THE ADVENTURE SERVICE CHALLENGE AWARD SCHEME

Adventure Service Challenge is a three-fold, integrated, interwoven scheme of activity for young people aged 5 to 18 years and beyond.

OFFERING

Adventure

Discovery, exploration, leisure pursuits, attitudes to and skills for life

Service

Concern for others, opportunities for giving service to those in need

Challenge

A progressive training scheme of activities for young people aged 5 to 18

Values of the Scheme

The Adventure Service Challenge Award Scheme is open to all young people age 5 to 18, of all abilities and backgrounds.

It is unique in that it the scheme can meet the needs of a wide ability range of young people.

Young People taking part are not in competition with each other, their progress is assessed on the measure of their own personal achievement.

Who is ASC For?

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THE STAGES IN DETAIL

The Adventure Service Challenge Award Scheme consists of Cub Level (ages 5 to 7), Junior Stages 1 and 2 (ages 8 to 11), Senior Stages 1 and 2 (ages 10 to 16) and Gold Level (ages 14 to 18). Each Stage comprises between 5 and 8 challenges. The Activities for the various Stages of Adventure Service Challenge are as follows:-

Cub Level Challenges

  • Shield
  • Being Safe
  • Walk
  • Hobby
  • Activity
  • Cooking
  • Help Out
  • Emergency

Junior Stage 1 Challenges

  • Emergencies
  • Health
  • Cooking
  • Service
  • Shield
  • Local People
  • The Living World
  • Crafts

Junior Stage 2 Challenges

  • Safety First
  • First Aid
  • Collection
  • Observation
  • Service
  • Shield
  • Model Making
  • Our Country

Senior Stage 1 Challenges

  • Roadcraft
  • Cookery
  • Interests
  • Service
  • Shield
  • Campcraft
  • Rambling
  • First Aid

Senior Stage 2 Challenges

  • Emergencies
  • Health
  • Cooking
  • Service
  • Shield
  • Local People
  • The Living World
  • Crafts

Gold Level Challenges

  • Adventure
  • Service
  • Challenge
  • Shield
  • Presentation

 

Full details of the recommended activities for each of the 6 stages, together with guidance on the operation of The Adventure Service Challenge Award Scheme are available in the Registered Group area of this Website, (You will need to be a registered group to gain access).

Record cards for each stage are available for those taking part. The cards give an outline of what is required for the activities of that particular stage and allow each one to be "signed off" when completed.

There is a Certificate for each of the 6 stages. These are available for presentation to those taking part, when they have successfully completed the activities for that stage and serve as permanent record of the young person's achievement.

When a young person has successfully completed a level, the adult in charge of the unit can order the award pack consisting off, Framed Stage Certificate, a Sew on Badge for the stage completed and an enamel Lepel Badge for the stage completed.