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Highest Rank/Award in Scouting (continued)

Country
(Scout Association)
Top Award
Picture of Top Award
Scout / Venturer Advancement Progression
Portugal
(Federação Escutista de Portugal /
Corpo Nacional de Escutas)

Cavaleiro da Pátria
(Knight of the Fatherland)
Cavaleiro da Pátria / Portugal Cavaleiro da Pátria (alternate in silver)
 
Singapore
(The Singapore Scout Association)

President's Scout
President's Scout / Singapore
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.
Standard, Advanced Scout Standard, First Class Scout, Chief Commissioner's Award
A Venture Scout can earn 3 progress awards: Venture
Scout Standard, Venture Scout Cord, and President's
Scout Award.
Venture Scout Standard, Venture Scout Cord, President's Scout Award
Slovakia
(Slovenský Skauting)

Tri Orlie Perá
(three eagle feathers)
Tri Orlie Perá / Slovakia
 
South Africa
(South African Scout Association)

Springbok
(a south African gazelle)
Springbok / South Africa
A Scout in South Africa can earn 5 advancement badges:
Pathfinder, Adventurer, First Class, Explorer (or Sea
Explorer or Air Explorer), and Springbok.
Pathfinder, Adventurer, First Class, Explorer (Sea Explorer / Air Explorer), Springbok
Sri Lanka
(Sri Lanka Scout Association)

President's Scout
President's Scout / Sri Lanka
 
Taiwan (Republic of China)
(Scouts of China)

National Flower Class
(refers to the plum blossom, the
national flower of the Republic of
China)
National Flower Class / TaiwanNational Flower Class (medal) / Taiwan
 
Tanzania
(Tanzania Scouts Association)

President's Scout
President's Scout / Tanzania
 
Thailand
(The National Scout Organization of
Thailand)

King Scout
King Scout / Thailand
 
Trinidad and Tobago
(The Scout Association of Trinidad and
Tobago)

President's Scout
President's Scout / Trinidad and Tobago
 
Ukraine
(National Organization of Scouts of
Ukraine)

Plastun Skob (male Scouts)/
Plastunka Virlytsia (female Scouts)
Plastun Skob / Ukraine
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!"
United Kingdom
(Baden-Powell Scouts Association)

St George's Award
(St George is the patron saint of
Scouting)
St George's Award / UK
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).
Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class (left); Senior Scout Badge, St George's Award (right)
United Kingdom
(The Scout Association)

Queen's Scout
Queen's Scout / UK
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
Gold Award.

An Explorer can earn the Chief's Scout's Platinum
Award, Chief Scout's Diamond Award, and the Queen's
Scout Award.
Creative Challenge Award, Chief Scout's Gold Award (left); Chief's Scout's Platinum Award, Chief Scout's Diamond Award, Queen's Scout Award (right)
United Kingdom
(Girlguiding UK)

Queen's Guide
Queen's Guide / UK
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.
Chocolate & Healthy Lifestyles badges, Baden-Powell Challenge (left); Chief Guide's Challenge, Queen's Guide Award (right)
United States
(Boy Scouts of America)

Eagle Scout
Eagle Scout / USEagle Scout (medal) / US
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.
Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life, Eagle Scout
United States
(Girl Scouts of the USA)

Girl Scout Gold Award
Girl Scout Gold Award / US
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 &
Ambassadors.
Girl Scout Bronze/Silver/Gold Awards
Zambia
(Zambia Scouts Association)

Eagle Award
Eagle Award / Zambia
 
Zimbabwe
(The Boy Scouts Association of
Zimbabwe)

Sable Award
(refers to sable antelope)
Sable Award / Zimbabwe
 
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