Alumni Award

A recognition program to encourage participation and work in council alumni relations programs, including NESA activities; areas of work include alumni identification/promotion, alumni engagement, personal participation, and education.
Presented to Scouting alumni who promote continued engagement with the Boy Scouts of America.


Registered adult Scouters may submit a completed application for approval by the local council alumni committee. Approved applications are forwarded to the National Alumni Relations Committee. Those approved will be sent a certificate that can be used to purchase a square knot and/or lapel pin from the Scout shop.

Supply Item Description and Uniform Placement

Knot, worn on any field uniform above the left pocket; lapel pin for civilian wear.

Supply/BIN Item No.

These items are temporarily out of stock and it is unknown, at this time, when they will become available. This page will be updated as soon as there are any updates. 

Scouting Alumni Award Lapel Pin

Recognition Items Once approved, the national office will provide an 8-by-10-inch laser-printed certificate for presentation by the local council. Alumni Award knot (611866), and Alumni Award lapel pin (612901), via the National Supply Group’s B2B website, or by calling the main number 1-800-323-0732.