Skills zone 





Community Stage 4 Badges are awarded to Boys in S3 who successfully complete a minimum of 7 activities from the Community zone



 



Recreation Stage 4 Badges are awarded to Boys in S3 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Recreation zone




 Skills Stage 4 Badges are awarded to Boys in S3 who successfully complete a minimum of 10 activities from the Skills zone





Once all 4 stages have been obtained Boys move on to the Challenge Plus Programme

All Brigade activities are underpinned by Christian Faith, and relevant Christian Faith topics and resources are provided in each of the activity groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Challenge Plus Programme is for Seniors. This requires each young man to undertake in-depth Projects and Challenge activities which they themselves choose and work on at their initiative, with assistance from the Leaders if they need it.

 

 

These are grouped into three zones:

Community       Life Skills        Recreation & Leisure

 

There are three levels of awards which require a number of points to achieve.

Challenge Plus Bronze Award BadgeThe Challenge Plus Bronze Award requires 10 points.


Challenge Plus Silver Award BadgeThe Challenge Plus Silver Award requires 20 points.


Challenge Plus Gold Award BadgeThe Challenge Plus Gold Award requires 30 points.


Seniors will be awarded 5 points for a successful Project and 1 point for a Challenge. In most cases the Seniors will set the target or objective for Projects and Challenges themselves.

 

 

 

Heard about our Community Project?

 

Its all about recycling and we are delighted to tell you that we now supply

Bio Bag Food Waste bags and Food Caddies

We also supply

Bio Bags Dog waste bags and the fantastic ONYA bag to keep the bags in.

click the link here to see more details

 

 

The 86th Glasgow Boys' Brigade is a Scottish registered Charity No SCO32298

(c) 86th Glasgow Boys' Brigade 2012, 2013 and 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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