To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the requirements below:
  1. Take an active part at your place of worship. This might include, getting involved in community work, taking a special part in services or celebrations or following a training or study programme.
  2. Complete the following:
    1. Find out more about the origins of your faith and share what you found out with others in the Troop.
    2. Explore some aspect of the history of your faith at a local, national or international level. This could be done by learning about influential people or by visiting a shrine or other holy place.
    3. Be able to explain to an adult some of the teachings of your faith and how these affect the way you live your life.
A young person who has been confirmed, had their Bat Mitzvah or Bar Mitzvah or similar faith life experience will only need to do the following activity to qualify for this badge:
  1. Take part in a Scouting activity relating to their faith.


If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.
- Badge requirements updated June 2011
- See all badge requirement updates in June 2011