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        Patriotism Activities

        Skip Navigation LinksHome > Service > The Torch Awards Program > Patriotism Activities

        Category

        Code

        Points

        Activity

        Max Use

        Patriotism

        701

        5

        Lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a BPA local chapter function (you must be the actual leader, not just a participant) (identify the function)

        1

        Patriotism

        702

        10

        Demonstrate or explain the proper procedure for displaying, folding  and caring for the U.S. flag (identify circumstances and involvement)

        1

        Patriotism

        703

        10

        Participate in a patriotic parade; does not include homecoming (this must be a patriotic parade; merely being an observer does not qualify) (identify involvement and parade)

        2

        Patriotism

        704

        10

        Participate in a political activity outside of BPA (this does not include activities such as homecoming) (identify involvement and activity)

        3

        Patriotism

        705

        10

        Participate in an informative political session (this does not include being an observer only) (identify involvement and activity)

        1

        Patriotism

        706

        10

        Observe legal proceedings of a court session; does not include TV programs (identify session and topics)

        1

        Patriotism

        707

        10

        Attend a city council meeting

        1

        Patriotism

        708

        10

        Attend a school board meeting

        1

        Patriotism

        709

        10

        Attend a county, state, or national legislative session, hearing, or committee meeting; does not include TV programs (identify the session and topic)

        1

        Patriotism

        710

        10

        Contact a state or national elected official on a current legislative issue (identify the method of contact, individual, and the topic)

        2

        Patriotism

        711

        15

        Vote in a local (city-wide) government election or a mock related activity (does not include school elections such as homecoming) (identify the activity)

        1

        Patriotism

        712

        15

        Vote in a state government election or a mock related activity (identify the activity)

        1

        Patriotism

        713

        10

        Speak at a public patriotic event (identify event, involvement and topic)

        1

        Patriotism

        714

        10

        Perform a patriotic song (singing or instrumental) at a public event (identify event and involvement)

        1

        Patriotism

        715

        15

        Vote in a national government election or mock related activity (identify the activity)

        1

        Patriotism

        716

        5

        Observe free enterprise in action by touring a company while visiting with their leadership (identify company and what observed)

        1

        Patriotism

        717

        5

        Attend an ethnic festival (identify the involvement and activity)

        1

        Patriotism

        718

        5

        Visit an art museum, natural history museum, or similar facility (identify museum and what observed)

        1

        Patriotism

        719

        5

        Attend a community patriotic, historical or cultural event (identify the event and circumstances)

        3

        Patriotism

        720

        5

        Take a virtual tour of an historical building or area (identify the building or area and what was observed)

        2

        Patriotism

        721

        10

        Tour a historical building or area (identify the building or area and what was observed) (same location cannot be repeated)

        2

        Patriotism

        722

        10

        Design, prepare, and put up a patriotic display (identify purpose, type, and location)

        2

        Patriotism

        723

        5

        Participate in local festival parade

        2

        Patriotism

        724

        10

        Participate in an activity that supports US Military or US Military families.

        2

        Patriotism

        725

        10

        Perform the National Anthem at a public event (identify the function) (same activity cannot be used in conjunction with Patriotism 714)

        2

        Patriotism

        726

        15

        Present at a school board meeting (cannot be used in conjunction with Patriotism 708)

        1

        Patriotism

        727

        15

        Present at a city council meeting (cannot be used in conjunction with Patriotism 707)

        1

        Patriotism

        728

        10

        Attend an inauguration or swearing in of a government official (identify the event and government official)

        2

        Patriotism

        729

        5

        Attend a presentation given by military personnel

        1

        Patriotism

        730

        15

        Visit a VA facility/hospital and interact with veterans (provide name, situation, location) (be sure the activity and participation warrant the points received)

        1

        Patriotism

        750

        5

        Miscellaneous: any patriotic, cultural, or historical activity not specified in the above codes (identify activity completely)

        2

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