The Scoutcraft Badge is the FIRST badge completed by EVERY new Scout.
The Scoutcraft Badge is earned within four to six weeks of your entry to the Troop. Your Patrol Leader and the Scout Leader jointly carry out the training and testing for this badge.
1. Learn and be able to demonstrate the following knots:
a) reef knot
b) clove hitch
c) sheet bend
d) rolling hitch.
a) Describe the Australian flag and how to use it.
b) Hoist the flag.
c) Break the flag.
3. First aid
a) Know how to report an emergency.
b) Know the first steps to control bleeding.
4. Safety with camping tools
a) Know the laws that govern the carrying and use of knives in your state or territory.
b) Know and understand the safety rules for the use and storage of knives, bush saws and axes.
c) Demonstrate an understanding of the rules that apply to the supply and use of firewood in camping areas in your state or territory.
d) Demonstrate the use of a pocketknife or multi-tool.
5. Patrol System
a) Discuss with your Patrol Leader the requirements of the Pioneer Target or other appropriate Target of the Award Scheme.
b) Discuss with your Patrol Leader how the Patrol system operates in your Troop, e.g. election of Patrol Leader, appointment of APL, responsibilities and operation of Troop Council.
c) Show an understanding of the structure and duties of the Patrol.