The United States Heritage Award was designed to give youth recognition for learning about the heritage of the United States of America, and being involved.
By completing the United States Heritage Award, it is hoped greater understanding and pride of our nation will prevail. A medal and a patch can be awarded to all that successfully complete the award requirements. All requirements can be done with a unit, group, family, or individually.
Effective on March 25, 2011, the Pack will pay for the cost of the award ribbon and patch.
The United States Heritage Award has two different award levels:
Adults can also earn the gold award if they complete the requirements and assist a youth in earning the United States Heritage Award.
Den leaders (and families), here’s a link to the requirements: http://www.nationstrails.com/awards/index.html