To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the requirements below:
  1. Take part in at least four trips to at least two different cave systems. Each visit must be as a member of a properly led group.
  2. Keep a record of these trips and the routes followed.
  3. Have a good knowledge of the contents of the caving and cave conservation codes, and be able to show to the assessor an awareness of the environmental issues around caving.


Reference should be made to the Activity Rules in chapter nine of Policy, Organisation and Rules and the Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme.
If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.