Rovers - Beyond the Horizon

Peak Award - Baden-Powell Scout Award

The Baden-Powell Scout Award is the highest award you can earn in the Rover Section and is widely recognised in the community. It is considered the pinnacle of your Scouting at this stage and is a milestone in your Scouting life.

To be awarded the Baden-Powell Scout Award, Rovers must complete: -


  • Milestone 3 (Milestone 1 and Milestone 2 are optional)

Outdoor Adventure Skills

Achieve within Outdoor Adventure Skills: -

  • Bushcraft Stage 5
  • Bushwalking Stage 5
  • Camping Stage 5
  • Achieve 14 Stage progressions across any of the skills. At least 6 of these should be at Stage 4 or above

Special Interest Areas

  • Complete 6 Special Interest Areas activities, each totalling at least 18 hours, in at least 4 of the Special Interest Areas

Other Peak Award Activities

  • Complete a Leadership Course or Personal Development Course of at least 30 hours duration
  • Plan and lead an Adventurous Journey of at least 4 days and 3 nights duration
  • Complete a Personal Reflection on your Scouting Journey with Rover Scout peers, although must also involve at least one member of the Baden-Powell Award Support Team. 
  • The Award to be approved by your Unit Council

The requirements for achieving the Baden-Powell Scout Award are listed in the Baden-Powell Scout Award Notice of Completion Form.

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