You may have noticed that a lot of our young people are wearing one or more badges on the left side of their shirt (above the purple world membership badge. These are known as Occasional Badges and are worn to mark particular events. We wear these with the permission of the District Commissioner, and you can see below examples of some of the badges we are currently wearing. As a general rule these badges are only meant to be worn for a year (the Bees are an exception) and they move to being a blanket badge when you change section.
A Scout Association badge to mark that we have taken part in activities to empower young people to choose what they would like to do.
Created by the UK Parliament, especially for Scouts and Guides, this shows that we took part in their activities about Democracy, and found about the centenary of some women becoming eligible to vote.