Any registered member of the Girl Scouts of the USA or the Boy Scouts of America between 12 and 17 years of age, of any race or ethnicity, is eligible to work toward the American Indian Youth Award Certificate.
Be active registered member for at least 6 months.
Wear full tribal dress, part of which has been made by the applicant.
Do and explain two traditional Dances.
Sing two American Indian songs, recite an Indian prayer, or speak the language of her or his tribe.
Make, show, and explain a craft from the tribe.
Demonstrate knowledge of the tribe.
In fulfilling the requirements, a youth may use either the tribe of their own heritage or the tribe of the community in which they live.
An adult leader must verify that all requirements have been met. This leader should be someone other than the youth's parent or guardian.