The Congressional Award has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) since 1999. The Award and the Scouting program believe in the importance of giving young adults the tools to become more productive members of their communities and the confidence to take control of their futures.
Both programs build future leaders by teaching valuable skills such as goal setting and providing opportunities for youth to build mentor-based relationships. The Award provides participants with a structured, yet flexible, platform to achieve personal goals. Many activities Scouts complete can be applied toward the Congressional Award.
The award level structure is cumulative, meaning hours and months spent on one award level will automatically be counted towards the next level. In order to earn a particular level of the award, participants must meet the following requirements in ALL four program areas:
To register and learn more about the Congressional Award please visit: congressionalaward.org
For a PDF about the award see: Program Book
If you have further questions please reach out to Troop 9’s volunteer coordinator – Katherine Farrell.