Chief Scout

Chief Scout Bronze – Beavers

This is the highest award a Beaver can earn. To earn it, you’ll need complete all of the challenge awards, as well as any four activity badges of your choice (including staged activity badges).

How to earn your badge:

  1. Complete all the challenge awards.They are:My World Challenge Award
    My Skills Challenge Award
    My Outdoors Challenge Award 
    My Adventure Challenge Award
    Teamwork Challenge Award 
    Personal Challenge Award
  2. Do any four activity badges or staged activity badges.Explore the Beavers Activity badges.

Chief Scout Bronze Award

Chief Scout Silver – Cubs

This is the highest award a Cub can earn. To complete it, you need to earn six Activity or Staged Activity Badges of your choice, as well as all seven of the Challenge Awards. The Chief Scout’s Silver Award shows that you’ve given new things a go, played your part, and stuck it out, even when the going got tough. It’s a really big achievement, and you should be proud.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Finish the seven challenge awards.They are: 
  2. Earn six activity or staged activity badges of your choice.They could be badges you gain outside of your normal meetings or ones you’ve worked towards at meetings.Explore the Cubs activity badges.
Chief Scout Silver Award

Chief Scout Gold – Scouts

How to earn your badge:

  1. Complete the nine challenge awards.These are:
  2. Earn six activity or staged activity badges of your choice.They could be badges you gain outside of your normal meetings or ones you’ve achieved through your programme.Explore the Scouts activity badges.
Chief Scout Gold Award

Chief Scout Diamond – Explorers

The Chief Scout’s Diamond Award is the highest of the Chief Scout’s Awards, and the final step before the Queen’s Scout Award.

To gain the Chief Scout’s Diamond Award, members must complete the following:

  1. Be a member of Explorer Scouts or the Scout Network or both for at least 12 months.This can include any time counted for the Chief Scout’s Platinum Award.
  2. Complete 12 nights away as an Explorer Scout or member of the Scout Network, of which eight must be camping.This may include the nights counted for the Chief Scout’s Platinum Award. Nights away must be different from any other nights away used in the other sections of this award.
  3. Complete four activities from the list of International, Community and Values activities.This should include at least one from each area of the list and can include the activities completed for the International, Community and Values list as part of the Chief Scout’s Platinum Award.

Choose 1 of the following options:

  1. Hold the Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.Find out more about the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
  2. Complete the four Diamond Challenges:
    1. Take up a skill for three or six months*, and show progress and lasting interest. The skill can be an existing interest or something entirely new.
    2. Take up a physical activity for three or six months*, completing an agreed programme of taking part and achievement.
    3. Provide service to an individual or the community for six months*.Briefing and training should be given in order to gain the necessary skills. This many include helping with another section as a Young Leader or regularly helping at in the community at places such as a soup kitchen or animal shelter.
    4. Complete a three day and two night expedition in rural or open country by foot, cycle, horse, canoe, boat or dinghy.The expedition should involve careful preparation, training, responsibility and review.
Chief Scout Diamond Award

Chief Scout Platinum – Explorers

How to earn your badge:

  1. Be a member of Explorer Scouts for at least six months.
  2. Complete six nights away as an Explorer Scout of which four must be camping.Nights away must be different from any other nights away used in the other sections of this award.
  3. Complete two activities from the International, Community and Values list.The two activities should come from different areas of the Platinum ICV list.

Choose 1 of the following options:

  1. Hold the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s AwardFind out more about the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
  2. Complete the four Platinum Scout Challenges, which are:
    1. Take up a skill for three or six months*, and show progress and lasting interest. The skill can be an existing interest or something entirely new
    2. Take up a physical activity for three or six months*, completing an agreed programme of taking part and achievement
    3. Provide service to an individual or the community for three or six months*.Briefing and training should be given in order to gain the necessary skills. This can include helping with another section as a Young Leader.
    4. Complete a two day and one night expedition in rural country by foot, cycle, horse, canoe, boat or dinghy.The expedition should involve careful preparation, training, responsibility and review.
Chief Scout Platinum Award