World Conservation Award

The World Conservation Award provides an opportunity for Scouts to conserve and improve our environment.

Requirements for this award must be completed in addition to any similar requirements completed for rank (e.g. service project hours cannot be used for both rank advancement and this award).


To earn this award, complete the following requirements:

  1. Earn the following merit badges:
    • Either Environmental Science OR Sustainability merit badge.
    • Either Soil and Water Conservation OR Fish and Wildlife Management merit badge.
    • Citizenship in the World merit badge.
  2. Participate in a conservation project as part of an approved Scouting program totaling at least three hours that addresses a conservation need common to more than one country