Ranger Award Medal

Ranger Award Elective Requirements


These requirements became effective on June 1, 2014.

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  1. Hunting
    1. Hunter education and enforcement
      1. Successfully complete a hunter education course offered by your state wildlife/conservation agency.
      2. Learn and explain the requirements to become a volunteer hunter education instructor in your state.
      3. Explain how to report a wildlife-related violation to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
    2. Do b(i), b(ii), or b(iii).
      1. Successfully complete a bowhunter education course offered by your state or the National Bowhunter Education Foundation.
      2. Successfully complete a National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association Rifle Basic course.
      3. Participate in a National Rifle Association-International Hunter Education Association Youth Hunter Education Challenge event sponsored by your state.
    3. Do c(i), c(ii), or c(iii).
      1. Assist a certified hunter education instructor with a hunter education course.
      2. Either plan or assist in putting on a National Hunting and Fishing Day program.
      3. Talk with a game warden/conservation officer about his or her job. If possible, observe/assist at a game check station in your state.
    4. Plan and carry out a hunting trip approved by an Advisor.
    5. Make a tabletop display or presentation on what you have learned for your crew, another crew, a Cub Scout or Boy Scout unit, or another youth group.

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    Source: Venturing Awards and Requirements (34784 - SKU 618767) and

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