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Awards

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

Cyber Chip

- Fact Sheet

Requirements

- Grades 1-3

- Grades 4-5

- Grades 6-8

- Grades 9-12

Cub Scout

Boy Scout

Varsity 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.

Patch CyberChipsRecharge

Religious Awards

- Fact Sheet

- Duty to God brochure

- List, by faith

Cub Scout

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

- Requirements

Den Chief 

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

Misc DenChiefServiceAward

STEM/Nova Awards

- More Information

Cub Scout

Webelos Scout

Boy 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

- Requirements

Cub Scout

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

Patch CSOutdoorActAward

World Conservation Award

- Fact Sheet

- Cub Scouts

- Boy Scouts

Requirements

Application

- Venturers

Cub Scout

Boy Scout

Venturer

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

Patch WorldConsAward All

National Outdoor Awards Program

- Fact Sheet

- Application

Boy Scout

Varsity Scout

Venturer

Sea Scout

Complete the requirements listed for one (or more) of the segments, and submit the application to the council service center for approval.

Patch NatOutdoorAwards BS

Outdoor Ethics Award (formerly Leave No Trace)

- Fact Sheet

- Boy Scout

- Varsity

- Venturing

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

- Fact Sheet

- Applications

Unit

Boy Scout

Varsity 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.

Please contact the council Hornaday Award Adviser, Clyde Ambacher, for assistance and advice as you proceed. (425-771-5089)

Medal Hornaday

50-Miler Award

- Fact Sheet

- Application

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

- Fact Sheet

- Application

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

Hometown USA Award

- Fact Sheet

- Application

Boy Scout

Varsity Scout

Earn 3 merit badges from a list of 12, do a community service project, and submit the application to the council service center.

Patch HometownUSA

Emergency Preparedness Award

- Fact Sheet

- Application

Cub Scout

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

Boy Scout

Varsity 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

- Fact Sheet

- Mile Swim

Boy Scout

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

for swim-trunks

Patch MileSwim

Venturing Leadership Award

- Fact Sheet

- Nomination form

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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