Our local history is important and this is an opportunity to learn more about it. Through this badge you will learn more about your own community and Australian history and how Scouting has played a part in this history.
This badge may be completed as a Pack Project or earned individually. If you are attempting this badge on your own, do not hesitate to ask your Cub Scout Leader or your parents for assistance.
Chart the history of your Scout Group
List in order 10 milestones in Scouting, starting with the beginning of the Movement.
And complete two of the following:
1. Visit a local Museum, Historical Society or a Scout Museum/Heritage Centre and:
a. Complete a worksheet on the contents (this to be arranged beforehand with the person in charge or Leaders visiting the centre and compiling their own worksheet)
b. Give a talk to the Pack on your visit and describe some item from 50 years ago.
2. Meet a local senior citizen, learn the history of the local area and present this history to the Pack.
3. Visit historical landmarks in your town (memorials, buildings) and list information as to their origin.
4. Research the history of the school you attend, and either write a short story or give a short talk on it.
Through an internet website or public library, research the history of a major Australian historical event and present your findings to the Pack.
This info is also in the Special Interest Badge section
of your yellow Australian Cub Scout Record Book - pages 148-149