Leadership & Interests (VL1)

You will need

  • Computer


Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.


1. Attain ONE other Proficiency Badge that was not used to fulfil any other requirements.



  • 1i. Why did you choose to attain this proficiency badge?
  • 1ii. What is one takeaway you received by attaining this proficiency badge?
  • 1iii. Were there any difficulties faced whilst you were attaining this proficiency badge?
  • 1iv. In your opinion, is the proficiency badge system vital for the development of Scouts? Why or why not, please explain your stance.”



  • Social Development
    Scouts will develop their sense of social responsibility by improving themselves by learning a skill/new knowledge to achieve a proficiency badge.
  • Physical Development
    Scouts will be able to attain a new knowledge of themselves or the outdoors by achieving a proficiency badge.
  • Intellectual Development
    Scouts will be able to expand their field of knowledge with respect to the chosen proficiency badge.
  • Character Development
    Scouts will be able to develop their critical awareness of themselves and recognise the possibilities they possess through the chosen proficiency badge.

Activity Counts Towards

1. Hold at least ONE other Proficiency Badge of your choice. (This badge should not have been used to fulfill the requirements of any other section)

2. Nomination and Interview by HQ appointed panel.