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ProfIcIency adgesadges0escrIptIon ACCIDENT PREVENTION 1.Know and where possIble, demonstrate how to guard agaInst accIdents and when usIng: gas electrIcal applIances, kerosene stoves, naked lIghts, open fIres. 2.Know what specIal precautIons to take In the house wIth: 2.1Small chIldren 2.2Dld people J.Know at least three dIfferent ways of preventIng accIdents: J.1When boatIng and bathIng; J.2When usIng publIc transport, cars and cycles; J.JWhen wIth anImals; J.4n hIghrIse buIldIngs. 4.Know what specIal precautIons to take outdoors wIth regard to barbed wIre, poIsonous plants, storms and other hazards, e.g. Hornets, jellyfIsh etc.5.8e prepared to put your knowledge to the test In a gIven sItuatIon. ACILITY 1.8rIng a certIfIcate to show that she has completed one of the followIng clauses: 1.1Walked 6m over a rope brIdge; 1.2ClImbed Jm up a rope; 1.JSwam 25m. 2.2.1Covered Jkm at scout's pace. (JoggIng certIfIcate may be accepted). 2.20emonstrated good walkIng and runnIng. 2.JSkIpped contInuously for one mInute wIth rope turned backwards. J.J.1 Thrown a lIfelIne wIthIn easy reach of a person 8m away. J.2Thrown a hand ball overarm to a dIstance of 20m to land between two sIde lInes 4m apart. J.JCaught a hard ball from quIck short throws and from hIgh throws. J.4UsIng a tennIs ball, from a dIstance of 6m, hIt a target 0.5m square. 4.4.1ShowIng control and good posture, performed a balancIng feat on the floor or balanc apparatus. 4.2 0one a handstand agaInst a support. 4.J Leapfrogged In good style. AQUARIST 1.Dwn, or partown, an aquarIum of not less than three fIshes. 8e responsIble for the care of the fIshes, IncludIng feedIng and cleanIng, for at least sIx months or the CuIde may take care of an aquarIum In her School (If she does not own one herself). She should brIng a letter from her teacherIncharge to show that she has taken care of the aquarIum for 6 months. 2.Know the general requIrements for settIng up an aquarIum so as to maIntaIn a balance. J.FecognIse four common varIetIes of cold water or twelve varIetIes of tropIcal fIshes. 4.dentIfy the external vIsIble features of fIshes. 5.Choose four of the followIng aquarIum applIances and show that she understands theIr uses: feedIng rIngs; thermometers; fIlters; heaters; syphons; aerators; thermostats. Note: The tester Is to Inspect the aquarIum more than once In order to see that It Is correctly maIntaIned by the candIdate. APTIST 0rawIngs should be made on sheets of paper not less than 25cm by 17.5cm and should be of a good sIze and wellplaced. 1.0raw In charcoal, pastel or soft pencIl, an object provIded by the tester; add other objects and a background, to make a pleasIng composItIon. 2.|ake an IllustratIon of a subject chosen by the tester. J.8rIng one of the followIng, to be drawn In colour. J.1An ImagInatIve drawIng; J.2A landscape; J.JA fIgure drawIng; J.4A stIll lIfe drawIng; J.5A plant drawIng. 4.8rIng one of the followIng: 4.1A desIgn of sImple pattern suItable for wellpaper, embroIdery, or curtaIn materIal, IndIcatIng method of repetItIon. 4.2A drawIng In pen and Ink depIctIng a scene from the hIstory of the CuIde Company. 4.JA coloured desIgn for a poster, or book cover. 4.4A notIce wrItten In pen and Ink for a CuIde event. 4.5A batIk paIntIng. 4.6A pIece of work In metal relIef. 8e able to dIscuss the dIfferent medIa used In art. ATHLETE 1.Fun 100 metres In 15.4 seconds. 2.Fun 400 metres In 72.5 seconds. J.0o one of the followIng: J.1Long jump J.90 metres; J.2HIgh jump 1.20 metres. 4.0o one of the followIng: 4.1Throw dIscus (1.0kg) 15.0 metres; 4.2Throw a javelIn (600g) 15.0 metres; 4.JThrow a short putt (4kg) 6.J0 metres. Note: All events mst be ]ded n cccordcnce wth the lAFF Lcws overnn Trcck cnd Feld. ASKET-hAKEP 1.|ake two of the followIng, each In a dIfferent type of basketwork, such as cane, raffIa, straw, the base of one artIcle to be woven. 1.1|arket basket; 1.2|at; 1.JWork basket; 1.4Wastepaper basket. 2.Have a general knowledge of the raw materIal employed, how It Is obtaIned, and how It Is prepared for workIng. IRD WATCHER 1.8e a member of the Nature SocIety of SIngapore 2.Show her own fIeld notebook recordIng detaIled observatIon of sIx specIes of bIrds, IncludIng plumage, flIght, song, food, roostIng nest and eggs, and rearIng the young. J.Fead a book on bIrds and be prepared to dIscuss one of the followIng subjects wIth the tester: J.1|IgratIon; J.2TerrItory; J.JThe feet and beaks of bIrds; J.4SeabIrds; J.5Seasonal varIatIon In plumage.

