Guides Speaking Robot

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Complete the Challenge – earn your badge!

If you complete the Challenge outside of school, and are a Guide in South Australia, you will automatically earn the limited edition ‘speak Robot’ fabric badge.

The ‘speak Robot’ badge

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Each Guide completing the Challenge is entitled to a maximum of one ‘speak Robot’ badge.

If you are already completing the Challenge at school, you can do it again outside of school as many times as you like.

What’s the ‘speak Robot’ badge worth?

The ‘speak Robot’ badge may be credited towards the following Guide challenges:

  • Create a Challenge
  • Explore a Challenge
  • Discover a Challenge
  • Achieve a Challenge
  • Junior Baden Powell Award
  • Baden Powell Award
  • WAGGGS programs

How to receive your badge

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To receive your ‘speak Robot’ badge, please present your certificate (which will be emailed to you after you submit your completed Coding Record online) to your Guide Leader before 15 October 2019.

Guide groups are encouraged to facilitate sessions with older Guides guiding younger Guides through the Challenge in small groups. Individual Groups have complete freedom in how this is done.

Ready to take the Challenge?

Step 1

Choose any four activities. Click here to visit the Challenge activities.

If you don’t know where to begin, check out the Guide for Beginners.

Step 2

Once you complete your four activities, please submit your completed Coding Record.

Please submit this form by 27 September 2019 to meet the Challenge deadline.

Step 3

You will be sent a certificate by email when you submit your Coding Record form online.

Please show this certificate to your Guide Leader to claim your badge. You can show them the certificate on a screen, print the certificate or forward the email to your Guide Leader.

For more information

Visit the Girl Guides SA website here for more information about how to complete the Challenge with Guides and speak to your local Guide Leader.

Badges will be distributed by Girl Guides SA.

Please check with your local contact and via the GGSA website.

If your Guide Leader requires further information about collection / postage of the ‘speak Robot’ badges, please direct them to this website and/or ask them to contact:

Bev Severin
Assistant Program Manager
Girl Guides South Australia
C/- 311 Military Rd Henley Beach SA

In the case that you require additional assistance, please notify the Promoter at:

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