Outdoor adventure and the study of our heritage have been an important
part of the Scouting program since the very beginning. During extended
outdoor programs Boy Scouts can earn various awards. Two of these special
awards are the “50 Miler Award” and the “Historic Trails Award”.
Requirements for these two awards can be found in the “Boy Scout
The “United States Heritage Award” was designed by Scouts and adults to give youth recognition for learning about the heritage of our country. There is a silver medal for youth 6 to 10 years old and a gold medal for youth 11 to 18 years old. This program is run by “Nations Trails”. Our link will take you to their site.