Summit Award

A young person on a summit and the Summit emblem (patch) and Venturing Summit award.

The Summit award is the highest award a Venturer can earn. This award emphasizes leadership, mentoring, planning, and service.

Venturers earn the Pathfinder award first and then move on to this award.

Upon completion of this achievement, Venturers receive a patch and an emblem. A square knot is available for adults who have earned the award.

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