Scout Anahaw Awards
According to the BSP Advancement and Merit Badge Handbook 2005:
After a Scout has earned the Eagle Rank and before reaching the age of 17 years, he can pursue additional advancement to gain the ANAHAW Award. In addition to the 21 Merit Badges for the Eagle Scout Rank, the Anahaw Award may be granted, as follows:
Anahaw Award Procedure:
The Scout meets the necessary Specialist Ratings requirements and completes the Application From for the Anahaw Award. The Senior Crew Leader approves this application which is then endorsed by the Outfit Advisor.
The Scout appears before a Council Board of Review consisting of at least three members one of whom must be a Scout who has himself attained either Eagle, Jose Rizal, Scout Citizen rank. The Council Scout Commissioner for Program shall be ex-officio member of the Board.
The Scout is reviewed not only on his additional earned Specialist Ratings, but must also show evidence that he has:
a. Continued to live by the Scout Oath and Law and the Senior Scout Code
b. Maintained active service relationship to Scouting in any leadership capacity.
The Council Board of Review submits a report to the Council Office where the Scout is credited with his specific Anahaw Award.
The Scout is presented with his Anahaw Certificate and Pin at an appropriate Council Court of Honor.
BSP Advancement and Merit Badge Handbook (2004). Boy Scouts of the Philippines Ermita, Manila Philippines.
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Bro. Paulo Cruz, ESA