Lesser Known Cub Scout Awards

Here’s a list of some lesser known awards that your cubs can earn to help you add some diversity to your program.  Note that some are not BSA awards.

Community Service

Messengers of Peace PatchMessengers of Peace Award


Cub Scout World Conservation AwardCub Scout World Conservation Award

Cub Scout Conservation Good Turn Award

Leave No Trace AwardCub Scout Leave No Trace Award


James M. Stewart Good Citizenship Award


BSA Family Award


Physical Fitness Award

Presidential Active Lifestyle AwardThe President’s Challenge Awards

High Adventure Team (H.A.T.) Awards


Donor Awareness Patch

BSA Emergency Preparedness Emergency Preparedness Award

BSA Translator Strip Interpreter Strip

Cub Scout National Summertime Award National Summertime Award

BSA Perfect Attendance Award Perfect Attendance Award

BSA Recruiter Strip Recruiter Strip

Webelos Super Achiever Award Webelos Super Achiever Award

Cub Scout Whittlin' Chip Whittling Chip


Outdoor Activities

Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award

Take Me Fishing Passport PatchTake Me Fishing Passport

Take Me Fishing First Catch PatchTake Me Fishing – My First Catch


Religious Emblems 


P.R.A.Y. Religious Awards


Light of Christ MedalParvuli DeiNational Catholic Committee on Scouting

Science and Technology

Cyber Chip PatchCyber Chip Patch

BSA NOVA Patch for STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and MathematicsBSA NOVA Pi Device to Pin on the Points of the NOVA PatchNova Patch and Pi Device Pin

Internet  Scout PatchInternet Scout Patch