What Is the SCOUTStrongTM PALA?
The SCOUTStrongTM Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) Challenge will help your unit members add physical activity to their lifestyle, as well as help them improve their eating habits.
Who Should Be Involved?
This challenge is for Scouts and their entire families, as well as for leaders and their families.
How Is the SCOUTStrongTM Earned?
To earn the SCOUTStrongTM PALA Challenge Award, participants are required to meet a daily activity goal of 30 minutes a day for adults and 60 minutes a day for kids under 18 for at least five days a week, for six out of eight weeks. Also, each week they will focus on a healthy eating goal. There are eight to choose from, and each week they will add a new goal while continuing with their previous goals. Stick with the program, and participants can earn a SCOUTStrongTM PALA award patch in less than two months.