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Our district is honored to have so many deserving leaders.  We make every effort to recognize our outstanding Scout leaders by submitting deserving leaders for numerous available awards.  Awards are available at BSA, Council, and the District level to honor our leaders each year. Scout leaders are encouraged to nominate deserving adults for  awards using the guides and listings below.  

Below is are 3 documents for your review.  The first document provides a listing of the more common BSA and district level awards; the second document provides detailed descriptions and/or requirements; The BSA Scouting Awards listed below have links to the nomination forms provided.  The District Awards Nomination Form is used for all District specialty awards.  All award nominations are due to District staff NLT 1 August each year.  

BSA and District Awards Listing:   BSA and District Awards.pdf    

Detailed Awards Descriptions/Requirements:   BSA and District Awards Descriptions.pdf


BSA Scouting Awards 

District Specialty Awards  

(Use District Awards Nomination Form to nominate Scout Leaders for Special District Awards) DistrictAwardsNominationForm.pdf

  • Distinguished Scouter (Scouter Emeritus) Award (up to two per district)
  • Lewis and Clark Award
  • Scouter's Right Hand (Spouse) Award (1 per district)
  • Scouting Family of the Year (1 per district)
  • Sparkplug Award (not more than 1 per unit)
  • Agitator Award (1 per district
  • Rider Davis Award- (Most Improved Pack)
  • Clipboard Award (1 per district event)
  • Friends of Scouting Recognition (as needed)


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