Camping skills on the way out for scouts as badges for recycling and gaming are considered
It's sad to see the 'old ways being kicked to the curb' but if Scouting is to continue, it has to be brought up to date. One way of moving the Scouting movement forward into the 21st century will be to update the badges awarded for merit in various area.
It has been suggested that badges be given for recycling and it is hopeful that all scout uniforms AND badges will be made from re-cycled materials so as not to have the Scouting movement be hypocritical in any way shape or form.
As for the 'gaming' badge, this will be awarded to Scouts who win over five hundred pounds sterling at any gaming table, slot machine or lottery.
Another new badge to be introduced will be the 'Harry Potter' badge, awarded to any Scout resembling the star of the hit movie series, OR to any Scout having watched all of the moviesat least three times and who owns the full set of novels signed by J.K. Rowling herself.
More badges will be announced as they are 'passed' into Scout Law. So 'Be Prepared'.