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Awards

Award Name Who can earn it? How is it earned? What is earned?

Cyber Chip

- Information

Requirements

- Grades 1-3

- Grades 4-5

- Grades 6-8

- Grades 9-12

Cub Scout

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

Complete, to the satisfaction of your leader, the requirements listed online for your age group. If you have already earned the badge for your age group, complete a "recharge" requirement. It is good for one year.

- Certificate (grades 1-5)

- Certificate (grades 6-12)

Patch CyberChipsRecharge

Religious Awards

- Information

- Duty to God brochure

- List, by faith

Cub Scout

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

The various religious groups administer the programs, so the awards and their requirements will vary by faith. Visit www.praypub.org (eternal link) for more information on each award.

NOTE: Adult Scouters who earned the religious award as a youth continue to wear the youth knot.

Knot ReligiousYouth

Den Chief Service Award

- Information

- Requirements

Den Chief 

Complete, to the satisfaction of your leader, the requirements as listed in the Den Chief Handbook.

Misc DenChiefServiceAward

STEM/Nova Awards

- More Information

- STEM Nova Awards

Cub Scout

Webelos Scout

Scout

Venturer

STEM is part of an initiative the Boy Scouts of America has taken on to encourage the natural curiosity of youth member and their sense of wonder about these fields through existing programs.

Patch Nova

Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award

- Information

- Requirements (2015)

Cub Scout

Complete, to the satisfaction of your leader, the requirements listed online.

Patch CSOutdoorActAward

World Conservation Award

- Information

- Cub Scouts (2015)

- Scouts (2016)

- Venturers (2016)

Cub Scout

Scout

Venturer

Complete, to the satisfaction of your leader, the requirements appropriate to your age level.

Patch WorldConsAward All

Outdoor Ethics Award (formerly Leave No Trace)

- Information

- Scouts BSA

- Venturing

Scout

Venturer

Adult Scouter

Complete the requirements for you age as listed online, and submit the application to the council service center.

Patch OutdoorEthics

William T Hornaday Award

- Information

Unit

Scout

Venturer

Adult Scouter

Recognizes youth and adult members who have rendered distinguished and unusual service to natural resource conservation and environmental improvement over a sustained period. Recipients are approved by National.

Medal Hornaday

50-Miler Award

- Information

- Application (2015)

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

Adult Scouter

Plan and participate in a trek of at least 50 miles and 10 hours of conservation work with your unit, and submit the application to the council service center.

Patch 50Miler

Historic Trails Award

- Information

- Application

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

Plan and participate in a historic trails activity with your unit, and submit the application to the council service center.

Patch HistoricTrailsAward

Emergency Preparedness Award

- Information

- Application (2014)

Cub Scout

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

Adult Scouter

Complete the set of requirements specific to your age level, and submit the application to the council service center.

Pin EmergencyPrepAward

Lifesaving or Meritorious Action Award

- More information

Cub Scout

Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

A registered member of the Boy Scouts of America performs an outstanding effort to save a life.

Medal HonorMedal

Mile Swim Award

- Information

- Mile Swim

Scout

Complete the requirements to the satisfaction of your BSA-qualified instructor.

for swimsuit

Patch MileSwim

Venturing Leadership Award

- Information (this is on the official Venturing page)

Venturer

A Venturing youth who has made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplifies the Venturing Code and Venturing Oath is nominated and a council/area/region committee selects recipients. The nomination form is submitted through the council service center for approval.

Medal VentLeadershipAward

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