Boy Scout Participation and Achievement

Items with an asterisk (*) are also available to Venturers.

Interpreter strip *, cloth; French, No. 00391; German, No. 00392; Spanish, No. 00395; signing, No. 00390; Dutch, No. 00393; Italian, No. 00400; Portuguese, No. 00401; Russian, No. 00402; Cantonese (Chinese), No. 00404; Greek, No. 00405; Japanese, No. 00406; Simplified Mandarin (Chinese), No. 00407; Traditional Mandarin (Chinese), No. 00408; Vietnamese, No. 00409; Tiger Cub, Cub Scout, Webelos Scout, Boy Scout, Venturer, and Scouter, above right pocket. Interpreter strips are made in the alphabet of the native language represented, not the English language translation. To accommodate the cryptic characters of various languages, the size of each interpreter strip for each language may vary slightly.
 
High adventure emblem *, cloth, No. 00190; leather, No. 00242; hat pin, No. 00995; decal, No. 33475; Boy Scout and Scouter, equipment decoration.
 
Attendance pin and 1-year bar, No. 00051, Boy Scout, above left pocket; 2-year bar, No. 00052; 3-year bar, No. 00053; 4-year bar, No. 00054; 5-year bar, No. 00055; 6-year bar, No. 00056; 7-year bar, No. 00057; 8-year bar, No. 00058; 9-year bar, No. 00059; 10-year bar, No. 00060; Boy Scout, bars are attached to attendance pin.
 
Philmont Scout Ranch *, cloth, arrowhead with Tooth of Time, Boy Scout and Scouter, right pocket. Note: OA trail crew arrowhead bears a red arrow and the legend "Trail Crew."
 
National Honor Patrol Award, cloth, No. 00367, Boy Scout, beneath patrol emblem of patrol that has met the standard.
 
Conservation Good Turn Award *, unit certificate, No. 21-389; individual patch, No. 00149, Cub Scout and Boy Scout. Awarded for doing a meaningful conservation project. Centered on right pocket.
 
Recruiter strip, cloth, No. 00219, Boy Scout, below right pocket.
 
Centennial Quality Unit, cloth, youth member and leader, right sleeve, position 3 (4 inches below seam or, if National Honor Patrol Award is worn, touching it). Only the most recently earned Centennial Quality Unit emblem may be worn. See your local council for current item number.
 
100% Boys' Life Centennial Quality Unit, cloth. Good for year earned. Only one worn on uniform. Can be earned more than once.
 

Hornaday Medal *, bar pin, ribbon, pendant, and embroidered blue, green, and white knot, Boy Scout, above left pocket; Hornaday badge, bar pin, Boy Scout, above left pocket.
 

Den Chief Service Award, red, white, and blue shoulder cord, No. 00389, Boy Scout who has met high standards of service, over left shoulder. See page 6.
 
Boardsailing, BSA *, cloth, No. 00249, Boy Scout, left side of swim trunks.
 
Scuba BSA *, cloth, No. 00247, Boy Scout, left side of swim trunks.
 
Kayaking BSA *, cloth, No. 00246, Boy Scout, left side of swim trunks.
 
Snorkeling, BSA *, cloth, No. 00248, Boy Scout, left side of swim trunks.
 
BSA Lifeguard *, cloth, No. 00132, Boy Scout, right side of swim trunks.
 
BSA Aquatics Instructor *, No. 00148, Scouter, worn on right side of swim trunks.
 
Historic Trails Award *, cloth, No. 00188; leather, No. 00244; Boy Scout and Scouter, equipment decoration.
 
Mile Swim, BSA, cloth *, No. 00245, Boy Scout, left side of swim trunks.
 
50-Miler Award, cloth *, No. 00187; leather, No. 00243; Boy Scout and Scouter, equipment decoration.
 
Boy Scout World Conservation Award *, cloth, No. 00140, Boy Scout, right pocket.
 
Paul Bunyan Woodsman, cloth, No. 00098, Boy Scout, equipment decoration.
 
Varsity letter, cloth, No. 00047; worn on right breast of jacket or bottom front of merit badge sash.
 
Contest medal, with red and white ribbon, Boy Scout, above left pocket; Bronze, No. 00937; Silver, No. 00938; Gold, No. 00939.