HOME—International Scouting—Highest Rank/Award
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|Scout / Venturer Advancement Progression|
(Federação Escutista de Portugal /
Corpo Nacional de Escutas)
Cavaleiro da Pátria
(Knight of the Fatherland)
(The Singapore Scout Association)
|A Scout in Singapore can earn 4 progress badges: Scout|
Standard Badge, Advanced Scout Standard Badge, First
Class Scout Badge, and Chief Commissioner's Award.
A Venture Scout can earn 3 progress awards: Venture
Scout Standard, Venture Scout Cord, and President's
Tri Orlie Perá
(three eagle feathers)
(South African Scout Association)
(a south African gazelle)
|A Scout in South Africa can earn 5 advancement badges:|
Pathfinder, Adventurer, First Class, Explorer (or Sea
Explorer or Air Explorer), and Springbok.
(Sri Lanka Scout Association)
|Taiwan (Republic of China)
(Scouts of China)
National Flower Class
(refers to the plum blossom, the
national flower of the Republic of
(Tanzania Scouts Association)
(The National Scout Organization of
|Trinidad and Tobago
(The Scout Association of Trinidad and
(National Organization of Scouts of
Plastun Skob (male Scouts)/
Plastunka Virlytsia (female Scouts)
|Plastun Skob means Osprey Scout, but 'SKOB' is also the|
acronym for the senior Scout Motto: "Syl'no! Krasno! Oberezhno! Bystro!",
Ukrainian for "Strongly! Beautifully! Carefully! Speedily!"
(Baden-Powell Scouts Association)
St George's Award
(St George is the patron saint of
|A Scout in the UK's BPSA can earn 3 ranks: Tenderfoot,|
Second Class, and First Class.
A Senior Scout, after earning the Senior Scout Badge,
can earn the St George's Award (which requires First
Class plus certain other badges).
(The Scout Association)
|A Scout in the UK's Scout Association must earn all 9|
Challenge Awards (Creative Challenge shown), as well as
6 Activity Badges, en route to earning the Chief Scout's
An Explorer can earn the Chief's Scout's Platinum
Award, Chief Scout's Diamond Award, and the Queen's
|A Guide in the UK can earn a hodgepodge of 45 badges|
('Chocolate' and 'Healthy Lifestyles' shown), with
the Baden-Powell Challenge the highest badge.
A Senior Section member can earn the Chief Guide's
Challenge and the Queen's Guide Award.
(Boy Scouts of America)
|A Scout in the US can earn 7 ranks: Scout, Tenderfoot,|
Second Class, First Class, Star, Life, and Eagle.
Eagle Scout can be earned by Scouts, Venturers,
and Sea Scouts, including girls since 2019.
(Girl Scouts of the USA)
Girl Scout Gold Award
|A Girl Scout in the US can earn 3 awards: Bronze Award,|
for Girl Scout Juniors; Silver Award, for Girl Scout
Cadettes; and Gold Award, for Girl Scout Seniors &
(Zambia Scouts Association)
(The Boy Scouts Association of
(refers to sable antelope)
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