Alumni Award


A recognition program to encourage participation and work in council alumni relations programs, including NESA activities; areas of work include alumni identification/promotion, alumni engagement, personal participation, and education.

Who Can Earn This Award?

Presented to Scouting alumni who promote continued engagement with the Boy Scouts of America.

How to Get the Award

Registered adult Scouters may submit a completed application for approval by the local council alumni committee. Approved applications are forwarded to the National Alumni Relations Committee. Those approved will be sent a certificate that can be used to purchase a square knot and/or lapel pin from the Scout shop.

Individuals who have received the Alumnus of the Year award are also considered recipients of the Alumni Award.

Supply Item Description and Uniform Placement

Knot, worn on any field uniform above the left pocket; lapel pin for civilian wear.

Supply/BIN Item No.

Knot, No. 611866; lapel pin, No. 612901

Additional Medal, No. 621294, lapel pin/knot device, No. 621089, certificate, No. 621404 – Council Alumnus of the Year

Additional Medal, No. 780742, lapel pin/knot device, No. 780744 – National Alumnus of the Year

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