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The President’s Badge is the second highest award which can be gained by a young person in The Boys’ Brigade.

Awarded from Year 1 in the Seniors age group, it is the first of two Major Awards which can be gained in Seniors.

Requirements for the Award

To gain the award a young person has to:

NEW President’s Badge requirements, from 1st September 2021

  • Gain a Core Activity Award in the last 12 months (alternatively a young person could have completed Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to fulfil this element)
  • Complete ‘Faith Journey’ element
  • Complete 2+ Nights Away within last 24 months or 3+ Adventure Days
  • Complete 10 hours volunteering in Company/Church or complete ‘Volunteer’ Staged Award Level 3 (alternatively a young person could have completed Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to fulfil this element)
  • Complete Building your Skills Course or complete ‘Teamwork’ Staged Award Level 3
  • Be an ‘Active’ member of the Company

Further support for completing the Major Awards can be found by clicking here.

OLD President’s Badge Requirements, up to 31st August 2021

  • Complete a Christian faith development course
  • Have good attendance for one session
  • Be recommended by the Company Captain
  • Participate in a non-residential teamwork skills experience

and either: Route A

  • Complete at least 30 points from the Discover programme, having gained three badges in the last 12 months;
  • take part in an activity-based residential event within the BB
  • Complete 10 hours of practical service for the Brigade or church

OR: Route B

  • Gain The Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
  • Young Volunteer Award

Those that have already started out on their President’s Badge can finish based on the old requirements.

Applying for the Award

You can apply for the President’s Badge online by clicking here.