Duke of Cornwall Award scheme
Open to units or individuals
The award is open to young people between the ages of 5 and 18. Activities can be undertaken either at home or in your meeting place. Units and individual across Girlguiding can take part.
Everyone participating in the Award scheme are encouraged to engage with their local community including police, fire, ambulance, environmental agency and local authorities. Young people can move through the award scheme levels as they get older.
There are 3 levels to the award :
The Home Award. The Community Safety Home Award is aimed at 5–10-year-olds. There are 9 activities; 2 are compulsory and individuals choose another 4 to gain the Award. Download the Home Community Safety Award worksheet from here
The Neighbourhood Award. The Community Safety Neighbourhood Award is aimed at 10–14-year-olds. Each activity has a page consisting of information on safety relating to the activity and a task to perform. There are 15 activities; 3 are compulsory and individuals must choose another 5 to gain the award. Download the Neighbourhood Award handout from here
The Community Award. The Community Safety Award is aimed at 14–18-year-olds. There are 5 activities; all 5 are compulsory. Each activity has a page consisting of information on safety relating to the activity and a task to perform. Download the Community Award worksheet from here
Upon completion of the award, the individual will be able to demonstrate how they can assist within communities, such as checking on neighbours and vulnerable people and delivering information.
There is no requirement to register to take part in the award scheme.
Badges can be ordered via email@example.com
They are £1 each plus post and packing.