Recognition

Scouting’s Honours & Awards are awarded for high character, fortitude, courage, gallantry, and meritorious conduct or outstanding service to Scouting. To stay up to date, click here to visit the National Recognition page.

THE AWARDS

  • The Certificate of Commendation is for service to Scouting worthy of commendation.
  • The Medal for Good Service is for good service to Scouting.
  • The Medal of Merit is for especially good service to Scouting.
  • The Silver Acorn is for especially distinguished service to Scouting.
  • The Silver Wolf is for service of the most exceptional character to Scouting, normally of national importance.
  • The Silver Fox is for the most exceptional character to Scouting in the international field, performed by persons who are NOT members of Scouts Canada.
  • The Certificate for Meritorious Conduct is meritorious conduct worthy of recorded commendation but does not justify a medal.
  • The Medal for Meritorious Conduct is for especially meritorious conduct not involving heroism or risk of life.The Bronze Cross is for gallantry with moderate risk.
  • The Silver Cross is for gallantry with considerable risk.The Gold Cross is for gallantry, with special heroism and extraordinary risk.
  • The Award for Fortitude is for youth and adult members who, despite physical or mental impediments to their involvement, have made a significant contribution to the movement.
  • The Jack Cornwell Decoration is for children and youth and is awarded for pre-eminently high character, devotion to duty and specific acts of physical courage.
  • Medal of the Maple is for distinguished youth who have significantly contributed to the movement and the spirit of Scouting through community service, extraordinary Scouting participation and a solid system of personal values.