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It's time for a very different kind of "Scouts" - don't you think? Adafruit has "scout badges" (and stickers) of achievement for learning skills such as soldering, Kinect hacking, learning programming, welding, electronics, science and engineering and more.
The Hackerscout Skill Badges ($2.95-$3.95) are part of Adafruit's Hackerscouts aim to create an open, all-gender movement around learning and inventing that encourages informal education with an emphasis on thinking outside limitations.
Gallery main page: Ladyada's Hacker Gift Guide [Gift Guide 2012]