established 2007

 

 

Youth Additional Awards

The Scouting Program has many additional awards that Scouts may work on as an individual, a den, and even as a pack.  Some of these additional awards are BSA sponsored and some are sponsored by other organizations. Some of these awards may be worn on the Scout uniform while others may be only be worn on the red patch vest.  All of these additional programs are meant to broaden the Scout's experience and enrich their Scouting Experience

   

 

         

 

  Pack 042 Awards of Merit

The Pack 042 Awards of Merit are given at the discretion of the leadership of Pack 042.  A boy may earn one of these medallions for Pack related service above and beyond the expected level of performance.  Pack leadership may suggest a Scout for this award, however the Pack 042 Awards of Merit are given out at the expense and discretion of the Cubmaster.  The Pack 042 Awards of Merit may be worn on the Scout's red vest. A Scout will only be awarded one medallion of each level of the Pack 042 Awards of Merit during his Pack 042 tenure; however, there is no limit to the number of times a Scout may earn this award.

 
   

     

Requirements

  Interpreter Strip
Adult

Boys and adults may wear this strip if they show their knowledge of a foreign language or the sign language for the hearing impaired

 
   

     

  Recruiter Strip

A Recruiter Strip is awarded to a Cub Scout the first time he is successful in getting a friend, relative, classmate, or other acquaintance to join his pack  The Recruiter Strip is worn below the right pocket of the uniform..

 
   

 

  Cub Scout Golden Bow Achievement Patch
 
(awarded from the National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS)

The Golden Bow Achievement Patch can be earned by any youth Scout member of Pack 042 who helps recruit a new scout into Pack 042.

Submission of this award must be done by the Pack Leadership and should be done automatically, but give them a friendly reminder if they forget.

Click here for the Golden Bow Application form.

 
   

 



Requirements

  Whittling Chip Card

Bear Scouts and Webelos Scouts can earn the Whittling Chip card, which gives them the privilege of carrying a pocketknife at Cub Scout functions only. The Scout must understand the rules for safe use of a pocketknife and handle his pocketknife with care. Failure to follow the guidelines will result in suspension of the carrying privilege.

BSA guidelines provide that the knife must be a folding knife with a blade shorter than the palm of the boy’s hand

 
   

     



Requirements

  Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award

Wolf Track PinThe first time the award is earned, the boy will receive the pocket flap award which is to be worn on the right pocket flap of the uniform shirt. Each successive time the award is earned, a wolf track pin may be added to the flap.

 
   

     

Leave No Trace patch
Requirements

  Leave No Trace Award
Adult

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our environment. In conjunction with the BSA, Scouts and Scout Leaders can earn the Leave No Trace Award. This is a temporary patch that can be worn off the button of the right shirt pocket (only one temporary patch may be worn at a time).

 
   

     


Requirements

 

Fort Snelling Historic Trail Award

The Fort Snelling patch is a locally approved National Historic Trails award.  As an individual, den or pack, Scouts can follow the "scavenger" list to explore and learn of Minnesota's early history and exploration.

 
   

     


Requirements

  BSA Family Award
Adult

The BSA Family Award program includes a series of activities designed to help strengthen all families--whether two-parent, single-parent, or other. This program was designed to help families accomplish worthy goals while building and strengthening relationships among family members. All family members are encouraged to participate and may earn the awards.

 
   

     

Internet Scout Patch
Requirements

  Internet Scout Patch

The U.S. Scouting Service Project encourages Scouts and Scouters from around the world to learn about the Internet and how to use the Internet safely. Scouts and Scouters that have earned the Internet Scout Patch may wear it proudly as a temporary patch on their Scout Uniform from the button of their right shirt pocket.

