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Adult Awards

District Award of Merit 


Presented to registered adult volunteers by districts in the same manner that the Silver Beaver is, as a national award presented by councils; it is not appropriate to nominate a Scouter who has already received this award. 



 Excellence In Leadership 


The Excellence in Leadership Award is granted to Unit Scouters at all levels of Scouting, who give service to the unit above and beyond their registered position. 



Rookie of the Year Award


Each year as new families join our units, we find individuals who step forward and go above and beyond our expectations. This award is designed to honor those adults, whether parents or leaders, who have been with the unit less than two years and have become super volunteers! Even though they are still learning about the scouting program, they are willing to try new things and help make our unit programs stronger. 



Silver Beaver Award


The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council‐level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America.  Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. To prevent embarrassment, the candidate should not be notified of this nomination. 



Venturing Leadership Award


The Venturing Leadership Award is presented by councils, areas, regions, and the BSA National Council to Venturers who have made exceptional contributions to Venturing and who exemplify the Venturing Code and Venturing Oath.