Lifesaving and Meritorious Action awards

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These are the Lifesaving and Meritorious Awards that may be awarded at any level.
Boy Scouts can earn the Lifesaving Merit Badge.
Venturers can work on the Lifesaver Ranger Award elective.


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Lifesaving and Meritorious Action awards requirements

Merit awards

The National Certificate of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed a significant act of service that is deserving of special national recognition.

The Medal of Merit may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has performed some outstanding act of service of a rare or exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.

Lifesaving awards

The Honor Medal may be awarded to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save a life at considerable risk to self.

The Honor Medal With Crossed Palms may be awarded in exceptional cases to a youth member or adult leader who has demonstrated unusual heroism and extraordinary skill or resourcefulness in saving or attempting to save a life at extreme risk to self.

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