Historic Trails Award

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Love of America and devotion to our country depend upon a thorough appreciation of the ideals, principles, and traditions that have made our country strong. Historic Trails Award requirements emphasize cooperation between historic societies and Boy Scout, Varsity Scout, and Venturer units. A unit should establish a close relationship a local society as soon as possible when planning a historic activity - most communities have such societies.
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{{TOCleft}}''"The [[{{PAGENAME}}]] is an award that may be earned by members of a [[Boy Scout]] [[troop]], [[Varsity Scout]] [[team]], or [[Venturing]] [[crew]] for hiking a trail listed in ''Nationally Approved Historic Trails'' and completing a project related to the trail."''
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Reports from many units indicate that these societies have been eager to offer their cooperation by
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[[Boy Scouts]], [[Varsity Scouts]], [[Venturers]], and [[leaders]] are eligible to earn this award.
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*Suggesting trails or sites that are suitable for unit historic activities and exploration
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*Providing units with historic information about the trails or sites
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*Offering guidance to units during restoration and marking projects
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*Financing the cost of materials used by units for restoration and marking projects
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*Staging historic pageants and ceremonies with unit participation
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*Directing public attention to unit historic activities through newspapers, television, and radio
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If the trip is five hundred miles or more from homes of group members (local council camp excepted) or crosses national boundaries and into the territory of other nations, a National Permit Application, No 34419, is necessary For trips and overnight camps less than five hundred miles, use a Local Tour Permit Application, No 34426.
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It is presented as a cloth (No. 00187) or leather (No. 00243) Boy Scout and Scouter, equipment decoration. . The award is not worn on the [[uniform]]. It may be worn on a jacket or patch vest or placed on blankets, backpacks, or other personal equipment.
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The Historic Trails Award is available as a Cloth or Leather Patch or a Decal. It is NOT worn on the Uniform, but may be attached to equipment, jackets, backpacks, patch vests or blankets, etc.
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{{Checklist| See the [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34408.pdf Historic Trails Program/50-Miler Award Application, No. 34408].|auto}}
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== Award requirements ==
 
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To Earn this award, members of your unit must plan and participate in a historic activity. A unit historic activity requires members to:
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:1. Locate a historic trail or site and study information relating to it. (The information may be obtained from an adult historic society, public library, or people living near the trail or the site.)
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== Notes ==
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:2. Hike or camp 2 days and 1 night along the trail or in the vicinity of the site.
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:3. Cooperate with an adult group such as a historic society to restore and mark all or part of this trail or site. (This may be done during the hike or overnight camp.) Or cooperate with such a group to plan and stage a historic pageant, ceremony, or other public event related to this trail or site -- such event should be large enough to merit coverage by the local press.
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== See also ==
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:4. Your unit leader must then file the Historic Trails Award application with your council service center.
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* [[50-Miler Award]]
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==External links==
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* [http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/34408.pdf Historic Trails Award]
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[[Category:Special Opportunities]]
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[[Category:Boy Scout awards]]
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[[Category:Varsity Scout awards]]
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[[Category:Venturing awards]]

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Historic Trails Award

This patch is not worn on the uniform
but may be worn on a jacket or patch vest or placed on
blankets, backpacks, or other personal equipment.
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Level:Boy Scouts, Venturers, Varsity Scouts

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"The Historic Trails Award is an award that may be earned by members of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team, or Venturing crew for hiking a trail listed in Nationally Approved Historic Trails and completing a project related to the trail."

Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and leaders are eligible to earn this award.

Historic Trails Award award is an option for the National Outdoor Badge for Adventure.

It is presented as a cloth (No. 00187) or leather (No. 00243) Boy Scout and Scouter, equipment decoration. . The award is not worn on the uniform. It may be worn on a jacket or patch vest or placed on blankets, backpacks, or other personal equipment.


See the Historic Trails Program/50-Miler Award Application, No. 34408.



Historic Trails Award requirements

A unit historic activity requires members to:

  1. Locate a historic trail or site and study information relating to it. (The information may be obtained from an adult historic society, public library, or people living near the trail or the site.)
  2. Hike or camp 2 days and 1 night along the trail or in the vicinity of the site.
  3. Cooperate with an adult group such as a historic society to restore and mark all or part of this trail or site. (This may be done during the hike or overnight camp.) Or cooperate with such a group to plan and stage a historic pageant, ceremony, or other public event related to this trail or site -- such event should be large enough to merit coverage by the local press.
  4. Your unit leader must then file the Historic Trails Award application with your council service center.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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