The awards identified as "Discontinued" are no longer available.
Most were discontinued a few years ago, when the training awards program was restructured and simplified.
Scouts and Scouters that earned the awards before they were discontinued may still wear the awards and/or knots on their uniforms.
|Arrow of Light - Worn by adults who earned the Arrow of Light as a youth member.
Scout - Worn by adults who earned the rank of Eagle Scout
as a youth member.
NESA Life Member - Worn by those with Life memberships in NESA
Distinguished Eagle Scout - Worn by those who have recognized as such.
|Explorer Gold Award - Also Explorer Achievement Award (Discontinued)
|Venturing Silver Award - Worn by Adults and Youth who have earned the Venturing Silver Award (Discontinued)
|This knot represents
|Venturing Summit Award - Worn by Adults who have earned the Venturing Summit Award
|Quartermaster - Sea Scout Award - Worn by Adults and Youth who have earned the Quartermaster Award as a youth.
|Medal of Merit - Awarded by the National Council for heroism with little or no risk to life.
|Heroism Award - Awarded by the National Council for heroism with less risk to life.
|Honor Medal - Awarded by the National Council to those who risk their lives to save another.
LEADERSHIP & TRAINING AWARDS
|Den Leader's Training Award - One year of tenure and other requirements.
|Tiger Cub Den Leader Award Discontinued and replaced with the Den Leader's Training Award
|Cub Scout Den Leader Award Discontinued and replaced with the Den Leader's Training Award
|Webelos Den Leader Discontinued and replaced with the Den Leader's Training Award
|Den Leader Coach Award Discontinued and replaced with the Scouter's Training Award for Cub Scouting
|Cubmaster Award Discontinued and replaced with the Cubmaster's Key
|Pack Trainer Award Discontinued and replaced with the Scouter's Training Award for Cub Scouting
|Cub Scouter Award Discontinued and replaced with the Scouter's Training Award for Cub Scouting
|Scouter's Training Award - Basic Training and other requirements. Various requirements, depending on the program.
|Scouter's Key - Various requirements, depending on the program. - Commissioners, Scoutmasters, Venturing Advisors, and others.
|Unit Leader's Award of Merit - Earned by Cubmasters, Scoutmasters, Varsity Team Coaches, and Venturing Crew Advisors meeting the requirements on form 512-003. This award replaces the Scoutmaster, Varsity Coach, and Venturing Advisor's Awards of Merit, which have been discontinued.
|Sea Badge - Earned by completing Sea Badge Leader Training
|Professional Scouter Training Award - worn by professional Scouters who have earned the award.
|Doctor of Commissioner's Science - completion of a program leading to the award of the Doctorate of Commissioner Science from a College of Commissioner Science.
|Distinguished Commissioner Service Award - Five years tenure and other requirements.
|Commissioner Award of Excellence in Unit Service - Two years tenure and other requirements covering unit service and improved retention of members.
|Philmont Training Center Master's Knot - attendance at Philmont Training Center (PTC) as a participant at least twice, and other requirements.
|Alumni Award Knot - Activities by BSA alumni that promote Scouting.
HONOR AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE
|George Meany Award - Presented to labor union members who have been unusually effective in giving leadership to youth.
Scouting Service Award - Presented to Scouters who have shown dedication to a special segment of Scouting, and recognizes Scouters who have earned one of the following five awards:
|Community Organization Awards - Presented by various chartered partner organizations for service to Scouting. - requirements vary by organization.
|Order of the Arrow Distinguished Service Award - The National Order of the Arrow committee presents the Distinguished Service Award to those Arrowmen who have rendered outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, area, regional, or national basis.
|William T. Hornaday Award - Discontinued
and replaced with:
BSA Distinguished Conservation Service Award Program - Recognizes Scouts, Explorers and Scouters for conservation and ecology efforts in their communities.
|William H. Spurgeon III Award - Presented to Scouters rendering distinguished service to Exploring
|District Award of Merit - Presented to Scouters at the District level for unusual dedication and service.
|Venturing Leadership Award - Presented to Venturers who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Venturing Code.
|Silver Beaver - Presented to Scouters at the Council level for unusual dedication and service.
|Silver Antelope - Presented to Scouters at the Regional level for unusual dedication and service.
|Silver Buffalo - Presented to Scouters and non-Scouters at the National level for unusual dedication and service.
|Silver World - Presented to Scouters who have supported Scouting on a worldwide basis.
|International Scouter - Recognizes Scouters for their contributions to world Scouting.
|Youth Religious Emblem - Worn by youth and adult members who received a religious emblem as a youth member.
|Adult Religious Award - Worn by adults who received religious awards as an adult.
SUPPORT OF SCOUTING
|James West Fellowship Award - Worn by those honored for their personal donation of a minimum of $1000 to a local Council Endowment Fund, or honored by others with such a donation
|William D. Boyce New-Unit Organizer Award - Worn by those honored for starting a new unit.
|BSA Speakers Bank Discontinued