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Boy Scouts and Varsity Scouts may earn an individual youth member award or a troop/team unit award. All award recipients must meet age, elective work, project and documentation requirements.

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Individual youth member awards

Eligibility: Any Boy Scout or Varsity Scout completing requirements before his 18th birthday is eligible to earn the William T. Hornaday Award for Boy Scouts.

William T. Hornaday Silver medal

The William T. Hornaday Silver medal is the BSA's highest individual youth member conservation award.

1. Earn First Class rank.
2. Earn the Environmental Science merit badge.
3. Earn all of the following merit badges:
4. Earn any three of the following merit badges:
5. Plan, lead, and carry out four projects from four separate categories listed below
  • Energy conservation
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Fish and wildlife management
  • Forestry and range management
  • Air and water pollution control
  • Resource recovery (recycling)
  • Hazardous material disposal and management
  • Invasive species control
6. Submit required documentation:
a. Expectations
1. Describe the origination of the idea.
2. State the project's purpose and identify the conservation issue it addresses.
3. Conduct research, investigation, and study.
4. Develop project plans.
5. Implement and manage the projects.
6. Demonstrate leadership and involve others.
7. Describe how the project influenced the attitudes of others.
8. Record the time and resources devoted to each project.
9. Explain the relationships among projects, if projects are interrelated. Each project, however, must be from a different category of conservation, as described earlier.

William T. Hornaday Bronze medal

1. Earn First Class rank.
2. Earn the Environmental Science merit badge.
3. Earn three of the following merit badges:
4. Earn any two additional merit badges from the following list:
5. Plan, lead, and carry out three projects from three separate categories listed below
  • Energy conservation
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Fish and wildlife management
  • Forestry and range management
  • Air and water pollution control
  • Resource recovery (recycling)
  • Hazardous material disposal and management
  • Invasive species control
6. Submit required documentation:
a. Expectations
1. Describe the origination of the idea.
2. State the project's purpose and identify the conservation issue it addresses.
3. Conduct research, investigation, and study.
4. Develop project plans.
5. Implement and manage the projects.
6. Demonstrate leadership and involve others.
7. Describe how the project influenced the attitudes of others.
8. Record the time and resources devoted to each project.
9. Explain the relationships among projects, if projects are interrelated. Each project, however, must be from a different category of conservation, as described earlier.

William T. Hornaday badge

1. Earn First Class rank.
2. Earn three of the following merit badges:
3. Earn any two additional merit badges from the following list:
4. Plan, lead, and carry out at least one project from one of the categories listed below:
  • Energy conservation
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Fish and wildlife management
  • Forestry and range management
  • Air and water pollution control
  • Resource recovery (recycling)
  • Hazardous material disposal and management
  • Invasive species control


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

Troop and team unit award

William T. Hornaday Unit Award certificate.
William T. Hornaday Unit Award certificate.

Boy Scout troops or Varsity Scout teams may complete a conservation project to receive a unit recognition certificate.

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