International Scouter Award
The International Scouter's Award encourages Scouters to broaden their involvement
in Scouting through participation in world Scouting activities and recognizes Scouters
for their contributions to world Scouting.
Applicants must be currently registered adult Scouters of the Boy Scouts of America.
All applicants must receive the approval of their local council's international
committee chairperson or international representative and their council Scout executive.
Complete any six of the following, from at least three of the following categories:
- Giving leadership to international Scouting:
- Serve as council international representative, council international
committee member, or BSA International Committee member for a minimum of
three consecutive years.
- Serve as a registered adult leader with a Direct Service Cub Scout pack,
Boy Scout troop, or Venturing crew.
- Serve at least one year in any international Scouting position approved
by the BSA International Division.
- Giving leadership to international events held in the United States:
- Host Scouts/Scouters (minimum of three visitors per group) from another
country as part of an official national, council, district, or unit activity.
- Serve on the international staff at a national Scout jamboree.
- Assist in the organization of your council's participation in the International
Camp Staff program. Be responsible for bringing a foreign Scout on staff
to the council's summer camp program for two summer camp seasons.
- Giving leadership to international events held in other countries:
- Serve as an adult leader in a BSA contingent to a world Scout jamboree
or Pan-American Scout jamboree.
- Serve as an adult leader for a group of BSA Scouts participating in
an event held by a foreign Scout association recognized by the World Organization
of the Scout Movement. The activity may be an exchange program, camp experience,
tour activity, or home hospitality function.
- Serve on the international service staff of a world Scout jamboree.
- Educating self and others:
- Attend an international Scout conference at the Philmont Training Center.
Share what you have learned with others in your council.
- Promote international Scouting at a district, council, regional, or
- Participate in organizing or providing leadership for a BSA Scout activity
in another country that involves interaction with Scouts from that country,
such as an exchange program, camping experience, or tour activity.
- Giving support to international Scouting:
- Organize a collection for the World Friendship Fund at two district
and/or council events.
- Become or recruit a member of the Order of the Condor for the Interamerican
- Become or recruit a Baden-Powell Fellow for the World Scout Foundation.
to download an application form for the International Scouter's Award from BSA's
Page updated on:
February 28, 2008