To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the activities below.
  1. Complete one of the following activities:
    1. Visit a place of worship for a faith other than your own and find out the differences between this building and your own place of worship. Examples include: gurdwara; temple; mosque; church; synagogue
    2. Attend a religious festival from a faith different to your own.
  2. Complete one of the following activities:
    1. Learn about the life of a founder or a prominent leader of a Faith (such as Prince Siddartha Gautama, Mohammed, Jesus Christ, Mahatma Gandhi or a saint such as St George)
    2. Find out about someone whose faith has had a significant impact upon his or her life.
  3. Read a sacred text from another faith and show how it compares it with a similar teaching from to your own faith.
  4. Find out how following the teachings of another faith affects an individual's daily life. This could include food or dietary laws, rituals, prayers or religious observances.


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