Template:Lifesaving and Meritorious Action awards/req

From MeritBadgeDotOrg

Jump to: navigation, search


Mobile Menus: Cub Scouts - Boy Scouts - Venturing - Sea Scouts

Lifesaving awards

The Honor Medal With Crossed Palms may be awarded in exceptional cases to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroism and extraordinary skill or resourcefulness in saving or attempting to save a life at extreme risk to self.

The Honor Medal may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save a life at considerable risk to self.

The Heroism Award may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save life at minimal personal risk.[1]

Meritorious Action awards

The Medal of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed an act of service of a rare or exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.

The National Certificate of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed a significant act of service that is deserving of special national recognition.

Footnotes

  1. The Heroism Award was retired in late 2012, but was reinstated by the National Court of Honor in February 2018; BSA reinstates Heroism Award, one of three national-level lifesaving awards; Bryan on Scouting blog post; August 29, 2018


Please report any issues with this page.

Mobile/PDA Main Menu - FAQ
  Full size MeritBadge.Org
Personal tools
language