Pathfinder Citizenship Award
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Scouts develop and enhance attitudes, knowledge and skills to help them positively and actively contribute as members of their local and national communities. 
- Identify the following flags: the United Nations, World Scout, Canadian provinces and territories.
- With other members of your patrol meet with a member of local government or the legal system. Discuss with this person their responsibilities and the workings of their system.
- Explain the following to show that you understand how the Government of Canada works: the roles of the Queen, Governor General, and Lieutenant Governors; the general functions or powers of federal, provincial and local governments; the role of civil servants and the role of political parties.
- Meet with a member of a local service club, and discuss their organization's role in the community.
- Know how to do the following in your community:
- (a) Report damage or need for repairs to roads and bridges;
- (b) Report damage to electrical power, sewer mains, water supply systems;
- (c) Report a spill of hazardous material;
- (d) Obtain a building permit for a house or garage; and
- (e) Report suspected water contamination to the local health authority.
- With members of your patrol,
- Visit a historic memorial site and explain its significance to the community.
- OR Visit an industrial plant, business or educational centre. During your visit, find out about the types of jobs or careers that are available.
- OR Report on the history, growth and present role of one of the following: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canadian Armed Forces, Supreme Court of Canada.
- Actively participate in five community projects. At least two must be different from the choices made at the Voyageur level.
- Communicate and explore local Scouting activities with a Scout from another area or culture. (This could be done in person, or by letter, fax, ham radio, e-mail.
- Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY