The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!


1. Recite a piece of good prose and some lines of verse suitable to their age and interests.

2. Make a 5-minute speech on a subject chosen by the Scout.

3. Read aloud a piece of prose selected by the Examiner who will judge diction, emphasis and speed.

4. Take part in a discussion with 1 or 2 other Scouts on a subject chosen by the Scout from a list provided by the Examiner 14 days earlier.