Explore Local Community

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Description

Spend an hour touring round your local town or neighbourhood noting down and discussing the relevance of different Community Facilities

Resources

Torches, Appropriate Clothing, Plenty of Leaders/Helpers, Pencils, Paper and Clipboard

Instructions

Organise a route around the local neighbourhood. Get different scouts to lead in turn. Time the trip for about an hour. Get them to record the different community facilities they come across - stations, schools, libraries, old peoples homes, council offices, churches etc. How do these all contribute to the local community. Award Patrol points to the most complete list.

Tags

  • community challenge
  • exploring the local area
  • leadership

Badge Links

  • Community - Explore local area