Commissioner Challenge 2023 Forms (forms and instructions)
Cub Scouts 2023
Scouts BSA 2023
Venturing 2023
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Commissioner Challenge Award

Units who qualify for the 2023 Commissioner Challenge are entitled to free cloth rank awards: Packs, Troops, and Crews can receive the following badges without charge from the Scout Shop for the next charter year (January 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024) if all the requirements are completed and submitted by December 1, 2023.

Cub Scouts – Lion, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos, and Arrow of Light cloth badge and all required belt loops
for each Cub Scout Rank. Elective belt loops are not included. 

Scouts BSA – Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, Life, and Eagle cloth badge, Eagle recognition kit, and Merit Badges

Venturing – Star, Life, and Eagle cloth badge, Eagle recognition kit, merit badges, Venturing, Pathfinder, Discovery, and Summit recognition kits as well as Apprentice, Ordinary, Able, and

Commissioners Challenge for 2023

Unit Contact Information:
Paper or Digital *

1) 2023 Journey to Excellence Award: Our unit has or will meet by December 31, 2023 enough criteria to qualify for the Gold level in the Journey to Excellence Award program.

2) Turned in with on-time charter renewal: All completed and signed charter renewal forms and this Commissioner Challenge form have been turned in and accepted by the Scout office by the 2023 on-time charter renewal date. *


3) Friends of Scouting: Our unit met our 2023 Friends of Scouting goal.
(Minimum of 10% increase over prior year FOS total)

4) Product Sales Fundraising Goal: Our unit met our 2023 Popcorn & Scout-O-Rama fundraising goal.
(Minimum of $100 of popcorn product/registered scout – as of June 30, 2023)
(Minimum of 2 coupon card($20)/registered scout– as of the date of Scout-O-Rama)


5) District or Council Volunteer: At least one member of our unit provided significant leadership/service on the District Committee or Commissioner staff or to the Council this year.

6) Recruitment Event: Our Unit will hold at least one recruitment event during the year.


7) Scout-O-Rama: Our Unit had a booth at Scout-O-Rama.

8) Roundtable Attendance: At least one leader from our Unit attended at least eight of the monthly Roundtables in our District. Note that his doesn’t need to be the same person every month.

Unit Application Submission

Based on a review of this application, our unit believes the following: *
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