To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the requirements below:
  1. Complete one of the following:
    1. Produce and use a presentation about Scouting using audio and visual media, which can be shown to other people not involved in Scouting.
    2. Produce and use a presentation about your Troop using a mixture of audio and visual media that can be shown to a Beaver Colony, Cub Pack or parents in your Group.
  2. Find out about local media outlets (for example: radio, TV, newspapers and online opportunities). Make contact with your local media development manager to consider coverage of a positive news story or feature connected with local Scouting.
  3. Complete two of the following:
    1. Prepare and present a live report (either to camera or microphone) at a Scouting event or activity. The report should be accurate and informative and reflect the adventure of Scouting.
    2. Prepare a static display about your Troop or Group that can be exhibited in your local library, information centre, or other similar public place.
    3. Help to design a website for your Group or Troop and maintain it for at least two months.
    4. Interview a local personality public figure or someone in the local news (eg church leader, politician, media celebrity). Present the interview to your Troop. Take advice from a leader before contacting the person.
    5. Write a report about a local Scout activity and get it published in one or more of the following:
      • your Group, District or County/ Area newsletter or website
      • Scouting magazine or on the Scouts website
      • the local press


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