KSAR Challenge Badge

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Kent Search and RescueSearch and Rescue has a lot in common with traditional Scout activities but there's a lot more too and this is a challenging but fun badge to get. If you've got this far hopefully you're interested in taking up the challenge.

About the Challenge

The Complete Activity List give an excellent overview of the award.

To get started, here are all the instructions you need:



  1. Look over the challenges on the challenges page (click here).
  2. Decide that you want to take part and Click here to fill out a form to let us know.
  3. Within 12 months complete 8 of the 15 challenges (including at least 4 core topics).
  4. When you're finished, let us know by Clicking here to fill out a form and we'll send out your certificates and badges to celebrate or better still we'll see if a KSAR member can come along and do the presentation!



What's the cost?

It's £1.50 per person and you pay this when you've completed your 8 challenges to get your certificate and badge.

Can the badge be worn on a uniform?

Yes. The GLSE County Commissioner has agreed that the Search and Rescue Award can be worn on uniforms.

I'm the leader doing all the work, can I get the badge?

Yes again. It's been agreed that as the person(s) delivering the badge you'll definitely have done all the requirements, and probably more!

Do you want feedback as we progress?

You bet! Although we've done all we can to make sure everything works and the information you need is there we're not infallible. Please email us using the addresses above to let us know how you are doing and any problems. We may take a day or two to get back to you as we might have been out searching so please bear with us.


Follow the link to the complete activities list you'll find the complete activity list and then for each challenge there's separate information and instructions to get you started. Don't forget the library and internet have more information that can help you.



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This page was last updated on 3 October 2017 by Paul Amass