VarsityVarsity Scouting is for boys aged 14 through 17 years old.


Varsity Scouting is a program for young men who are at least 14 years of age, but not yet 18. It provides options for young men who are looking for rugged high adventure or challenging sporting activities and still want to be a part of a Scouting program that offers the advancement opportunities and values of the Boy Scouts of America.



Varsity Scouting has five fields of emphasis.  The five fields of emphasis are:

Advancement. Varsity Scouts use the same advancement program as Boy Scouts. They can also receive the recognitions offered through such programs as the Fifty-Miler Award; Mile Swim, BSA; etc.

High Adventure/Sports. This program field of emphasis includes high adventure and sports and is supported by 27 program features.

Personal Development. Varsity Scouting promotes growth through spirituality, leadership abilities, citizenship, social and cultural attributes, and physical fitness.

Service. The emphasis is on service, with the intent that it become integral to one's daily experience. Projects are conceived, planned, managed, and carried out by individual Varsity Scouts and/or the Varsity Scout team.

Special Programs and Events. Varsity Scouts take an active part in special programs and events at district, council, regional, and national levels.



VarsityVarsity Scout Letter - The Varsity Scout letter may be earned by both youth and adult members.



Denali Award   Denali Award Scorecard - The Denali Award is available only to a Varsity Scout team's youth members who have already earned the Varsity Scout letter.