Activity Centre Service Activity Badge – Scout


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  • Help the warden or manager and work for at least five days at a permanent District, County or National Scout campsite. Alternatively, you can do this work at a similar activity centre.
  • Explain and show how to use three items of equipment that you’ve used in your work with the activity centre. Show or talk about how you maintain the equipment.
  • Choose four of these to explain and if possible demonstrate:
    • the use of computers in campsite management
    • how to take care of campers’ needs while respecting wildlife
    • how to prevent frozen pipes and what to do if an overground pipe bursts or leaks
    • the need for good site drainage and clear ditches
    • rubbish disposal and how to recycle materials wherever possible
    • the reasons for having clean toilets
    • how to unblock a drain
    • how to use and maintain equipment for an activity you have become familiar with
    • other important tasks that the warden or manager has pointed out.
  • Talk about developments and improvements you would like to see at a permanent campsite. It could be the one you worked at or another one you know well.
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