"To Educate, Involve, and Energize Youth in Conservation through Scouting."
Projects fall into these 8 categories;
Air and Water Pollution Control | Fish and Wildlife Management
Soil and Water Conservation | Resource Recovery (Recycling)
Forestry and Range Management | Energy Conservation
Hazardous Materials and Waste Disposal | Invasive Species Control
Do you know a Scout that likes to have fun doing Scout service or is thinking about an Eagle project in the
The PTAC Conservation Committee is responsible for promotion, review, and coordination of all Scout-based conservation projects and programs within the Council. Coming Soon!
If you are
For more information about this award, you can find it at the BSA National
For the work book see BSA Distinguished Conservation Service Award Work Book
50th Anniversary Environmental Protection Agency Award
Program Term – January 1 to December 31, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency, as part of a public awareness campaign to celebrate its first 50 years, has partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to create an award for members of troops, crews and ships. This new award will recognize youth who research and learn about the subjects of human health and the environment, as the EPA develops its vision for the next 50 years. Members must earn the Public Health merit badge and three additional merit badges from selected categories. Finally, they must participate in an environmental/public health community service project as part of an approved Scouting program.
EPA Award Application
World Conservation Award
To encourage all youth members to think globally and act locally to preserve and improve our environment. Involves advancement and project work. To see what your scout needs to earn please click on the link below
Conservation Good Turn
This award encourage packs, troops and crews to join with conservation or environmental organization (federal, state, local or private) tocarry out a Conservation Good Turn in their home communities.
Outdoor Ethics Awareness Awards and Outdoor Ethics Action Award
Scouts interested in learning more about outdoor ethics and Leave No Trace may earn the Outdoor Ethics Awareness Award. The outdoor Ethics Action Award asks Scouts to use their new knowledge to take steps to use their new knowledge to take steps to improve their outdoor skills. For more info on how to earn the awards please follow the links below.
National Outdoor Award-Conservation Segment
When a Scout excels in outdoor participation, there are awards to show for it! Among one of the six segment a Scouter can earn is the Conservation for completing certain merit badges and complete 25 hours of conservation work among a couple of other requirements. For info please follow the link below.
Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award
Tiger through Webelos Cub Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Outdoor Activity Award in each of the program years, as long as the requirements are completed each year. The first time the award is earned, the Cub Scout will receive the pocket flap award, which is to be worn on the right pocket flap of the uniform shirt.
Each successive time the award is earned, a Wolf Track pin may be added to the flap. Leaders should encourage Cub Scouts to build on skills and experiences from previous years when working on the award for a successive year.