Need info on Hiking medallion
Posted 24 August 2014 - 01:50 AM
On Scoutstuff.org there is a hiking medallion that is called, "I Made It" and in its circumference it says U.S. Geological Survey - Bench Mark with an empty center as if to have it engraved.
I glanced at the survey MB book but didn't see any mention of it. Can anyone tell us its meaning and where we can read up on it?
Posted 24 August 2014 - 07:35 AM
If you reached a summit with a USGS marker, then you earned it. Note there is space to engrave information as you choose and can fit - summit, elevation, or date, or With My Dad,...
This ebay seller has that medallion and specific summit medallions.
Posted 25 August 2014 - 11:12 AM
Posted 25 August 2014 - 12:33 PM
Posted 16 September 2014 - 12:57 AM
Posted 16 September 2014 - 01:07 AM
In-case the link doesn't work, go through Scoutstuff.com's drop-down menu as
Gifts & Gift Cards>Outdoor>Medallions & Shields
There are more medallions, mostly wood badge, at
And then Philmont Specific medallions here
BTW, My son got a blue ribbon for his Hiking stick, AND Best of Class for it in the Boy Scout division. He is very proud of his ribbons and is already planning out a new design for another staff for next years county fair. Instead of fancy medallions he is researching "Survival Staves" on YouTube.
Posted 17 September 2014 - 12:39 AM
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