 
   

     


Requirements

  Cub Scout World Conservation Award
 

The World Conservation Award provides an opportunity for individual Cub Scouts to "think globally" and "act locally" to preserve and improve our environment. This program is designed to make youth members aware that all nations are closely related through natural resources and that we are interdependent with our world environment The World Conservation Award is worn on the uniform shirt, centered on the right pocket as a temporary patch

 
   

     



Requirements

  Emergency Preparedness Award
Adult

The Emergency Preparedness Award is part of a BSA program of emphasis for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Leaders, in cooperation with the Federal Department of Homeland Security. Separate age appropriate requirements have been developed. The award may earned more than once, but only one pin may be worn.  A completed application is submitted to the council and upon approval, an Emergency Preparedness pin is awarded. The pin may be worn on civilian clothing or on the uniform, centered on the left pocket flap.

 
   

     


Requirements

  Crime Prevention Award

The Crime Prevention Award can be earned at EACH level of Cub Scouting, using different requirements.   The Award for completion of the requirements is the patch shown at left. The patch is worn on the uniform shirt, centered on the right pocket as a temporary patch or worn on the Scout's red vest. 

 
   

     


Requirements

  Physical Fitness Award
Adult

Two important challenges in preparing youth for the 21st century—particularly in today's increasingly automated and sedentary culture—are physical fitness and good health. People who earn the recognition can receive a special certificate and can purchase and wear the unique BSA Physical Fitness Award patch. The BSA Physical Fitness Award is worn on the uniform shirt, centered on the right pocket as a temporary patch.

 
   

     

                                     



Requirements

  United States Heritage Award
Adult

The United States Heritage Award was designed to give youth recognition for learning about the heritage of the United States of America, and being involved.

By completing the United States Heritage Award, it is hoped greater understanding and pride of our nation will prevail. A medal and a patch can be awarded to all that successfully complete the award requirements. The United States Heritage Patch and Medal may be worn on the Cub Scout Red Vest.

 
   

 

  Northern Star Council Diversity Award
 

The Diversity Award was created by the Northern Star Council Diversity Committee to strengthen inclusiveness and create cultural awareness and understanding The patch may be worn as a temporary patch on the right pocket of the Scout uniform and can also be worn on the red vest

 
   



Requirements

  Northern Star Council Diversity Award
        Adult

The Diversity Award was created by the Northern Star Council Diversity Committee to strengthen inclusiveness and create cultural awareness and understanding The patch may be worn as a temporary patch on the right pocket of the Scout uniform.

 

 
   

 


Requirements

  National Den Award
Den Den Den Den

The National Den Award creates and incentive for a year-round, fun, quality program at the den level. See the requirements and talk to your den leader is earn this prestigious award

 
   

 















Requirements

  Cub Scout National Summertime Pack Award
Pack Award

The purpose of the National Summertime Pack Award is to encourage packs to provide a year-round program by continuing to meet during the periods when school is out of session for several weeks or months

The award consists of an individual pin for youth uniform wear (for qualifying and participating Scouts), an individual certificate, and a unit/pack banner (There is also an optional den banner). The pin is worn on the right pocket flap of the uniform shirt during the year in which it was earned only. After the award year, the pin is worn on the Scout's red vest.

 
   

 


Requirements

  Cub Scout Conservation Good Turn Award
Pack Award

The Conservation Good Turn is an opportunity for Cub Scout packs to join with a conservation or environmental organization (federal, state, local, or private) to carry out a conservation Good Turn in their home communities. The agency identifies a worthwhile and needed project that the unit can accomplish. The patch can be worn as a temporary insignia or on the patch vest

 
   

 



Requirements

  Cub Scout Centennial Pack Award (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Pack Award

The Centennial Quality Awards program is designed to recognize units, districts, councils, areas, and regions in achieving excellence in providing a quality program to a growing youth population in America at all levels of the Boy Scouts of America.

In addition, this award has been developed to help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Scouting over the next four years and to help build for the next century of Scouting.

This award is worn on the right sleeve of the official Scout Uniform.

 
   

 

  Cub Scout Golden Bow Unit Achievement Award
 
(awarded from the National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS)
Pack Award

The Golden Bow Membership Initiative Streamer is an annual award presented to Catholic sponsored units increasing their membership by 10% or more, each year.

Click here for the Golden Bow Application form.