Award Stories

More than a million young people are currently participating in the Award, with millions having participated in the past. Here are just a few of their stories.

Reduced offending

Young people are less likely to be involved in violence and criminal activities, due to the life skills ...

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Increased social cohesion

As a result of participating in Award activities, young people have increased respect for diversity and ...

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Improved environmental impact

Young people become more aware of environmental issues and have more compassion for nature as a result ...

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Increased engagement with charitable and community...

Young people participate in various forms of voluntary and community activities for the Service section ...

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Improved mental health and emotional wellbeing

The young people who take part, and the adults who support the Award, interact with others, gain self-confidence, ...

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Improved employability and earning potential

The young people who take part, and the adults who support the Award, are introduced to opportunities ...

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Improved physical health and fitness

Through the physical recreation and Adventurous Journey sections of the Award, young people become more ...

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Improving employability

“The Award gives you the chance to do things that you never thought you could do and to expose yourself ...

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