qwazse one could have all kinds of camping, management (i.e. "leadership"), NYLT, Kodiak, NAYLE, etc. under their belt and not yet possess the internal grit of a gal/guy that's there at every turn with a helping hand, does a dozen good turns before breakfast, lives the Oath and Law, and has internalized scouting as a way of serving others in life.
Any honor society needs to evaluate potential members who are nominated for membership. I really don't like the popularity voting of the OA. Johnny/Janie is a great scout, here's the reason why, please consider him/her for membership. Let the honor society make the decision instead of having a steady stream of sash and dash recruits.
As scouters, the honors of District Award of Merit, Silver Beaver, etc. are determined by the nomination of others of the accomplishment in the field. Maybe that would be a better way of selecting Venturerererers for membership in the society.