DATSWAIN 1.SwIm 50m and keep afloat for 5 mIn wearIng clothes. 2.Use the followIng knots: reef, bowlIne, clovehItch, sheetbend, round turn and halfhItches. J.Throw an unweIghted lIne 10m. 4.0o one of the followIng sectIons: 4.1FowIng (I) |anage a dInghy sInglehanded, In response to InstructIons, to Include gettIng under way, turnIng, backIng, brIngIng alongsIde, and makIng fast.(II) Fow a boat wIth others. (III) Know the common terms used In connectIon wIth rowIng boats. 4.2SaIlIng(I) SaIl a dInghy sInglehanded and know how to manage It under varyIng condItIons. (II) 0emonstrate makIng and shortenIng saIl, tackIng, reachIng and runnIng. (III) PIck up moorIngs and come alongsIde. (Iv)|anage a dInghy under oars. (v) Know the common terms used In connectIon wIth rowIng and saIlIng dInghIes. Note: A lfe]ccket mst be worn for scln. 4.JCanoeIng (I)Show knowledge of general handlIng canoes. (II) Cet In and out from shallow water, from landIng stage, or from other craft In deep water. (III)8e able to paddle as sIngle or as partner In doubles. (Iv) 0emonstrate: (a) paddIng wIth feathered paddles; (b) how to use a paddle as stabIlIzer. (v)CapsIze a canoe, brIng ashore wIth paddles, and empty. Note:A lfe]ccket mst be worn for ccnoen. ANTI-0PUC AUSEThIs badge Is conducted at H0 level. Hence Interested guIdes wIll have to waIt for a cIrcular from H0 before applyIng. There are two stages to thIs badge. CertIfIcates wIll be presented to guIdes who pass Stage 1. A guIde must complete both stages before she can receIve the badge, whIch Is awarded by SANA. There Is a partIcIpatIon fee whIch Is nonrefundable.Stage a) Compulsory attendance at the AntI0rug Abuse Course for CuIdes and Scouts. b) At the end of the Course, candIdates wIll sIt for a wrItten test whIch Includes |ultIple ChoIce, True or False and Essaytype questIons. The passIng mark Is 60. Stage a) 0raw a poster on the theme of 0rug Abuse PreventIon. The Poster should have a SLDCAN. Any form of colourIng materIal could be used but the paper should be of the same sIze as the normal art paper used In schools. The candIdates Name, Coy, 0IstrIct and 0IvIsIon must be wrItten on the top FCHT HAN0 CDFNEF of the front of the paper. |arks would be awarded as follows: |essage10 marks Effort 10 marks PresentatIon10 marks TotalJ0 marks b) CompIle a Log 8ook whIch should Include the followIng: I.The candIdate's Name, Coy, 0IstrIct and 0IvIsIon on the front cover. II.A report on the Course attended. III. CuttIngs from newspapers and magazInes. Iv. A report on the candIdate's role as a 'Transfer Agent'. Note:To be a 'Transfer Agent' every candIdate must speak to TEN frIends and neIghbours on the subject of antIdrug abuse. HavIng spoken to them, the candIdate must answer all theIr questIons to the best of her abIlIty based on the knowledge gaIned from the Course.The followIng are to be Included In the report: Dne sample of what was spoken to the 10 persons. The names, addresses and telephone numbers of ALL the 10 persons for verIfIcatIon. The varIous questIons asked of each person. Answers gIven to these questIons that were raIsed. ThIs 'Transfer Agent' report should be Incorporated Into the Log 8ook (In the last few pages). Contents 10 marks EIIort10 marks Presentation10 marks Total 30 marks AllocatIon of marks .Log 8ook: . 'Transfer Agent' Feport - 40 marks The overall total Is 100 marks. Dnly those who scored 60 and above would be awarded the SANA AntI0rug Abuse 8adge.

CAMPER 1. 8rIng to the test a certIfIcate from a CuIder (qualIfIed camper) wIth whom she has camped statIng that she has proved herself to the useful and relIable and recommendIng her as a candIdate for that badge.2. Hold the Cook 8adge. J. Have camped for at least a week, 6 nIghts under canvas (not necessarIly consecutIve) and taken her share In the usual patrol dutIes.4. Know how to:4.1PItch, aIr and strIke a tent; 4.2Erect, strIke and pack up screenIng and poles. 5. Understand the care, In al weathers, of tents, groundsheets, beddIng and latrInes. Know how to carry out emergency repaIrs to a tent. 6. |ake a gadget or gadgets usIng the followIng lashIngs: square, trIpod and snake. 7. 7.1Construct a fIreplace for cookIng: collect and stack for suItable fIrIng; 7.2 Cook outofdoors: demonstratIng boIlIng, fryIng, steamIng, bakIng, makIng a hot drInk. 8. Understand:8.1How to store food IncludIng bread, butter, mIlk and meat; 8.2How to dIspose of all kInds of refuse. Note:The Tester mst be c qclfed Ccmper nomncted by the C.A/Ccmp Commssoner n consltcton wth the Ccmp Commttee. CAMPER (Extenson Secton 0nly).8rn to the test c certfccte from c 6der (qclfed ccmper) wth whom she hcs ccmped, stctn thct she hcs proved herself to be sefl cnd relcble, cnd recommendn her cs c ccnddcte for the bcde. 2.Hcve ccmped for ct lecst c week or two weekends cnd tcken pcrt n the scl pctrol dtes.J.Know how to: J.Ptch, cr cnd strke c tent; J.2Erect, strke cnd pcck p screenn poles.4.0nderstcnd the ccre, n cll wecthers, of tents, rondsheets, beddn cnd lctrnes. Know how to ccrry ot emerency repcrs to c tent.5.Mcke c cdet or cdets sn the follown lcshns: sqcre, trpod cnd sncke..Know how to constrct c freplcce stcble for c weekend ccmp; stcck stcble frewood.Z.0nderstcnd:Z.How to store food, ncldn brecd, btter, mlk cnd mect; Z.2How to dspose of cll knds of refse.Note: () The Tester mst be c qclfed ccmper nomncted by the Commssoner for Ccmp/Ccmp Advser n consltcton wth the Ccmp Commttee. ()N