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  • Show how to use a camera to take a good photograph.

  • Find out how to call the emergency services.

  • Show you can send emails and text messages.

  • You could also show how to use a mobile phone or a tablet to send a message to someone.

  • Learn the phonetic alphabet and define at least eight international Q code signals.

  • Show you know how to use your mobile safely and how to keep it safe.

  • Learn the meaning of these terms: SMS, MMS, 3G, 4G, 5G, WAP and Bluetooth.

  • Create and send a text.

  • Create a video message tell others why you enjoy being a scout.

  • Manage a mobile phone address book and set up groups of contacts.

  • Show you can text accurately at a rate of 50 characters per minute.

  • Show you know the meaning of at least 15 popular chat abbreviations.

  • Manage an email address book and set up groups of contacts.

  • Show how to use social media or the internet in a creative and safe way.

  • Design a poster that explains why it’s important to use social media and the internet safely.

  • Understand and show how to use the Scout brand, using resources available from UK HQ

  • Create some media content for the Group, District or County newsletter, Scouting Magazine or online.

  • Help to manage and maintain the social media pages for your local Scout Group for a period of time agreed by your Unit leader.

  • Take part in or produce a package about Scouting for the County website and fcebook pages. Once made contact the county Perception team to pass on your masterpiece! contact.us@southlondonscouts.org.uk 

  • Plan, develop and carry out a local recruitment campaign to get more adults and young people to join Scouting.

  • Create a portfolio of digital media. It might include artwork or a photograph that you alter using creative tools, music, animation, CAD (Computer Aided Design) or 3D sculpture.

  • Create a film, video, stop-motion animation or podcast and share it using a suitable media sharing tool.

  • Create a social network profile for your section, a band, local interest group or something similar.

  • Make a small website that can host content, such as photos, poetry or information about your local area.

  • Using a combination of programming, digital art, digital devices, electronic components, and other appropriate materials, create something that could serve a purpose in a scouting activity.

  • In a coding language of your choice, create a basic program to meet a need of scouting or your section.

  • Create a piece of interactive or animated digital art using software.

  • Create a simple computer program to help with a scouting activity, and try it out.