World Conservation Award (Boy Scouting)
|This page is about the Boy Scout and Varsity version of the award. For the Cub Scout and Venturing versions, see the World Conservation Award (Cub Scouting) and World Conservation Award (Venturing) awards.|
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World Conservation Award
The World Conservation Award provides an opportunity for Scouts to "think globally" and "act locally" to conserve and improve our environment. This program is designed to make youth members aware that all nations are closely related through natural resources, and that we and our world environment are interdependent.
Requirements for this award must be completed in addition to any similar requirements completed for rank.
World Conservation Award (Boy Scouting) requirements
You can earn this award as a Boy Scout by completing these requirements:
Note that the requirements for this award must be completed in addition to any similar requirements completed for rank (e.g. service project hours cannot be used for both rank advancement and this award).
Updated requirements are per December 16, 2016 update as shown on the World Conservation Award Application Form - 2016 Printing.
- The World Conservation Award is worn on the uniform shirt, centered on the right pocket as a temporary patch. It can also be worn on the back of a merit badge sash. It does not replace the World Crest on the uniform.
- General Resources:
- Conservation Resources: Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge resources - Conservation and Resource Center - Leave No Trace Center - Wildlife Conservation Society
- Bird Resources: Bird Study Merit Badge resources
- Fish Resources: Fishing Merit Badge Requirement resources - American Fisheries Society
- Insect Resources: Insect Study Merit Badge resources
- Mammal Resources: Mammal Study Merit Badge resources
- Reptile & Amphibian Resources: Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge resources - Frog Songs
- World Conservation Award (Cub Scouting)
- World Conservation Award (Venturing)
- Requirements for the Environmental Science Merit Badge
- Requirements for the Sustainability Merit Badge
- Requirements for the Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badge
- Requirements for the Fish and Wildlife Management Merit Badge
- Requirements for the Citizenship in the World Merit Badge