Scouts Achievement Pathways - Badges and Awards

Peak Award - Australian Scout Award

The Australian Scout Award is the highest award you can earn in the Scout Section. It is considered the pinnacle of your Scouting at this stage and is a milestone in your Scouting life.

To be awarded the Australian Scout Award, Scouts must: -


  • Complete Milestone 3 (Milestone 1 and Milestone 2 are optional)

Outdoor Adventure Skills

Achieve at least within Outdoor Adventure Skills: -

  • Core: - Bushcraft Stage 5, Bushwalking Stage 5 and Camping Stage 5
  • Complete 10 Stage progressions (total) in the Outdoor Adventure Skills across any of the skills. 

Special Interest Areas

  • Complete 6 Special Interest Areas activities, each totalling at least 8 hours, across at least 3 of the Special Interest Areas

Other Peak Award Activities

  • Complete a Scout Leadership Course or Personal Development Course
  • Plan> and lead an adventurous journey of at least 3 days and 2 nights duration
  • Complete a Personal Reflection on your Scouting journey with your peers, supported by adults.
  • The Award to be approved by your Unit Council
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