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Cub Advancements
Webelos Activity Badges
Sports Program
Academics Program
Cub Awards
   BSA 2017 Solar Eclipse Patch
   Crime Prevention Award
   Donor Awareness
   Emergency Preparedness Award
   Heroism Award
   Honor Medal with Crossed Palms
   Honor Medal
   International Activity Badge
   Interpreter Strip
   James M Stewart Good Citizenship Award
   Leave No Trace Awareness Award
   Local Council Certificate of Merit
   Medal of Merit
   National Certificate of Merit
   Outdoor Activity Award
   National Den Award
   National Summertime Pack
   Physical Fitness Award
   The President's Volunteer Service Award
   Recruiter Strip
   Spirit of the Eagle Award
   Trained strip
   U.S. Heritage Silver Award
   Whittling Chip
   William T Hornaday Unit Certificate
   World Conservation Award
   Cascade Pacific Council Cub Awards
   Grand Teton Council Cub Awards
   Great Salt Lake Council Cub Awards
   Marin Council Cub Awards
   Mt. Diablo Silverado Council Cub Awards
   San Francisco Bay Area Council Cub Awards
   Western Los Angeles County Council High Adventure Team - Cub Scout Awards

Boy Scout Advancement
Required Merit Badges
Merit Badges
Boy Scout Awards


Venture Advancement
Venture Awards
Sea Scout Advancement
Sea Scout Awards

Order of the Arrow

Religious Awards
Bravery & Merit Awards
Outstanding Service Awards
Scouting Support Awards

Youth Awards for Leaders
Insignia for Youth Awards
Cub Leader Awards
Boy Scout Leader Awards
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Sea Scout Leader Awards
Adult Leader Awards

Adult Advancement
Adult Required MBs
Adult MBs
    Requirements for
William T Hornaday Silver Medal
   
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1.RANK: Earn First Class rank.
 
2.MERIT BADGES: Earn ALL of the merit badges from the primary group, plus any THREE merit badges from the Elective group.
Primary Group
Energy
Environmental Science
Fish and Wildlife Management
Forestry
Public Health
Soil and Water Conservation
Elective Group
Atomic Energy
Bird Study
Fishing
Gardening
Geology
Insect Study
Landscape Architecture
Mammal Study
Nature
Oceanography
Plant Science
Pulp and Paper
Reptile and Amphibian Study
Weather
 
3.In place of merit badges, Venturers must
  a.Complete the ecology and plant and wildlife requirements for the Venturing Ranger Award.
  b.In addition to the required project documentation, provide specific information on:
The research performed in connection with the conservation projects undertaken. The relevant research must be cited at the appropriate location in the conservation project documentation. A bibliography must be provided that lists sources cited. The bibliography must be formatted according to established standards.
The applicant's entire Hornaday effort. This evaluation, included in the application in a separate section, should contain information on alternatives considered for each project and an explanation of why each specific conservation project was selected, procedures used, processes used, staffing levels used, funding requirements, and so on.
The lessons learned. Included in the report in a separate section, this details what the applicant, in hindsight, would do differently on each project. The section should include recommended changes in project selection; procedures, processes, and staffing levels used; funding requirements; and evaluations of project effectiveness over time.
 
4.PROJECTS: Plan, lead, and carry out FOUR significant projects in natural resource conservation or environmental improvement, one each from four of the eight project categories.
Energy Conservation
Soil and Water Conservation
Fish and Wildlife Management
Forestry and Range Management
Air and Water Pollution Control
Resource Recovery (Recycling)
Hazardous Material Disposal and Management
Invasive species control