Typical Proceedings

  1. Come together as a formation – Unit, Group, District, Region, etc. 
  2. The person leading the ceremony welcomes everyone, including any special guests, and explains the significance of today’s presentation.
  3. For Silver Emu, President’s Award, and Silver Kangaroo presentations, the person leading the ceremony will read aloud the citation. 
  4. They now place the medal over the head of the recipient. This is followed by the accompanying certificate. In Victoria the uniform cloth badge will have been sent to the recipient well ahead of the ceremony, but not before the 1st August in the year it has been awarded. 

Option: You may arrange for the recipient to re-affirm their Scout Promise.

  1. The opportunity to say some words is offered to the recipient.
  2. The person leading the ceremony thanks people and brings things to a close.
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