Information for Leaders
Abseiling Proficiency Badge
There are three parts to this badge.
This Badge is best done over two Scout nights, one Abseiling half day and with a bit of research by the Scouts on the Web either at home, school or the local library.
Information for the Demonstrate requirements can be obtained by clicking on the Demonstrate links on the main Abseiling Proficiency Badge Page. This part the Scouts should do the research for themselves. Just give them the Kennedy Region URL (www.kennedy.scoutsqld.com.au)
Information for the Skill requirements 1 -3 can be obtained from clicking on the appropriate link on the main Abseiling Proficiency Badge Page. This should be done on the first of the two scout nights.
The remainder will be given on the training night (see below) conducted by the Kennedy Region Abseiling Panel prior to the Abseiling Day
The Activity requirements will be done on the Abseiling Day.
Scout Leaders need to organise a time, date and venue at least 30 days prior to the this activity with the Abseiling Panel Co-ordinator. The Training Night is normally conducted 2 weeks before the Abseiling Day and on your Troop’s Scout Night.
Scout Leaders must book this day from the Regional Abseiling Calendar with the Panel Co-ordinator. Generally Abseiling Days in Kennedy Region are conducted on the third Sunday of each month except for School Holidays and JOTA/JOTI weekend. Click here to view the Calendar. Bookings are taken on a first in basis.
If you have any questions please contact the Abseiling Co-ordinator.
WARNING: Some activities covered on this website can be dangerous. Undertaking them without proper training, experience, skill, regard to safety, and equipment could result in serious injury or death.