Recruiter Strip

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Recruiter Strip

Worn below the right uniform pocket.
(SKU: 219)
Created:mid 1980s
Last updated:
Level:Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts, Explorers

The Recruiter Strip is awarded to recognize youth members who recruit a friend into Scouting. It may be awarded to any youth member of BSA and is worn below the right pocket on the uniform.

Recruiter Strip requirements

There are NO formal requirements for these strips. Each Unit establishes the procedure for awarding the strip. Usually, a Recruiter Strip is awarded to a Cub Scout or Boy Scout the first time he is successful in getting a friend, relative, classmate, or other acquaintance to join his unit.

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  1. Typically, only ONE strip is awarded to a boy while he is a Cub Scout, and another may be awarded while he is a Boy Scout.
Cub Scout Leader portal
Scouts BSA portal
Venturing portal
Sea Scout portal

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