The National Court of Honor has introduced a new award honoring non-Scouters for significant contributions to the BSA at all levels. The North Star Award, which is on par with the prestigious Silver Beaver Award presented to distinguished Scouters, may be used to recognize a range of contributions, such as donations of land for the creation of new facilities. Learn More
This medal is the highest recognition that a Scout can earn for exemplary achievement, experience, and skill in multiple areas of outdoor endeavor. This challenging award requires earning at least three of the National Outdoor Achievement segments, planning and leading a trek, earning Wilderness First Aid, and becoming a Leave No Trace Trainer as well as several other requirements. Learn More
Bronze medal makes an impressive presentation, measuring 2½" diameter with a detailed design featuring the NOVA program logo and lettering in two-dimensional relief. Lettering around outside border reads "Dr. Luis Walter Alvarez SUPERNOVA Award—Boy Scouts of America".
Medal is suspended from a 1½" x 34" grosgrain neck ribbon in blue, orange and white. Comes in a plastic clear-top presentation box.
Restricted item. Awarded to individuals meeting the requirements defined for this award. Learn More