Scouts SA Speaking Robot

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Complete the Challenge – earn your badge!

If you complete the Challenge outside of school, and are a Scout, you will automatically earn the limited edition ‘Speak Robot’ badge below.

The ‘speak Robot’ badge

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Each Youth Member can complete the Challenge multiple times but will only receive one ‘Speak Robot’ badge each.

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?

Think about how the ‘Speak Robot’ badge could be used towards the following Cub Scouts and Scouts badges:

Cub Scouts

  • Boomerang
  • Achievement badges
    • Information Technology
      level 1 & 2

Scouts

  • Proficiency badges
    • Technology
    • Information Technology

Venturer Scouts

  • Pursuits Tape
Pioneer Scouts

  • Special Interest Area
    • STEM

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 Scout leader before 15 October 2019.

Scout groups are encouraged to facilitate sessions with older Scouts guiding younger scouts 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 forward this certificate to your Scout Leader so they can organise collection of your badge.

For more information

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

Scout Leaders can collect the ‘speak Robot’ badge by emailing Digital Challenge Certificates through to program@sahq.scouts.com.au

Badges will be sent direct to Leaders.

If you or your Leader requires further information about the ‘Speak Robot’ badges, please direct them to this website and/or ask them to contact:

Bek Hobbs
Branch Program Support Officer
Scouts Australia (SA Branch)
211 Glen Osmond Road
Frewville
SA 5063
Phone 08 8130 6000
program@sahq.scouts.com.au

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

CommissionersDigitalChallenge@sa.gov.au

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