Sainsbury's sponsor the Scout Camper Activity badge. Some great resources are available which include activity ideas that leaders can use to help Scouts gain their badge.

To gain this badge, Scouts must complete all of the requirements below:
  1. Camp under canvas* as a Scout for at least 15 nights.
  2. Lead a group of Scouts in the pitching, striking and packing of a four to six person tent.
  3. Know what to look for when choosing a campsite and in deciding the best position to pitch tents.
  4. Show an understanding of the reasons for hygiene and the importance of being safe and tidy in camp.
  5. Demonstrate how to store food hygienically at camp.
  6. Construct two useful camp gadgets such as a camp larder, altar fire, flagpole, camp gate etc.
  7. Prepare and cook either a full hot breakfast or a main meal for 2 to 6 people.


* under canvas refers to any tentage
If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.