This Award is meant for All scouts, Venturer scouts.
The Merit Medal honors Scouts, Venturers and Scouters that have performed an act of meritorious service above and beyond what is normally expected of a youth or adult member of the Boy Scouts of America.
This act should demonstrate exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.
The action does not necessarily need to involve rescue or saving life, but must demonstrate some aspect of Scouting ideals or skills.
You can read some stories of Real Scouts in Action
for some examples. Knot Description
: Gold on Blue knot on tan background with tan border. Award Requirements
: Submit a recommendation with this Nomination Form