Special Troop Awards

The Troop 6 Camper Award

The award consists of a 1½ inch wide tooled leather belt (with buckle) inscribed “Troop 6 Camper”. It is available to all Scouts who fulfill the requirements listed below prior to their 18th birthday.

  1. Earn the Camping and First Aid Merit Badges
     
  2. Earn two of the following ten merit badges: Backpacking, Canoeing, Climbing, Cooking, Hiking, Lifesaving, Orienteering, Pioneering, Snow Sports, or Wilderness Survival
     
  3. With Troop 6, participate in a week long Patrol Cooking summer camp

  4. With Troop 6, participate in a cold weather tenting overnight where the night temperature was below 20º
     
  5. With Troop 6, participate in a tent backpacking overnight, where the backpacking distance is at least 4 miles total
     
  6. With Troop 6, participate in a river (running water) overnight canoe trip
     
  7. With Troop 6, participate in a ski weekend
     
  8. With Troop 6, earn an historic trail emblem.

These requirements do not need to be met in a single calendar year. Requirements may be met prior to the inception of the award in 2009.

Date EarnedRecipient
January 8, 2009Lars K. Spalin, Jr.
September 12, 2009Austin D. Apotheker
June 17, 2012Boris Baklitskiy

The Troop 6 Expert Camper Award

The award consists of a 1½ inch wide tooled leather belt (with special buckle) inscribed “Troop 6 Expert”. It is available to all Scouts who fulfill the requirements listed below prior to their 18th birthday.

  1. Earn the Troop 6 Camper Award
     
  2. In addition to the Camping and First Aid merit badge required for the Troop 6 Camper Award, earn either Orienteering or Pioneering merit badge
     
  3. With Troop 6, participate in three week-long Patrol Cooking summer camps and earn Cooking merit badge.
     
  4. With Troop 6, participate in two cold weather tenting overnights where the night temperature was below 20º
     
  5. With Troop 6, participate in three tent backpacking overnights, where the backpacking distance is at least 4 miles total, and earn either Backpacking or Climbing and Wilderness Survival merit badges
     
  6. With Troop 6, participate in two river (running water) overnight canoe trips and earn Canoeing merit badge
     
  7. With Troop 6, participate in two ski weekend and earn the Snow Sports merit badge
     
  8. With Troop 6, earn two historic trail emblems
     
  9. Earn the BSA 50 Miler Award or participate in a Philmont Trek or participate in any of the three OA National High Adventure Service Corps.

These requirements do not need to be met in a single calendar year. Requirements may be met prior to the inception of the award in 2009.


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Last Updated: June 24, 2012