The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

Scout Reader Badge

  1. Supply to the examiner previous to the test, a list of 12 books from those read during the previous 12 months, not more than 3 books from any one author.
  2. Discuss these books with the Examiner and explain why the titles were chosen and answer questions of the contents of the books.
  3. Show how books should be cared for.
  4. Write a précis (of not more than 200 words) on 1 of the selected books.
  5. Use the Dewey system of cataloguing and be able to catalogue in alphabetical order using authors names.