Varsity Scout Coach's Key

Scouter's Key Knot

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Complete at least three years of registered tenure as a Varsity team Coach within a five-year period.
(This can include the tenure used to earn the Scouter’s Training Award.)


  1. Complete basic training for Coaches
  2. Complete This Is Scouting training.
  3. Attend a university of Scouting (or equivalent), or attend at least four roundtables/huddles (or equivalent) during each year of the tenure used for this award


Do the following during the tenure used for this award:

  1. Achieve at least the Silver level of Journey to Excellence for at least two years. The Quality Unit Award is acceptable if the tenure used is prior to 2011.
  2. Conduct an annual team planning session and have a published team meeting/activity schedule for the team’s parents in each year.
  3. Participate in at least one additional supplemental or advanced training event at the council, area, region, or national level.

Source: Progress Record for the Varsity Scout Coach's Key (511-055)

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