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Do the Award. Discover you.

If you are ready to challenge yourself through the Award, find an Award Unit in your area or share your information below to stay up to date on Award USA and our continued growth across the United States.

Award Programs in the USA


Miss America Organization, Miss Alabama (Birmingham, AL)


Alto International School (Menlo Park, CA)
West Valley Muslim Association (Saratoga, CA)
Viewpoint School (Calabasas, CA)

District of Columbia

British International School of Washington (Washington, DC)


Walton County School District (Santa Rosa Beach, FL)


British International School of Chicago – South Loop (Chicago, IL)
Boy Scouts of America – Pathway to Adventure Council (Chicago, IL)
Union League Boys & Girls Club (Chicago, IL)


Holton-Arms School (Bethesda, MD)


British International School of Boston (Boston, MA)


Boy Scouts of America – Northern Star Council (St. Paul, MN)


Boy Scouts of America- Nevada Area Council (Reno, NV)

New Hampshire

ADAPT (Campton, NH)
Enriched Learning Center (Berlin, NH)
University of New Hampshire – Extension – 4H (Durham, NH)

New York

Boy Scouts of America – Greater New York Council (New York, NY)
International High School of Health Sciences (Elmhurst, NY)
Leman Manhattan Preparatory School (New York, NY)
Manhattan International High School (New York, NY)
United Nations International School (New York, NY)


Food for Good Thought (Columbus, OH)


Philadelphia Outward Bound (Philadelphia, PA)


Middle Tennessee Council (BSA) (Nashville, TN)


Boy Scouts of America – South Plains Council (Lubbock, TX)
Boy Scouts of America – Alamo Area Council (San Antonio, TX)
British International School of Houston (Houston, TX)
Great Hearts Northern Oaks (San Antonio, TX)
Saint Mary’s Hall (San Antonio, TX)

Earning The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award USA

Whenever possible, we connect young people to a local Award Unit to begin their Award. When no local program is available, we help to identify locations that may be interested in becoming new Award Units and delivering the Award. We suggest that you consider sharing this opportunity with others at your school, after-school program or other organization who may be able to help start an Award Unit in your area. Award programs can be located in schools, faith-based organizations, youth clubs, Scouting Councils and non-profit organizations. Interested individuals can be trained to run an Award group at their organization.

Virtual Award Program

To further expand our geographic service area, we are piloting a program called the Virtual Award Program (VAP). Participants in the VAP work with trained and vetted Award Leaders remotely to complete the Skills, Service, Physical Recreation and Residential Project Sections. VAP Participants complete their Adventurous Journey with other VAP Participants through an open registration trip with one of our licensed Registered Activity Providers. The VAP does not currently have space for new participants, but we plan to open up this opportunity to additional participants in the near future.

Interested in learning more?

Please complete the form below to provide your contact information so we can stay in touch about new Award Units in your area and openings for participants in the VAP pilot. We also invite you to share the information of organizations and/or individuals that might be interested in starting new Award Units in your area so we can follow up with them.

Interested in Award USA?

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Your Interest in the Award

Please include the Award Unit name, city, state and country as well as the month and year you completed it/them.
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