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Other High Adventure Awards

There are many ways to recognize your Scouts' participation on high adventure activities.  This is just a sampling of the high adventure awards that are available through our Council, the BSA High Adventure Bases, and other organizations. 

High Adventure Patch

Awarded at the Unit's discretion, this patch recognizes your Scouts and leaders that participate in high adventure activities. This patch is available from the Council's Scout Shop.

 

 

 

50 Miler Award

This award is earned by hiking, cycling, paddling, or horse packing a minimum of 50 miles over at least 5 consecutive nights.  A service project is also required.  See the Scout handbook for additional information. This award is available from the Council's Scout Shop.

 

 

 

Northern Tier High Adventure Base

The BSA's Northern Tier High Adventure Base has participation patches for each of its programs.  This example was earned by GEC Scouts on their trek to the Charles Sommers Base in Ely, MN.  Check out the Northern Tier web site for more patches and ordering details.

 

 

Sea Base High Adventure Base

The BSA's Sea Base High Adventure program has participation patches for each of its programs.  This example was earned by GEC Scouts on their trek to Sea Base's Big Munson Island off the Flordia Keys.  Check out the Sea Base web site for more patches and ordering details.

 

 

Philmont Scout Ranch

The Philmont Scout Ranch offers this patch to all of its backpacking participants.  Check out the Tooth of Time Traders web site for more information on this award and the many others can that be earned while at Philmont.

 

 

Triple Crown Award

The Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association sponsors the Triple Crown Award.  This patch is earned by Scouts that attend all three BSA High Adventure Bases and then complete an application to Association.  Check out the Charles L. Sommers Alumni Association's web site for more information.

 

 

National Outdoor Achievement Awards

This multi-patch set recognizes a Scout that demonstrates knowledge and experience in hiking, aquatics, camping, horseback riding, and  high adventure activities.  The requirements are detailed on the BSA National web site.  This web page includes the award application form.

 

 

National Camping Awards

These awards recognize those Scouts that complete varying numbers of nights of camping (100, 250, 500, & 1,000).  These awards can be ordered through the Council's Scout Shop.

 

 

BSA Aquatics Patches 

These patches recognize skills demonstared in each of the respective activities.  The patches are available from the Council Scout Shop.  Note that SCUBA had been an aquatics patch until just recently when it was upgraded to a Merit Badge!

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