ARGENTEUM SANCTI GEORGII
CHRISTO ET PATRIA
Insigne Argenteum Sancti Georgii (Silver Saint George Medal/Award for
Christ and Country) 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 on a regional or national level.
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 the nation. 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 religious emblem.
Saint George medal may be given to those of other branches of the
Christian Faith, particularly those of Catholic or Orthodox traditions, as well as
to those not in Scouting who demonstrate significant leadership
and service to God and country on a national level.
is given only by approval of the Patriarchal Council for
International Scouts and Guides. Application may not be made for the
award. Rather, nominations are made a committee selected for the purpose.