Take the plunge with our new Ocean challenge badge

Did you know 70 per cent of our planet’s surface is covered by ocean? Now Girlguiding Scotland members can dive in and explore the fascinating world of the sea thanks to a brand new challenge badge being launched today (9 October 2015).

Created in partnership with the Scottish Association for Marine Science, the badge contains a variety of exciting activities for all sections including crafts, games and indoor and outdoor challenges.

Participants can try their hand at everything from ocean bingo to a science demonstration about ocean currents, a seafood barbeque, exploring underwater sounds or a seaweed-themed supermarket sweep. Instructions and resources are provided.

You can buy the Ocean challenge badge pack and the badge in our Edinburgh or Glasgow Guide shops or from Girlguiding Scotland’s online shop.

If you try out the Ocean challenge badge let us know! We’d love to hear your stories and see your photos on Facebook or Twitter – or you can contact us using the new Tell us your stories form on our website.