Hornaday Youth Summary

HornadayGoldMedal

Hornaday Badge requirements:

  • One Project
  • 5 merit badges from approved list
  • Council approval

 

Hornaday Bronze Award requirements:

  • Three projects
  • Environmental Science merit badge
  • 5 other merit badges from approved list
  • National approval

 

 


 

Hornaday Silver Award requirements:

  • Four projects
  • 6 required merit badges
  • 3 other merit badges from approved list
  • National approval

 

 

 


For details, see the BSA’s Earning a Hornaday Medal

  • Approved Merit Badges are listed on the Hornaday Award applications.
  • Venturers do not complete merit badges, but they do complete Venturer requirements as listed on the Hornaday Award applications.
  • Projects to be completed are to be of “Eagle Scout Award” project quality.
  • The project’s main focus must be to help the environment and not humans.
  • The Eagle Scout project may be used as the project for the Hornaday Badge, and as one project for the Bronze and/or Silver Award, IF the project meets Hornaday Award project criteria.
  • The Hornaday Badge project may be used as one of the projects for the Bronze or Silver Award.
  • Registered Boy Scouts have until their 18th birthday to complete award requirements.
  • Registered Venturers have until their 21st birthday to complete award requirements.
  • Each award candidate must have an adult “conservation adviser”.
  • Each project must be from a different listed conservation category listed on the award application.
  • Only one project for any award may be done on Scout property.