Youth Badges

A list of our Youth Badges with details about our youth programs.

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Explorers

Explorers

This badge represents current participation in the Explorers, a year-round outdoor adventure program for youth ages 10-13. The group meets every month at The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center to learn skills, and goes on 1-2 outings a month.

Leadership in Youth Education Award

Leadership in Youth Education Award

This org-wide award recognizes above-and-beyond contributions to The Mountaineers youth programs.

Mountaineers Adventure Club

Mountaineers Adventure Club

This badge represents current participation in the year-round Mountaineers Adventure Club (MAC) for youth aged 14-19. MAC participants are in charge of planning single-day outings as well as week-long camping trips.

NIKO Course

NIKO Course

The holder of this badge has successfully completed the NWAC facilitated “NIKO Course - Winter backcountry preparedness for youth”

Pathfinders

Pathfinders

Pathfinders Badge Given to those 6-9 year olds who sign up for our year round course!

Qualified Youth Leader

Qualified Youth Leader

This badge represents successful completion of The Qualified Youth Leader Training Course, a background check and basic education about mandatory reporting, child abuse/neglect, and principles of safe supervision.

Qualified Youth Leader: Camps

Qualified Youth Leader: Camps

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Camps training

Qualified Youth Leader: Family Programs

Qualified Youth Leader: Family Programs

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Family Programs training.

Qualified Youth Leader: Kids Clubs

Qualified Youth Leader: Kids Clubs

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Kids Clubs training.

Qualified Youth Leader: Outreach Programs

Qualified Youth Leader: Outreach Programs

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Outreach Programs training.

Qualified Youth Leader: Teen Clubs

Qualified Youth Leader: Teen Clubs

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Teen Clubs training.

Qualified Youth Leader: Youth In Adult Programs

Qualified Youth Leader: Youth In Adult Programs

This badge represents the successful completion of the QYL: Youth In Adult Programs training.

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

The holder of this badge has participated in a Mountaineers Summer Camp Program either as a participant, volunteer, or staff member.