Troop 99 Rochester, MN

Advancement or Personal Achievement Awards

Arrow of Light

Red on green knot on tan background with yellow border.

Award Requirements:

A Webelos scout earns the Arrow of Light award by completing requirements from the Webelos handbook. The Arrow of Light award is the highest Cub Scout award available. The award patch is worn as a Webelos scout and as a Boy Scout - adults wear the square knot symbol.

Eagle Scout Award

Red/white/blue on red/white/blue knot on tan background with tan border.

Award Requirements:

A Boy Scout earns the Eagle Scout award by completing requirements from the Scout handbook. The Eagle Scout award is the highest youth rank in scouting. The award patch is worn as a Boy Scout - adults wear the square knot symbol.

Sea Scouts Quartermaster Award

Dark blue knot on white background with white border.

Award Requirements:

  • Ideals. Must lead a discussion on 'participating citizenship' and submit a paper on the 'World Brotherhood of Scouting.'
  • Membership. Attend at least 75 percent of ship meetings and activities for 18 months. Present a talk on Sea Scouting and complete a service project.
  • Special Skills. Complete the 11 special skills required for Quartermaster, which include:
  • Boats
  • Marlinspike Seamanship
  • Ground Tackle
  • Piloting
  • Signaling
  • Swimming
  • Cruising
  • Safety
  • First Aid
  • Rules of the Road
  • Weather
  • Electives. Complete four of the following electives: sailing, engine, radio, boat maintenance, electricity, navigation, drill, piloting, rigging, yacht racing crew.

Venturing Silver Award

Dark blue knot on white background with white border.

Award Requirements:

The award will take at least 12 months to earn and all work must be completed before the Venturer's 21st birthday.

  • Earn one Venturing Bronze Award.
  • Earn the Venturing Gold Award, which includes knowing and living the Venturing Oath, service, personal development, and 12 months' tenure.
  • Be proficient in emergency preparedness, including earning Standard First Aid and CPR certification, and knowing and using BSA Safe Swim Defense.
  • Demonstrate leadership, including successfully completing the Venturing Leadership Skills Course.
  • Participate in the Ethics in Action program, including Ethical Controversies activities and an Ethics Forum.
  • Show a crew review committee you have met the requirements for the Venturing Silver Award.