Varsity Scout Advancement and Recognition

Varsity Scouts use the same advancement program as Boy Scouts. They may also earn recognitions offered through such programs as the Fifty-Miler Award and Mile Swim, BSA.
http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards.aspx

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http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/Youth/Awards.aspx

Varsity Scout Letter

The Varsity letter may be earned by youth and adult members. The youth requirements are:

  1. Be a registered Varsity Scout team member.
  2. While a team member, actively participate in or accomplish at least one high-adventure program or sports program to the satisfaction of your Varsity Scout coach.
  3. Have an attendance record at team meetings and practice sessions of at least 75 percent for three consecutive months.
  4. Satisfy the Varsity Scout coach that you know and live by the Scout Oath and Law.

At the completion of each sports season or ultimate adventure, each participating Varsity Scout will receive a medallion to wear on the letter.

Denali Award

The Denali Award is available only to a Varsity Scout team’s youth members who have already earned the Varsity Scout letter. Denali is the name American Indians gave Mount McKinley, in central Alaska. The requirements for the award are:

  1. Be a registered Varsity Scout team member.
  2. Advance one rank toward Eagle. If you are already an Eagle Scout, earn a Palm.
  3. Hold leadership positions in a Varsity Scout team for at least six months.
    • While serving as team captain or a program manager, act as primary leader on at least two activities. Program managers should choose activities in their field of emphasis. Team captains may be primary leaders of activities in any of the five fields of emphasis.
    • While serving as a program manager or team captain, demonstrate shared leadership skills by participating in supportive roles in activities in each of the three remaining fields of emphasis.
  4. Satisfy the team captain that you know and live by the Varsity Scout Pledge.
  5. Complete a progress review.

Adults

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http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/Adults/Awards.aspx

Boy Scout Leader Recognitions

Varsity Scout Coach Key, Varsity Scout Leader Award, trained leader emblems, and more
http://www.scouting.org/BoyScouts/Adults/Awards.aspx