Scouts and Lions
The relationship between Lions Clubs International and Scouts dates back to the early 1900s. Since that time, our collaboration has provided benefits to both organizations and the communities being served. Young people, such as Scouts, need the guidance of adult role models, such as Lions. When a Lions club charters a Scouts unit, Lions serve as mentors and help youth achieve their full potential. As of December 31, 2012, U.S. Lions sponsored 2,271 Boy Scout units which included 64,563 Scouts.
Scouting Awards and Recognition
Eagle Scout Certificate
The Lions Clubs International Eagle Scout Certificate is available for presentation to young men who have attained the highest U.S. Boy Scout rank – Eagle Scout.
Scout leaders may contact their local Lions club to request the certificate. After verifying that the young man is indeed an Eagle Scout, Lions may present the certificate and letter of recognition to the Eagle Scout.
The Eagle Scout Certificate and accompanying letter are now available for download. Lions may access the certificate below and save it to their computer, enter the recipient's name in the writable PDF field, and print the award instantly. Lions are encouraged to take advantage of the convenience and ease of the downloadable certificate and letter. The printed Eagle Scout Certificate has been discontinued.
Lions Scouting Patch
Lions clubs that sponsor a Boy Scout troop can purchase the Lions Scouting Patch. The colorful patch identifies the Lions club as a proud advocate of the Scouting movement. The Lions Scouting Patch (A64) is available for purchase from the Lions Clubs International online store.
Lions Scouting Service Patch
Lions clubs can purchase and present the Lions Scouting Service Patch to Scouts who participate in joint service projects with Lions. The Lions Scouting Service Patch (A65) is available for purchase from the Lions Clubs International online store.
Lions Girl Scout Service Patch
Lions clubs can purchase and present the Lions Girl Scout Service Patch to Girl Scouts who participate in joint service projects with Lions. Currently, there are more than 3.2 million Girl Scouts of the USA and there are more than 10 million members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGS) which exists in 145 countries. The Lions Girl Scout Service Patch (A66) is available for purchase from the Lions Clubs International online store.
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