Special Interest Areas

Special Interest Area (SIA) badges encourage Scouts to challenge and develop themselves to pursue their interests and learn new skills in six areas:

Adventure & Sport, Arts & Literature, Creating a Better World, Environment, Growth & Development, STEM & Innovation.

Earning a SIA badge requires you to Plan>Do>Review and commit time to these interest areas.

Joey Scouts - 2 hours, Cub Scouts - 4 hours, Scouts - 8 hours, Venturer Scouts - 12 hours, Rover Scouts - 18 hours

For more resources to assist you to plan a SIA badge visit https://pr.scouts.com.au/achievement-pathways/

Plan>

Do you have an idea? Or an interest in a STEM area?

Are you going to complete the SIA badge on your own or form a Project Patrol?

Research your idea. Have a look at the resources and links.

Find a mentor or a subject matter expert to guide and assist you.

Discuss your idea with your Unit Council.

Do>

Complete your project.

Share your final project with your Unit or Patrol.  Or share what you learnt and did with your Unit.

Review>

What did you learn? Were you challenged by your project?

What went well with your project?

What could have worked better?

Do you have a new idea?

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Email Branch Leader STEM

bl.stem@scoutswa.com.au

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