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Longs Peak Council

Boy Scouts of America

Journey to Excellence

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"Scouting's Journey to Excellence" is the BSA's program for encouraging excellence and providing quality programs at all levels of Scouting. It provides criteria for measuring unit success and health, and it replaces the old Centennial Quality Unit Award.

Peak Performance Patch

Longs Peak Council's

"Great Expectation" Program

The Longs Peak Council's Scouting recognition program called "Great Expectation" will provide a "TOTAL" program to each Scout and Scout family we serve.

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Longs Peak Council's

Journey to Excellence Platinum Level

"Peak Unit Performance 2014"

  • Journey To Excellence Gold achievement for 2014
  • Achieve Friends of Scouting Scout Share Goal by April 1, 2014
  • Achieve agreed upon Camp Card (settle On-Time) & Popcorn goal, and pay before December 9, 2014&


  • Longs Peak Council website recognition
  • Special LPC peak performance Council Strip Patch for purchase
  • Unit leader and committee chair will receive one complimentary Council Strip Patch
  • 5% discount in scout shops on all non-uniform items (Uniform items include: shirts, belts, pants, etc.)
Please note: Recognition will occur in 2015 after completing Journey To Excellence forms for 2014.

   Peak Unit Performance CSP

2013 JTE Platinum Units Cache La Poudre District
  • Pack 98
  • Troop 188
  • Troop 191
Three Rivers District
  • Pack 4
  • Pack 202

Log Your Service Hours
When your unit has completed a service project, please register the project with Good Turn for America to ensure your service hours are recorded for the Journey to Excellence program.

Helping you reach GOLD.

Journey to Excellence - Aspects

Packs and Troops are measured in 13 different areas and Venturing Crews are measured in 11:

  • Advancement
  • Retention
  • Membership Growth
  • Trained Leadership
  • Camping
  • Service Projects
  • Webelos-to Scout Transition
  • Regularly Scheduled Meetings
  • Budget Planning
  • On-Time Registration
  • . . .

Units can achieve the Bronze, Silver or Gold award by meeting different levels of the criteria.

Requirements Forms

For current forms, please see the BSA's Journey to Excellence page.

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More Information

Additional details including Frequently Asked Questions, PowerPoint Presentations and Webinars can be found on the BSA's Journey to Excellence page.

For more information, please contact your unit commissioner or district executive.

Longs Peak Council Presentations:

(in PowerPoint)
  Packs   Troops   Commissioners     

How to Order Your Journey To Excellence Awards

  • In general, you will need to order your Journey To Excellence Awards.
  • The Loveland Scout Shop will stock only a limited number of the patches, and they will NOT have the ribbons. The awards are not available for walk-in purchase at the other council scout shops.
  • Please use this order form.
  • Submit your JTE Awards order to the Louisville Scout Shop:
    • Email to the Louisville store - louisville@longspeakbsa.org
    • or FAX to 303 447-0293
    • or drop off or Mail to Scout Shop, 1075 E South Boulder Rd, Suite 100, Louisville, CO 80027
  • Sales Tax rate is 8.3%.
  • You can pick up your order at any scout shop or service center, or have it mailed to you.
    • If you plan to pick it up, please specify which scout shop / service center.
    • If mailed, it will be sent via USPS at the lowest available rate (based on package size/weight).
  • Payment can be made from your Unit account, or by Credit Card paid over the phone after the order has been received (DO NOT send credit card info via email).
  • Orders will take 10-14 days from the Friday the week they are received in Louisville.
  • Any questions can be directed to the Louisville store.

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