The BSA and the National Park Service (NPS) have been partners from the beginning; through campouts, hikes, and volunteerism, millions of Scouts have experienced and supported their national parks for more than 100 years.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, we are excited to unveil the design for the NPS Centennial Commemorative patch. Additionally, Scouts are encouraged to explore national parks near and far through the NPS “Find Your Park” centennial program.
The NPS and BSA have made a concerted effort to instill the values of resource stewardship and conservation to our nation’s youth through the Scout Ranger Resource Stewardship Program and other collaborative efforts. More than just a birthday party, the centennial invites Scouts to discover and reconnect with their public lands.
Scouts can find out how to earn the patch here. Also, don’t forget to find your park to discover what adventures might be right outside your door. Know any Scouts who would want to add this patch to their collection? Share this post with them today!