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Badges & Awards

Adult Awards

The National Adult Award Scheme

It may be appropriate to recognise someone’s efforts more formally through scouting’s national award scheme and nominating people appropriately when they meet the criteria.

The scheme recognises good service, length of service and special acts of heroism and bravery, courage, endurance and devotion to duty under suffering. Being a national system affords it prestige and allows all applications to be considered objectively according to national criteria.

Except in the case of recognition of length of adult service, awards are not made automatically, and proper, detailed justification must be made in every case.

To nominate someone for an award you simply need to contact your District Commissioner. Some awards need a citation and more details on the scheme and citations can be found below.

Training Requirements

Leaders, managers and supporters have a responsibility to complete obligatory training appropriate to their current appointments. In circumstances where the maximum period allowed for completion of this obligatory training has elapsed without the appropriate Wood Badge having been gained, it is generally considered inappropriate to grant any award.

It is difficult to justify a claim of outstanding service where the nominee has not fulfilled the training obligation entered into when accepting the appointment.

The Awards Board is always prepared to consider exceptional cases where appropriate training has not been completed for good reason, but full details of the extenuating circumstances must be provided.

The Awards Board

The Chief Scout, who is advised by the Awards Board, makes all awards. The Board of Trustees of The Scout Association appoints the Chairman of the Awards Board.  Members of the Board are drawn from individuals with a wide range of experience of the Association.

The Awards Board has to consider each case against the award criteria in order to ensure that standards for each award are properly maintained nationally. While the board endeavours to achieve an equitable balance in applying the criteria, it will be readily understood that it relies heavily on full, fair and accurate information provided in the application form. It is on the basis of what is written in the application form that the board considers which level of award is appropriate.

Applicants often forget that, while they know the nominee, it would be unusual for any Awards Board member to have first-hand knowledge of the nominee and of that individual’s contribution and service, hence the need for a full and proper citation.
The success of and esteem for the awards system depends on nominations being put forward in a timely and proper manner from the District and County with satisfactory and convincing citations.

Awards for Good Service

There are a number of Good Service awards available to adults in the scouting.

Badge/Medal Information

Thanks Badge

The Thanks Badge is the means of expressing the appreciation of the Association to those who are not Members or Associate Members but who have been of service to scouting and is available through Badge Secretaries.

Chief Scout’s Commendation for Good Service

The Chief Scout’s Commendation for Good Service is given in respect of not less than 5 years good service, which stands out. It should be regarded as the Chief Scout’s recognition of the very real contribution made to the Association by the individual concerned.

Award for Merit

The Award for Merit is given for outstanding service of not less than 12 years and 10 years exceptionally. It implies keen, conscientious, imaginative and dedicated service over a sustained period.

 

Bar to the Award for Merit

The Bar to the Award for Merit may be awarded after a period of not less than 5 years of further outstanding service.

Chief Scout’s Personal Award

The Chief Scout’s Personal Award is awarded by the Chief Scout, in  consultation with the Awards Board to recognise achievement not covered by the criteria for any other awards. The Award is available to everyone in scouting (youth and adult members). It may be accompanied, where appropriate, with a suitable commemorative item.

The Award may be applied for without the submission of a full citation, however a few narrative lines are required for the following reasons:

  • to ensure the award is not used in substitution for a Good Service Award as an avenue
  • to avoid the requirement for the appropriate training to be completed.
  • to give the Association, Awards Board and Commissioners some idea of the achievement to enable them to decide whether or not a Gallantry or Meritorious Conduct Award is more appropriate. 
  • to allow the achievement to be annotated on the Award certificate.

In recent times examples where the new criteria could have been used would include recognising:

  • a Network member becoming the youngest person ever to trek to the South Pole
  • a young person raising a substantial sum of money in memory of a parent
  • a Scout Leader who secured funding to fully develop a new Scout HQ and then undertook the building project management benefiting over 100 young people. Due to length of service a Good Service Award was not appropriate.

Commissioner’s Commendation Award

This award can be used by the County Commissioner to recognise adult and youth members and non-members for their contribution to Scouting. This award carries no criteria and is illustrated by a purple knot.

It can be worn in the same location on the uniform as other adult awards to denote it is part of the family of adult awards, even though it is awarded and decided locally.

