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Network AwardsThere are three top awards for the Scout Network Section
- Chief Scout's Diamond
- Queen's Scout Award
- The Explorer Belt Award
For each of the top awards there are common elements which must be completed to increasing levels of demand.The first four sections are:
- Skill - Show lasting progress in a new or existing Skill over a period of time.
- Physical Activity - complete an agreed programme of taking part and achievement.
- Service - provide service to an individual or community over a sustained period.
- This should include briefing and training, and can include working with another Section.
Expedition - Complete an expedition of 2/3/4 days in rural/open country.
Membership period - be a member of Explorers/Network for 6/12/18 months.
Spend 6/12/18 nights away as a member of the Scout Network, 4/8/12 of which must be camping.
Complete 2 activities form the International, Environment, Values list.
For the Queen's Scout Award there is an additional requirement of a 5 day/4 night residential project and a presentation. The project should be in an unfamiliar environment with unknown people.
- Scout Membership Award
- Duke of Edinburgh's Award
- Group Awards
- National Governing Body awards (British Cano Union, Mountain Leader Training, Royal Yacht Association, etc)
Queen's Scout Award procedure
To obtain your Queen's Scout Award on completion, here is what you must do:
- You need to complete a 'Queen's Scout Award Certificate Request Form' and send it to the Scout Office, 109 Old Milltown Road, Belfast BT8 7SP (NOT the address on the card).
- This form needs to be signed by a Comissioner (usually the County Scout Network Commissioner).
- On this form you can indicate where you want the award presented etc.