The youth award is a patch worn below the left pocket. It is the only Cub Scout award that can be worn on the Boy Scout uniform. There is also a metal pin version, but I don't know how it is to be worn.
You'll notice I have two miniature pins here. One for Cub Scouts, the other for Boy Scouts.
As a Cub Scout I earned the Faith in God award. I think the church doesn't do this one anymore.
I could also "upgrade" this knot to a similar one which represents my lifetime membership to the National Eagle Scout Association. The knot is the same but has a silver border. Maybe some day.
here.) The way I see it, if you are doing what you should be, by the time your two years are up you should have very nearly completed the other requirements anyway. Every Venturing leader with two years of tenure should have earned this. Maybe they just don't know about it.
Other Awards and Recognitions
This pin is not the only award available in the Heart of Scouting program, but it is the only one leaders can earn.
More information about this program can be found here.
Oh, and "I used to be a bear...."
I earned a third bead by serving on staff.
Wood Badge Staff - 2011 (W2-591-11-10) - Troop Guide
Wood Badge Staff - 2012 (W2-591-12-7) - Troop Guide
- Certificate of Special Recognition - Mar 2010
- 2nd Miler Award - Mar 2011