Troop 19
Salem, OR

Boy Scouts of America

In addition to Merit badges there are many other awards that are available to both youth and adults...

 

AWARDS - KNOTS

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Arrow of Light KnotArrow of Light - Worn by adults who earned the Arrow of Light as a youth member.
Eagle Scout KnotEagle Scout - Worn by adults who earned the rank of Eagle Scout as a youth member.
Explorer Gold KnotExplorer Gold Award - Also Explorer Achievement Award
Venturing Silver Award KnotVenturing Silver Award - Worn byAdults and Youth who earned the Venturing Silver Award
Quartermaster Award KnotQuartermaster - Sea Scout/Explorer Award for Youth and Adults

BRAVERY AWARDS

Medal of Merit KnotMedal of Merit - Awarded by the National Council for heroism with little or no risk to life.
Heroism Award KnotHeroism Award - Awarded by the National Council for heroism with less risk to life.
Honor Medal KnotHonor Medal - Awarded by the National Council to those who risk their lives to save another.

LEADERSHIP & TRAINING AWARDS

Tiger Cub Group Organizer Award KnotTiger Cub Den Leader Award - One year of tenure and other requirements.
Den Leader Award KnotDen Leader Award - One year of tenure and other requirements.
Webelos Den Leader KnotWebelos Den Leader - One year of tenure and other requirements.
Den Leader Coach Award KnotDen Leader Coach Award - Two years of tenure and other requirements. (No longer awarded)
Cubmaster Award KnotCubmaster Award - Two years tenure and other requirements.
Cubmaster Award KnotPack Trainer Award - Two years tenure and other requirements.
Cub Scouter Award KnotCub Scouter Award - Two years tenure and other requirements.
Scouter's Training Award KnotScouter's Training Award - Basic Training and other requirements.
Scouter's Key KnotScouter's Key - Three years tenure and other requirements - Commissioners, Scoutmasters, Venturing Advisors, and others. See detailed description.
National President's Scoutmaster Award of Merit KnotNational President's Scoutmaster Award of Merit - Earned by Scoutmasters meeting the requirements on Form #58-413
National President's Varsity Team Coach Award of Merit - Earned by Varsity Team Coaches meeting similar requirements.
Venturing Advisor's Award of Merit - Earned by Venturing Advisors meeting similar requirements
Sea Badge KnotSea Badge - Earned by completing Sea Badge Leader Training
Distinguished Commissioner Service Award KnotDistinguished Commissioner Service Award - Five years tenure and other requirements.
Professional Training Award KnotProfessional Scouter Training Award - worn by professional Scouters who have earned the award.
Doctor of Commissiner Science KnotDoctor of Commissioner's Science - completion of a program leading to the award of the Doctorate of Commissioner Science from a College of Commissioner Science.
Philmont Training Center Master's KnotPhilmont Training Center Master's Knot - attendance at Philmont Training Center (PTC) as a participant at least twice, and other requirements.

HONOR AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE

George Meany Award KnotGeorge Meany Award - Presented to labor union members who have been unusually effective in giving leadership to youth.
Whitney Young Jr. Award KnotWhitney Young Jr. Award - Presented for promoting Scouting in the poorest areas of the country.
Premio por Servicio ¡Scouting…Vale la Pena! Service Award KnotPremio por Servicio ¡Scouting…Vale la Pena! Service Award -
to recognize outstanding services by an adult individual or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Hispanic American/Latino youth.
reconocer los servicios destacados de una persona u organización por el compromiso demostrado en el desarrollo y la implementación de oportunidades Scouting para la juventud hispanoamericana y latina.
Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award KnotAsian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award - to recognize outstanding services by an adult individual or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Asian American youth.
Community Organization Award KnotCommunity Organization Awards - Presented by various chartered partner organizations for service to Scouting. - requirements vary by organization.
Order of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award KnotOrder of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award - The National Order of the Arrow committee presents the Distinguished Service Award to those Arrowmen who have rendered outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, area, regional, or national basis.
Whilliam H. Spurgeon Award KnotWilliam T. Hornaday Award - Recognizes Scouts, Explorers and Scouters for conservation and ecology efforts in their communities.
Whilliam H. Spurgeon Award KnotWilliam H. Spurgeon III Award - Presented to Scouters rendering distinguished service to Exploring
District Award of Merit KnotDistrict Award of Merit - Presented to Scouters at the District level for unusual dedication and service.
Venturing Leadership Award KnotVenturing Leadership Award - Presented to Venturers and adults who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Venturing Code.
Silver Beaver KnotSilver Beaver - Presented to Scouters at the Council level for unusual dedication and service.
Silver Antelope KnotSilver Antelope - Presented to Scouters at the Regional level for unusual dedication and service.
Silver Buffalo KnotSilver Buffalo - Presented to Scouters at the National level for unusual dedication and service.
Silver World KnotSilver World - Presented to Scouters who have supported Scouting on a worldwide basis.
International Scouter Award KnotInternational Scouter - Recognizes Scouters for their contributions to world Scouting. -
Awarded by the International Division of BSA

RELIGIOUS AWARDS

Youth Religious Emblem KnotYouth Religious Emblem - Worn by youth and adult members who received a religious emblem as a youth member.
Adult Religious Award KnotAdult Religious Award - Worn by adults who received religious awards as an adult.

SUPPORT OF SCOUTING

James West Fellowship Award KnotJames West Fellowship Award - Worn by those honored for their personal donation of a minimum of $1000 to a local Council Endowment Fund, or honored by others with such a donation
William D. Boyce New-Unit Organizer Award KnotWilliam D. Boyce New-Unit Organizer Award - Worn by those honored for starting a new unit.
BSA Speaker Bank Knot

BSA Speaker Bank - Presented to registered speakers who conduct a minimum of 20 speeches and provide feedback.

Boy Scout Awards