Boy Scout Conservation Awards

Conservation Good Turn

The Conservation Good Turn is an opportunity for Boy Scout troops, Varsity Scout teams, and Venturing crews to join with conservation or environmental organizations (federal, state, local, or private) to carry out a conservation Good Turn in their home communities.


World Conservation

The World Conservation Award provides an opportunity for individual  Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Venturers to "think globally" and "act locally" to preserve and improve our environment. This program is designed to make youth members aware that all nations are closely related through natural resources and that we are interdependent with our world environment.

William T. Hornaday

Think of It as an Olympic Medal Bestowed by the Earth.


Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace is a plan that helps people to be more concerned about their environment and to help them protect it for future generations. Leave No Trace applies in a backyard or local park (frontcountry) as much as it does in the wilderness (backcountry). 

Merit Badges