Insigne Sancti Georgii (Saint George Medal/Award) is for adult
leaders in Scouting programs, and it is intended to be given to those
adults who give exceptional service to both scouting and the Faith.
There is not a set list of requirements to complete for this award as
there is for the youth awards. Rather, the merit of each nomination
is carefully considered based on a specific meritorious act or the
totality of service to God, Scouting, and community.
for this award need not have earned any of the youth religious
emblems. However, significant assistance in helping youth in their
spiritual formation by guiding them through the process of earning
the religious emblems is generally expected. The award (see example
on left) is worn on a neck ribbon. Some Scouting organizations also
have generic badges that may be worn to represent receipt of an adult
George medal may be given to those of other branches of the Christian
Faith, particularly those of Catholic tradition, as well as to those
not in Boy Scouting who demonstrate significant leadership and
service to God and country.
is given by a diocesan bishop within the Anglican Rite Roman Catholic
Church upon recommendation of the Scout Chaplain. Application may not
be made for the award. Rather, nominations are made a committee
selected for the purpose.