The highest award that can be achieved in the Rover section.
The Baden-Powell Scout Award is the highest Scouting award available to Youth in Australia. This award is designed to challenge and test those who set out to achieve this prestigious award.
The award includes 6 badges, 4 of which make up the St George Award and 2 larger project based badges.
The St George Award:
- Squire Training - a basic introduction to the Rover section
- Rover Skills - active participation in and contribution to creating a more effective Rover Scout section
- Service - developing the personal skills that come from providing service either within Scouting or to the broader cmmunity
- Physical - a physical activity that takes significant preparation that can be anything from a ramble to a triathlon
Project Based Badges:
- Personal Growth Badge - a significant and worthwhile project that challenges and enhances the skills of the Rover Scout
- Community Development Badge - a significant and worthwhile project that benefits the community locally, nationally or internationally
The next Baden-Powell Scout Award ceremonies will be held at Government House on:
- Saturday 27th April 2019
- Saturday 10th August 2019
Completion of the Baden-Powell Scout Award is a major milestone in a Rovers Scouting journey and carries an outstanding reputation within Scouting and the community.
The Award is approved by a Rovers peers at a Crew Council level. This peer reviews aims to maintain good standards for the award and allow the Rovers efforts to be judged by those who understand their abilities and goals best.
Rovers receiving their Baden-Powell Scout Award will be notified by State Office. Further information about receiving the award at the biannual Government House presentations can be found below.