East Area Scouting at Home
The Best Neighbourhood
Some say east side is the best side, now is your chance to prove it (okay, even if you do not live in the east, you can still take part in this challenge)! Show your love for your neighbourhood! Look deeper into your surroundings and identify what makes your home uniquely your home.
Rovers, Scouts, Ventures
Estimated Time Required
1 hour
Days Left
Challenge Peroid
31 May 21 - 13 Jun 21
You Will Need
  • Camera/Phone
Before You Begin...
As this challenge may require you to be out to take pictures, please follow all Safe Management Measures. Including (but not limited to) mask wearing.Please make sure you follow all prevailing safe management measures. These challenges are designed so that they could be completed with no physical contact with others.

Promote your neighbourhood as the best place to live in using an appropriate medium of your choice. Elements can include relevant aspects of a neighbourhood such as but not limited to nearby facilities, accessibility and neighbourliness.

Create a brochure or other media (e.g. Video) about your immediate neighbourhood to convince someone that your residential area is the best place to stay in.

Choose and fulfil any number of the requirements below:

Includes relevant accompanying pictures

+ 5 Points

Submission is applicable with or without COVID-19

+ 10 Points

Submission is in video format

+ 20 Points

Submit a reflection based off the given reflection questions

+ 20 Points

Scouting Together, Apart

Bonus: Conduct a “virtual tour” of your neighbourhood to your friends/patrol members on a video conferencing platform (e.g. Zoom, Google Hangouts, Discord, etc.)

+ 10 Points
Reflection Questions

1) What about your neighbourhood makes you proud/happy to be a resident there?

2) How has COVID-19 affected you and your family’s way of life?

3a) What are amenities are there for people with different requirements (e.g. Ramps for wheelchair)?

3b) What other accessibility features do you think your neighbourhood should include?

You Will Be Assessed By
  • Quality of photos/videos
  • Information presented
  • Reflection submission
This challenge counts towards [?]

Have a good knowledge of a locality of your choice for example a museum, conservation area or neighbourhood. Conduct a guided tour for a patrol of the selected locality.