The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

The Senior Scout Bookman Badge

  1. Supply the Examiner, previous to the test, with a list of at least 18 books from those he has read during the previous 12 months. The list must include some standard literary works. Technical books may not be included.
  2. Write his own review of a book lent him to read by the Examiner.
  3. Explain how he decides which books to read, and understand the facilities which exist in his district for obtaining books.
  4. Demonstrate how books should be cared for by producing some of his own volumes.