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Scouts develop knowledge and skills to help them contribute positively and actively as members of their local community. 
- Contribute a total of five hours to your community by actively participating in three different community projects (e.g. Terry Fox run, community food banks, Remembrance Day Ceremony).
- Describe what to do at the scene of an emergency, including how to report fires, accidents or crimes using the "911" service or other emergency service used in your community.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of your community by being able to give simple directions (e.g. how to get to major features of the community such as a police station, a hospital, a shopping centre, or a sports facilities).
- Meet with a representative of a local public service (fire department, police service, ambulance service, engineering department) to learn its function and role within the community.
- Describe the Canadian flag, as well as your provincial or territorial flag, flower and bird using visual aids to assist.
- Demonstrate the correct care and use of the Canadian Flag while participating in a flag ceremony.
- Research the National War Memorial located in Ottawa and explain its significance to your Patrol/Troop. Identify any contributions made by your relatives toward Canada's protection of peace and freedom in the world.
- Creatively demonstrate your knowledge of the history of Scouting as described in the Canadian Scout Handbook.
- Taken from MEASURING SUCCESS - THE SCOUTING WAY