BSA Alumni Award description and requirements

(information provided by the BSA Alumni Task Force)

The BSA Alumni Award is a new award designed to encourage current Scouting volunteers to find former volunteers and alumni of the BSA's Cub Scout, Boy/Varsity Scout, Exploring, Venturing and Sea Scouting/Exploring programs and bring them back to the Scouting movement in some way. This award continues the BSA's national involvement in re-introducing Scouting to communities across America.


Based on the requirements below, complete the Application for the Alumni Knot Award and submit the application to the National Alumni Task Force for approval.

All requirements must have been completed after June 1, 2009.

Applicants must be currently registered adult Scouters of the Boy Scouts of America.

All applicants must receive the approval of their local council's alumni relations committee chairperson and their council Scout executive.

Area I Alumni Identification/Promotion (Complete any 3 of the 5 requirements in this section)

Area II Alumni Engagement (Complete all 4 of the requirements in this section)

Area III Personal Participation (Complete all four of the requirements below in this section)

Area IV Personal Education (Complete any 1 of the 3 requirements in this section)


The Award consists of a certficate and square knot; the knot emblems are controlled by the Alumni Relations folks and cannot be directly ordered/purchased through the ScoutStuff™ website.

Thanks to Jeff and the team at the BSA's Alumni Relations Service at National for their assistance and for sharing this information with all of is their (and OUR) hope that as many of you go out and bring back some Scouters to our programs!