FAQs

The projects can be completed as a group or as an individual. Please, check the project details and follow the instructions.

Some of the activities you complete as part of the Better World Award may also count towards Chief Scout Award (CSA) or Special Interest Badges (SIBs.) Please check the requirements for each!

You and/or your team will receive the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) pin upon completion of a logged project.

Qualify: Community projects that benefit the wider community, through promotion of peace, challenging inequalities and protecting nature.

Does not Qualify: Activities like;

· Meetings, training, or camps that do not support any community actions to improve something for people or nature.

· Attendance at a Jamboree or Conference.

· JOTA-JOTI meetings.

· Projects that don’t make a connection with the wider community outside of Scouting.

If you or your group are experiencing difficulties, it is an opportunity for learning, as not all projects go as planned. Step back and…Rethink! For support, contact betterworld@scouts.ie

You are required to log your completed projects to receive your awards. You can share your project ideas as part of the project application.

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