Awards at Camp Wanocksett

Individual Scouts & Leaders, Patrols, and Troops have the opportunity to earn a number of awards during their stay at Camp Wanocksett. Information about all of the awards can be found in the check-in packet each troop receives on Sunday, and by stopping by the Administration building any time.

Baden Powell Patrol Award

To help promote the patrol method of the Boy Scout program, patrols can work together to complete a number of activities during their week at camp to earn the Baden Powell Patrol Award. Among the requirements, patrols must make a patrol flag, use a patrol cheer during the week, participate in patrol activities at 11AM, challenge another patrol to a sports competition, and perform a conservation project.

John Coyle Troop Award

To unite patrols in a troop, the John Coyle Honor Troop Award has members of a troop participate together in a number of activities during camp. Each patrol must earn the Baden Powell Patrol Award, attend all camp wide activities, participate in seven listed activities, make an improvement to the campsite, and a few other requirements.

Arthur Lomax III Marksmanship Award

Arthur Lomax III was an Eagle Scout from Troop 165 Charlton. From 1990-1997 he served on Camp Wanocksett Staff. He was awarded Vigil Honor from The Grand Monadnock Lodge #309, a proud member of the Iron Workers Union, and a great friend of Wanocksett. To complete this marksmanship award, an individual must achieve high scores in competitions at each of the three shooting ranges in camp.

Golden Acorn Award

Living in the shadow of the most summited mountain in the world is a unique experience. Scouts who make a contribution to the Ecology/STEM program at Camp Wanocksett will receive the Golden Acorn award.

Arthur Polanski Patrol Conservation Award

Patrols who embody the ideals of Leave-No-Trace and conservation during their stay at camp are invited to earn the Arthur Polanski Patrol Conservation Award. To earn the award, patrols must complete a conservation project approved by the Ecology director, write an article for the Wanocksett Times about a significant conservation issue at camp, participate in the recycling program, and participate in the Ecology/STEM program at Camp Wanocksett.