After two years of service as a Brotherhood member, and with
the approval of the National Order of the Arrow Committee, a
Scout or Scouter may be recognized with the Vigil Honor for
outstanding service to Scouting, his lodge, and the community.
This honor is bestowed by special selection and is limited to
one person for every 50 members registered with the lodge each
The Vigil and Founder's Committees meet in the months after
the Spring Ordeal, after the Vigil and Founder's nominations
have been received. They decide upon the most deserving
arrowmen for the Vigil honor and the Founder's award.
The Award nominations are announced at the Annual Banquet.
Lodge Vigil Honor History