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On these pages we aim to recognise the achievements of both our adult volunteers and youth members. Choose a year above for those awards and also our photography and nights away trophies.

Adult volunteers are thanked and recognised for their service to Scouting via Long Service Awards and Good Service Awards. Higher Awards are given out annually on St George’s Day.

Chief Scout’s
Long Service Award

Awarded every 5 years of service in an adult role

Wood Badge

Awarded to Leaders who complete their adult training

Commissioner’s Commendation

A local award used by any commissioner to recognise youth members, volunteers and non-members for their contribution to the Scouts.

Chief Scout’s Commendation for Good Service

Awarded for good service while holding an adult appointment for a period of not less than five years good service

Award for Merit

Awarded after a period of not less than 10–12 years of outstanding service while holding an adult appointment

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Award for Merit

May be awarded after not less than five years of further outstanding service while holding an adult appointment

Silver Acorn

Awarded after a period of no less than 20 years of specially distinguished service while holding an adult appointment

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Silver Acorn

May be awarded after not less than five years of further especially distinguished service while holding an adult appointment

Silver Wolf

The unrestricted gift of the Chief Scout, awarded for service of the most exceptional nature.

The Medal of Meritorious Conduct

Youth members work towards Chief Scout’s Awards but can also get special awards in rare circumstance for acts of gallantry and meritorious conduct.

Full historic records for higher adult awards