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Platinum Chief Scout's Award

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If you would like to complete the Chief Scout's Platinum Award please contact pat.duncumb@kentscouts.org.uk.

To complete this award a Network Scout needs to:

  1. Complete 2 activities (from 2 different sections) from the Platinum EIV list.
  2. Be a member of Network or Explorer Scouts for at least six months.
  3. Complete six nights away as a Network or Explorer Scout of which four must be camping.
  4. Hold the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, or complete the four Platinum Chief Scout Challenges

The Platinum EIV challenges

International:

  Complete a 3 day Expedition in the UK with similar aims to those of the Explorer Belt.
  Take an active part in a project with an overseas aid organisation, such as UNESCO. Present your experience to your unit / Relevant Audience.
  Take an active part in a camp in another country, for instance, a Jamboree or Moot. Present your experience to your unit/relevant audience.
  Take an active part in an International Camp in the United Kingdom.
  Take part in a project at a campsite abroad.

  Organise a series of 2 evening programmes for your Unit or another sections on an international theme agreed with your mentor.

Environmental:

  Assist some Cub Scouts or Scouts in gaining their Global Conservation Activity Badge.
  Take an active part in an environmental project with another organisation. Present your experience to your unit / Relevant Audience.
  Take an active part in an environmental project in your local community.  Discuss your experience with your mentor / Present your experience to your unit / Relevant Audience.
  Choose a current environmental issue to research, and then present your findings to your Unit.
  Complete an environmental impact assessment of an activity the Unit is undertaking and act on your findings.
  Organise a series of 2 evening programmes for your Unit or another section on an environmental theme agreed with your mentor.

Values:

  Assist some Cub Scouts or Scouts in gaining their Faith Activity Badge.
  Take a regular part in activities at your place of worship.
  Take an active part in a project examining your own faith, for example a retreat. Discuss your experience with your mentor / Present your experience to your unit / Relevant Audience.
  Take an active part in a project examining a faith other than your own.
  Research a current issue, such as health or crime, and then present your findings to your Unit.
  Organise a series of 2 evening programmes for your Unit or another sections on a Values theme agreed with your mentor.

Platinum Chief Scout Challenges

  • take up a skill for three months, and show progress and lasting interest. The skill can be an existing interest or something entirely new
  • take up a physical activity for three months, completing an agreed programme of taking part and achievement
  • provide service to an individual or the community for three months. Briefing and training should be given in order to gain the necessary skills. This can include helping with another section as a Young Leader
  • complete a two day and one night expedition in rural country by foot, cycle, horse, canoe, boat or dinghy. The expedition should involve careful preparation, training, responsibility and review
  • Members must undertake an extra three months in one of the skills, physical recreation or service challenges.