SCOUTS - Be Prepared


The Environment Award is about encouraging young people to develop a sustainable lifestyle. That is, a way of life that has a minimal impact on the environment. It is designed to bring a Group together to promote an environmentally friendly way of living.

The aims of the Environmental Award are to:

- promote environmental awareness in young people

- promote activities between the Sections

- support the environmental focus in the Balanced Programme

- ensure there is a positive influence on everyone taking part

- have a long-term benefit on sustainable development globally or locally.


Examples of projects might include:

- setting up a recycling point in the Group meeting place or Community Centre

- the creation of a 'wild area' or pond at the local campsite.