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Guide (Baden Powell Service Association Troop)

  • 1

    Show that he or she knows the locality surrounding their home and his/her Scout Hall, up to 8 mile radius in urban areas and up to miles in rural areas. The examiner may at his discretion, vary the area to exclude undesirable neighborhoods, parks or other open spaces and include an equivalent area.

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  • 2

    Know the whereabouts of the following:

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    • a

      Doctors, Veterinary Surgeons, Dentists, Hospitals and Ambulance Station.

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    • b

      Fire Station, Police Station, Gas Stations, Public Telephones.

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    • c

      Bus Stops, Railway Station, and routes of buses.

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    • d

      Scout hall, Public parks, Theaters, Cinemas, Churches, Museums, Military Base or local Armories, Public Washrooms, and any building of local interest.

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    • e

      The homes of his PL (Patrol Leader), APL (Asst. Patrol Leader), GSM (Group Scoutmaster), and the Scouts in his Patrol.

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  • 3

    Show that he or she understands how to use a map of the district and use it to point out at least 6 examples from No.2 above. The Scout should be able to guide the Examiner to any of the above by the quickest route.

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  • 4

    Know the history of a local building or place of historical interest.

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