The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!

The Senior Scout Orienteer Badge

  1. Know about the following types of event: Cross Country, Score, Line, Night. Know about the general organisation of these events, team scoring and relay work.
  2. Know how to apply rules of competition.
  3. Be able to explain Control Terminology and Definition of Feature.
  4. Be able to discuss any of the following techniques and skills: Choice of route, use of guide lines, aiming off, collecting features, step counting, height v. distance, rough v. smooth.
  5. Explain methods of map and compass and physical fitness training, and know how to set a course.
  6. Pass or have passed the Orienteer badge.