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Emma awarded Australian Scout Medallion

posted 13 Aug 2016, 02:49 by Andrew Yeaman

Emma Rahman was awarded the Australian Scout Medallion at the 1st Heatherdale Scout Group's Annual Reporting and Presentation night last Monday 8 August.

The Australian Scout Medallion is the highest award in the Scout Section. It is considered the pinnacle of Scouting at this age.

To earn the Australian Scout Medallion a Scout must:
  • Participate in a Scout Leadership Course at any time after completion of the Pioneer Badge;
  • Demonstrate an active leadership role in Scouting;
  • Achieve the Adventurer Cord.

Emma joined the troop in 2012 and two weeks after her investiture (at the age of 10½) went on her first adventure - abseiling. What followed were many more adventures including Gilweroo, JOTA, Scout Hike, Mandurina, camps, hikes, Cohen Shield, Fantastic Race, PL on AJ2016, and Whitehorse Showtime.

To achieve her Australian Scout Medallion, Emma completed the following badges:
  • Campcraft (Pioneer, Explorer, Adventurer)
  • Citizenship (Pioneer, Explorer, Adventurer)
  • Emergencies (Pioneer, Explorer)
  • First Aid (Level 2)
  • Water Safety (Pioneer)
  • Construction (Explorer)
  • Abseiling, Art, Communication, Cultural Heritage, Entertainer, Music, Performing Arts, Science
  • Patrol Activity Badges (Pioneer, Explorer, Adventurer)
  • Cord (Pioneer, Explorer, Adventurer)
  • Scout Leadership Course.
Congratulations and well done to Emma.