IGG INTEREST BADGE Guide Money Matters Option 06

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Description

Plan the budget for an outing with your Patrol (Patrol Outing Budget)

Resources

 Budget template

Instructions

Aim of Badge: To encourage you to manage your money responsibly

This badge has 6 options of which all 6 must be completed.Instructions

Introduction
This activity will help to develop budgeting skills

Instructions
Week 1: Using the accompanying budget template, discuss with your Patrol the following:
• How many Guides would like to go on an outing?
• How much pocket money can the Guides allocate to the outing?

Week 2:
Using the accompanying budget template, find out the following in relation to e.g. a trip to the cinema.

Transport: How much will this cost (remember to check group rates on buses and trains)?
Admission: How much is a ticket for the cinema?
Food: Will the Guides bring their own food or purchase food at the cinema?

Bring your findings to your Patrol.
1. Discuss: Are you within budget (have you enough money to cover all costs?)?
2. Decide a date for the outing.
3. Decide on a payment plan.
4. Decide if you will have a weekly savings plan.
If yes, decide which Guide will be the Treasurer (she will record money saved each week).
Your Unit Leader will assist you by keeping the money safe.

Tags

  • Budget
  • budget planning
  • IGG
  • interest badge
  • Interest Badge Guide Money Matters
  • money matters
  • Trefoil News
  • Trefoil News Autumn 2017

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