On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Meritorious Action Awards
The national court of honor make available to Venturers the lifesaving and meritorious action awards. These awards recognize Venturers who put into practice the skills they learned in they have learned in Scouting as a whole. These are open to male and female Venturers and advisors. The awards are as follows:
National Certificate of Merit: Has performed a significant act of service that is deserving of special national recognition.
Medal of Merit: Has performed an act of service of a rare or exceptional character that reflects an uncommon degree of concern for the well-being of others.
Heroism Award: Heroism Award. Has demonstrated heroism and skill in averting serious injury or saving or attempting to save life at minimum risk to self.
Honor Medal: Has demonstrated unusual heroism and skill or resourcefulness in saving or attempting to save life at considerable risk to self. In unusual cases it may be awarded with crossed palms