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World Friendship
World Friendship
  1. Have corresponded regularly (once a month for example) for not less than six months with a Scout of another country either individually or as part of a Patrol or Troop ‘link-up’.
  2. Carry out a study of a country of your own choice and discuss with the examiner the differences in the way of life between that country and your own.
  3. Complete one of the following:
    1. Keep an album or scrapbook for at least six months giving illustrated information (gained from correspondence under requirement 1) on Scout activities, sports, home life and national affairs of the other Scout's Country.
    2. Submit a set of not less than 20 photographs or colour slides taken by yourself illustrating and explaining Scouting, life, people, customs and scenery of another country.
  4. Complete any two of the following:
    1. Camp or hike for at least seven days with a Scout or Scouts of another country (either in your own or their country) and produce a log book covering this event to include your impressions and knowledge gained of the foreign Scouts and their country or countries.
    2. Entertain, in your home, a Scout or Scouts from overseas.
    3. Tell the examiner ways in which you have welcomed immigrant young people or visitors from another country at school, sports or in your local community and what you have done to make them feel at home there.
    4. Give separate informative talks to your Troop and to a Cub Scout Pack (each of at least five minutes duration) on the interest and knowledge gained from your international experiences.
    5. Make a tape recording of camp fire songs from another country or a simple conversation with a Scout in another language, with the meaning of each sentence in English.
    6. Devise and run a Troop or Patrol activity based on information gained from an overseas Scout with whom you are in touch or from your own knowledge of another country or countries.

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