Community Alliances

Founder's Bar

The Founder’s Bar is worn by all youth and adults whose names are on a new-unit charter or who officially join the new unit before the unit recharters for the first time. Members of veteran units still in operation who were on the original charter may also wear the Founder’s Bar with that unit’s numerals.

New Unit Organization

Religious Awards for Jewish Scouts

Training the Chartered Organization Representative
An outline for an orientation course designed to familiarize Chartered Organization Representatives with Scouting's purpose, mission, structure, programs, and more.

Scout Sabbath Services
Scout Shabbath is an opportunity to call attention to shared values and reinforce their meaning for Jewish youth and their families.

Scout Sunday Observance
The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.

Calendar of Religious Dates
A list of dates and religious observances that must be adhered to by the individual.

The Roles of the Troop Chaplain and the Chaplain Aide
The chaplain and chaplain aide have an opportunity to be a friend to the Scouts and leaders and to contribute to their spiritual welfare and growth.

Manual for Chaplain Aides and Chaplains
This manual will orient volunteers to the duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of chaplaincy service in Boy Scout troops.

Association of Baptists for Scouting Membership Application
Complete this form to apply for membership in the Association of Baptists for Scouting.

The Good Shepherd
The Good Shepherd Emblem is a national recognition for adults who have rendered outstanding service to Baptist youth through their church and a national youth-serving agency.

The St. George Emblem
The National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards this emblem to members of the laity and clergy who have made outstanding contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic youth in Scouting.

Shabbat Emblem
The Jewish Committee on Scouting offers a Scout Shabbat Emblem. Orders are be accepted until supplies run out.

The Shofar Award
The National Jewish Committee on Scouting established the Shofar Award to recognize outstanding service by adults in the promotion of Scouting among Jewish youth.

NJCOS Eagle Scout Scholarship Programs
The National Jewish Committee on Scouting awards national scholarships to the Eagle Scouts that may be used to attend a college, university, or school selected by the student.

Frank L Weil Memorial Quality Jewish Committee Award
The National Jewish Committee on Scouting has established this award to recognize local Jewish communities on Scouting that meet standard objectives in the support of the local council.

Frank L Weil Memorial Unit Recognition Award
The National Jewish Committee on Scouting has established this award to recognize the chartered organization to help motivate and improve the effectiveness of the individual unit and its adult leadership, and to provide each youth with a top-quality program.

Medal of Honor Adventure
The three-day program emphasizes leadership, patriotism, and courage by impressing upon the minds of the nation's youth the tenets of responsible citizenship.

The George Meany Award
The AFL-CIO Executive Council established this award to recognize union members who have made a significant contribution to the youth of their communities by volunteering in the programs of the BSA.

AFL-CIO Wood Badge Scholarship Program
The AFL-CIO offers a Wood Badge scholarship to assist selected union members in acquiring skills that will better equip them to serve the youth of their communities.

VFW Wood Badge Scholarship Program
The VFW national headquarters offers Wood Badge scholarships to assist selected chapter members in acquiring skills that will better equip them to serve the youth of their communities.

Price of Freedom Conference  
The Price of Freedom Conference is a four-day residential program that allows participants the opportunity to interact with experts on current issues of citizenship, patriotism, leadership, and heroism.

Etz Chaim Award
The Etz Chaim (Tree of Life) Award is designed for Boy Scouts in high school, ages 14 to 17, and registered Venturers ages 14 to 20. The purpose of...