Council and Assistant Council Commissioner's Key
and Arrowhead Honor (Field Service)

Commissioner's Key Knot Arrowhead Honor Patch


  1. Complete Commissioner Basic Training
  2. Complete personal coaching orientation including the orientation projects.


Complete 3 years as a registered commissioner within a 5-year period.
(Tenure for one award cannot be used for other training awards.)


Earn the Arrowhead Honor Award for your position.

Requirements for the Arrowhead Honor:

  1. Work with your Scout Executive of other staff adviser and evaluate all District Commissioners in the council.
  2. Achieve a ratio in the council of one Unit Commissioner for every three units or a ratio approved by your staff advisor.
  3. Develop and put into action a suitable recruiting plan throughout the council.
  4. Chair or actively take part in six council commissioner staff meetings.
  5. Have an active, effective district commissioner in every district of the council.
  6. Give leadership to a council commissioner conference or other major event.
  7. In consultation with the Scout executive/staff adviser, select and carry out a major project in the council.

Source: Administration of Commissioner Service (34501) - Page 45

Page updated on: May 23, 2014

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