Instructions for Wearing International Scouting Insignia


Order from your local council:

World Crest (No. 00143) Worn permanently by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters to symbolize their membership in the world Scouting movement. An embroidered 11/2-inch purple emblem. The emblem is worn centered horizontally over the left pocket and vertically between the left shoulder seam and the top of the pocket.

International activity patch (No. 00144) Worn by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters who participate in an international activity or program as defined by a local council. An embroidered 3-inch emblem. This is a temporary emblem worn centered on the right pocket of the uniform shirt.

International neckerchief (No. 00746) is dark blue with a red and white striped border, with the BSA international emblem hot-pressed on the point. It is worn by members who participate in an international activity or program as defined by a local council.

Order from the International Division:

International Youth Exchange patch Worn by Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters who complete an international exchange program as defined by the International Division. An embroidered 3-inch emblem. This is a temporary emblem worn centered on the right pocket of the uniform shirt.