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Complete the requirements below:

  1. Show that you know the locality surrounding either your home or Troop Headquarters up to a radius of 2 kilometres in urban districts and 3 kilometres in rural districts. This should include knowledge of the location of many of the following:
    • Doctors, veterinary surgeons, dentists, hospitals, ambulance station.
    • Fire station, police station, gas stations, shopping centres, and convenience stores.
    • Main bus stops and routes of Public Service Vehicles to surrounding areas.
    • Scout Headquarters, public parks, theatres, sports and leisure complexes, cinemas, places of worship, museums, schools, colleges and government buildings.
    • Local roads that give access to the nearest highway.
  2. Show how to use a street map to point out six locations from requirement 1. From your home or Troop Headquarters, show the quickest route to one of the places.
  3. Know how to reach the airport, seaport and major tourist attractions from your Troop Headquarters or home.
  4. Give clear directions to a place of interest eight kilometres away to a person travelling by car or public transport.


The Troop Leadership Team may at its discretion vary the area described in requirement 1.


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