From life skills to leadership to community service, we have a variety of higher awards to recognize those who go above and beyond just earning badges and go the extra mile to build their character, knowledge and skills.
Click on each of our higher awards listed below to be taken the requirements for that award.
We would like to encourage all participants to help better their community and the lives of the people around them. Members who participate in service to their community are eligible to earn the Servant’s Heart award when they complete a set number of hours at each age level.
The Discovery Award is earned by completing one badge from each Area of Discovery at your current age level.
You earn the Make A Difference award by planning and executing your own community service project. The scope of the required project increases as participants get older.
This award is based on the Christian Fruits of the Spirit, but the character traits involved are valued in every world religion as well as secular beliefs. It is earned for earning all the character badges listed in our code of conduct.
These awards consist of 30 age appropriate life skills that a participant must learn and become proficient in at each level. If you don’t have your child earn anything else, this is the award you should focus on. From learning to wash and dry your own hair at the younger levels to understanding credit agreements at the older levels, your child will be more than ready for life on their own after completing these awards.
This award is offered for Level 3 and 4 participants to help them focus on possible career paths for their future.
Thomas Jefferson warned , “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” Understanding the importance of American liberty, and how it was obtained, is crucial if we are to keep that liberty in the years to come. Learn about the history and development of our great nation, how our government is run, show your patriotism and more.
The leadership award was designed to encourage kids to take on leadership responsibilities and exhibit leadership skills .
Our higher awards are always designated by a gem in the center based on each level of Curiosity Untamed. Gem Awards are the highest award you can earn at each level and the most difficult. They acknowledge participants for going above and beyond just attending meetings and earning badges, and acknowledge them for their efforts in taking to heart the most important aspects of our program.
This award is given to participants who earn 100+ badges at any single age level.
The S.T.E.A.M Award is designed to help people explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
The Outdoor Award is presented to participants who not only explore the outdoors, but have gained the skills necessary to fully enjoy it and work within it.
– Available only to Level 4 and 5 Only.
Learn about and experience careers in a variety of Areas of Discovery