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DEA Red Ribbon Week Patch Program

Last Updated: Monday, March 20, 2017
Red Ribbon Week Patch

The DEA Red Ribbon Patch Program is designed to provide Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts the opportunity to earn a patch from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) by engaging in anti-drug activities in celebration of Red Ribbon Week. The purpose of the Patch Program is to empower young people to engage in a drug-free activity and strengthen their anti-drug beliefs.

DEA will award a Red Ribbon Patch and Certificate of Participation to the first 15,000 qualifying Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts!

Who can participate in the program?

All Boy and Girl Scouts are eligible to participate.

What are the patch requirements?

  • Each Scouting unit or troop must coordinate a Red Ribbon Week activity in the community or school.
  • Each Scout must attend a drug prevention education session.
  • Each Scout must take the DEA Drug Free Pledge.
  • The Scout leader must complete and submit the online “Activity Report” upon completion of program requirements.
  • Information on submitting the “Activity Report” will be posted in July 2016.

For more information about the Red Ribbon Patch Program, please visit Just Think Twice.

Watch the video about Red Ribbon Week.

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