Leadership Award Program
- Leadership Award is given to youth and adults who have
given exceptional dedication and leadership to the youth participants in
any portion of the Learning for Life or Exploring Program.
Young American Award
- Started in 1968, the award is given to young adults
(between the ages of 15 and 25) who have achieved excellence in the fields
of art, athletics, business, education, government, humanities,
literature, music, religion, science, or service. They need to have
been actively involved in service to their community, state, or country
that adds to the quality of life. Each Council will select and
submit their top nominee for consideration for the five national awards.
Career Achievement Award Program
- The Learning for Life Career Achievement Award program
allows young people to be recognized for community service and to acquire
and be recognized for career proficiency achievement in either arts &
humanities, aviation, business, communications, engineering, fire &
emergency service, health, law & government, law enforcement, science,
skilled trades, social services, or all 12 career clusters.
- An adult advisor, whom you choose, helps you set
challenging but a achievable goals in the four program areas.
Once you've achieved your goals, you summarize them on a Recommendation
Form. You'll receive a letter, which will let you know when
your Senator and /or member of Congress will present you with your medal
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