Many of the badges available are activity badges, which allow Scouts to show their progress in existing pursuits, but also to try all kinds of new things and form new interests. Click Here to see the badge requirements.
Gaining a challenge badge involves accomplishing a number of more ambitious tasks within the Troop or Community. There are several challenge badges across a number of themes, from the physical and outdoorsy to challenges dealing with the local community or issues connected with the Scouting World. Click Here to see the badge requirements.
Staged Activity Badges
Staged Activity Badges are available to young people from Beavers to Explorers, and cover a range of topics and skills. The stages have increasing levels of difficulty, and a Beaver can begin at whichever stage offers them an appropriate level of challenge. Click Here to see the badge requirements.
In addition, there are a number of core badges, obtained upon joining or moving on from the Troop, or for time spent in the Scouting Movement.