Heritage Challenge Badge
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To explore a Scout's heritage.
- Show that you know where to find information about the heritage of your community by explaining:
- primary and secondary sources;
- oral and written sources; and
- the use of materials in archives, museums, and libraries.
- Carry out one of the projects suggested below and make an oral, written, or scrapbook presentation to your Troop.
- Construct a family tree showing at least five generations.
- Give a report on the origins of your community or neighbourhood; and
- In a rural area, make a study of at least 30 early gravestones in the local cemetery. Give a presentation on these former residents and how they contributed to the area.
- Outline the history of the World Scout Movement from its beginning, with special emphasis on the contribution of its founder; and
- Give a brief history of your own Scout troop and district.
- Choose a historic building, place, monument, park, structure, or organization in your area and give a report on its history and importance.
- Research and make a presentation on the history and legends of the native people in your area OR on their present-day life.
Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article may no longer be applicable.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Personal Achievement Badges - Scouts.