St George’s Day awards

The following awards can usually only be awarded for St George’s Day, but can be awarded at other times in exceptional circumstances, (serious illness, for example).

Badge/Medal Information
 

Silver Acorn

The Silver Acorn is not normally awarded until after at least an Award for Merit has been gained and a further five years’ service has been completed. Thus, it is seldom awarded for lessthan 20 years service, which should be specially distinguished and appreciably better than outstanding.

Bar to the Silver Acorn

The Bar to the Silver Acorn may be awarded for at least a further 5 years of similarlydistinguished service.

Silver Wolf

The Silver Wolf is the unrestricted gift of the Chief Scout and is only awarded for service of amost exceptional nature. It is not normally awarded until at least a Silver Acorn has been gained. In practice this means that it is seldom awarded for less than 30 years service although,because it is the Chief Scout’s unrestricted gift, no length of service is prescribed.

Length of Service Awards


Meritorious Conduct

Badge/Medal Information

Chief Scout’s Commendation for Meritorious Conduct

Awarded for meritorious conduct of a high standard.

 

Medal of Meritorious Conduct:

Awarded for meritorious conduct of an exceptionally high standard. A bar is available, but there is no Medal of Meritorious separate cloth badge for it. Instead, a gold fleur-de-lys pin badge is worn on the medal ribbon.

 

Cloth “Figure of Eight” badge images drawn by Bryan Jones of 16th Bermondsey

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  • Where would you like your Pack sent?
    Explorer UnitHome Address (As Per Billing Address)
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    AylesburyBuckingham & WinslowChiltern NorthChiltern ValeHigh WycombeMarlowMilton KeynesMisbourne ValleyVale of AylesburyWoodlands
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Awards

Chief Scout’s Awards Form

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 District Number of Scout Groups Total Young People Total Adult Volunteers Number of Beavers (6-8) Number of Cubs (8-10) Number of Scouts (10-14) Number of Explorers (14-18) Number of Young Leaders (14-18) Number of Network Members (18-25)
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Buckingham and Winslow District1172729218023920970524
Chiltern North107412041792302259017
Chiltern Vale11905189251299278551210
High Wycombe148112242043052662907
Marlow659513717220017624230
Milton Keynes251555517449526440106034
Misbourne Valley7854020126727681029
Vale of Aylesbury783219624827620269307
Woodlands1197026724335828106919
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Approvals & Notifications

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Nights Away Notification

PURPOSE AND USE: This form provides the information a Commissioner requires to APPROVE an event to take place (i.e. POR 9.1b/9.1c).

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  • The Permit holder is responsible for ensuring that the appropriate Commissioner is informed about each section attending a nights away event (even a District or County event).

    For all Nights Away events the information below should be with your Commissioner (or appointees) 7 days before the event (in normal circumstances).

    Please ensure that your GSL is aware of the event.

    The DESC will be contacted for awareness if Explorers or Young Leaders are included in the numbers.

    Nights Away Notifications are kept for 6 years from the date of submission, to support Permit Applications and renewals.
  • Event Information

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  • Approximate Number of Network Members going in a non-supervisory role.
    Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
  • Explorers who are performing a Young Leader role at this event.
    Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
  • Approximate number of Network (in a supervisory role), Leaders, Supporters, hangers' on, attending event.
    Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
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  • Venue Information

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  • Select from a list of campsites and venues, this now allows for multiple venues for expeditions, or split stays.
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  • Other Adults Attending

  • As a minimum ALL adults staying overnight must be listed, please include their membership number for checking of DBS status. Any adults in a leadership role but not staying over should be listed.
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    • Planning and Approvals

      As part of the planning and preparation for the nights away activity, the following documentation should be in place: programmes, attendance information, medical and emergency contact information for attendees, InTouch system, menus and written risk assessments.

      You are not required to provide all of this information to your Commissioner with this form, but should be available upon request by the Commissioner or their delegate.
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      • If Explorers or Young Leaders are camping the District Explorer Scout Commisioner needs to be notified.
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      • I confirm the written risk assessment for this Nights Away Activity has been shared with the responsible Commissioner or their delegate.
      • I confirm that the risk assessment has been communicated to both adults and young people involved in the event in order for them to understand the risks and how these will be managed.
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