Higher Awards

Annually awards are given out to volunteers for outstanding service on the district and council level.  To nominate someone for an award please complete for the form at the bottom of this page.   Council and District Award descriptions are listed below.

District Awards are presented each District Dinner in the November/ December timeframe.  Council awards are presented at our annual Council Dinner at the end of January. 

 

District Level Awards 

 

District Certificate of Appreciation:  This award is for any registered scouter in the district who provides service to a unit and/or district beyond the normal duties of his/her registered position. 

District Service Award:  This award is for any registered scouter in the district who has provided continuous and noteworthy service to the district that enables the scouting program to be administered to the youth of the district.  The nominee should actively participate in district programs and support the implementation of these programs.

District Award of Merit:  This award is for a registered scouter who has rendered noteworthy service to youth.  "Noteworthy service to youth" may consist of a single plan or decisions that contributed vitally to the lives of large numbers of youth, or it may have been given to a small groups over an extended time.  The nominee should contribute some type of service to youth outside of scouting as well.  Consideration should be given to the nominee's position and corresponding opportunity to render outstanding service beyond the expectation of duty.  The nominee's attitude toward and cooperation with the district and the council is to be taken into consideration.

 

Council Level Awards

R. Tait McKenzie Small Statuette

  • Minimum of two years tenure in any scouting position.
  • Active participation on district, council or training activities or service to camp.
  • Awarded at least the District Service Award.
  • Trained in a specific position. (If applicable)

R. Tait McKenzie Large Statue

  • Minimum of four years tenure in any scouting position.
  • Continuous service since receiving the Small Statuette.
  • Participate in council projects such as membership, finance, special events, etc. with continued service to youth.
  • Trained in a specific position. (If applicable)
  • Encourage youth in religious programs and scouting ideals

Silver Beaver Award

  • This award is for a registered scouter who has rendered noteworthy service to youth at the council level.  "Noteworthy service to youth" may consist of a single plan or decisions that contributed vitally to the lives of large numbers of youth, or it may have been given to a small groups over an extended time.  The nominee should contribute some type of service to youth outside of scouting as well.  Consideration should be given to the nominee's position and corresponding opportunity to render outstanding service beyond the expectation of duty.  The nominee's attitude toward and cooperation with the district and the council is to be taken into consideration.

Harold T. Walsh Memorial Award

  • Five years of continued significant service to youth since receiving the Silver Beaver Award.

 

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