Week Six TY2TT: World activities for Scouts and Explorers
Welcome to week six of our Taking You to The Top challenge. This is a programme to help with scouting at home and continuing to work towards your top awards.
Week 6 - World (This will link to the World Challenge Awards & Skills element of Chief Scout Platinum & Diamond)
Choose 1, this can be done across all sections tailored to suit age range.
International Cuisine: Help cook a meal from a different country for your family
Community Impact: Make an effort to help in your community; check on local neighbours, delivering food, medicines, making cards for elderly, or help at a food bank
Environment: No planet B; learn about how we can reduce reuse and recycle our household waste, then create an eco brick
Food print: Learn some simple ways to save food from ending up in the rubbish bin.
Our Olympics Pair: some Olympic-level organisation with some great Games as we explore what goes into making this historic event.
Why is water important: See what WaterAid is doing in Madagascar, how local Scouts are helping, and why this work is so important.
International health hazards: Inspect infections and highlight hazards as we take a look at some global threats to our health.
What charities or services there are in your community and they help others?
Find out about another faith or culture, including a festival!
Celebrate the festival of light
Make a diya, and learn about the festival of light. Can you separate Diwali fact from fiction?
Tell about a time you did your best
Strongest shelter challenge: Work as a team to build a shelter from the materials you have, to get an idea of what life can be like for refugees and displaced children.
Community wellbeing map: Identify services near you that promote positive wellbeing or support young people experiencing mental health problems.
Inside the lines: find out how common mental health problems can stand in the way of young people from all walks of life.
Turkish delights: Discover the art of Ebru painting and have a go with your friends.
Build a Shelter: from the materials you have and spend the night in it, to get an idea of what life can be like for refugees and displaced children.
Take part in an online meeting with a Scout Group from another Country.
Run an International Music Quiz for your unit: find music from around the world and then create a quiz for the rest of the unit to guess which continent and country they are from.