Whitney Young, Jr. Award
Several years ago BSA was concerned that certain rural and inner-city urban areas
were not being reached by the Scouting program. As part of its push to offer the
Scouting program, the Whitney Young, Jr. Award was developed to recognize outstanding
support and service at both the local and national level in reaching under-served
areas. The knot may only be worn by holders of individual awards.
Candidates for this award must be nominated. Self-nomination disqualifies the
Recipients of this award now receive the
Scouting Service Award Square knot patch shown above.
n addition to the Square knot patch shown above, recipients receive a
medal, shown below.
Prior recipients received, and may still wear, the knot shown below.
Page updated on:
February 17, 2017