National Awards

National Awards Central

In addition to the program-specific advancements and recognition, there are a number of national awards available for both youth members and adult leaders.

There are numerous awards that can be earned by Scouts, Venturing, and adult Scouters.

Information on many of these awards can be found here.

Please note that some of these awards, such as Lifesaving and Meritorious Awards, Silver Beaver AwardWilliam T. Hornaday Awards and Venturing Leadership Awards are selected by or require action by the Council Advancement Committee.

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Silver Beaver

Cradle of Liberty  

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest National award presented by a local council to individuals for noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth through silver-beaverservice given to the council. Each local council may present only a limited number of Silver Beavers each year, which makes this a very prestigious award for those whose record of service to youth is most outstanding!

 

Cradle of Liberty Council is currently accepting nominations for volunteers who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council.

Remember this is for service given at the Council level.

There are other Awards for Unit and District Service.

Please make sure your nomination adequately documents the contributions of your candidate.

 

National Silver Beaver Nation Form, click here

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Nominations for the Silver Beaver Award are now Open

The Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America (COLBSA) is currently accepting nominations for the Silver Beaver Award. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest national award presented by a local council to individuals for exceptional character and noteworthy service to youth by their local council.

 

This award is presented for service rendered at the council level. There are other awards for unit and district service. Please make sure your nomination adequately documents the contributions of your candidate at the Council level. Full nomination criteria is listed on the nomination form. Please complete the nomination form and submit it by noon on Friday, February 8, 2019. A testimonial letter to supplement the nomination form is not only welcome, but strongly encouraged.

 

You may email your completed nomination form to Jason Burns, fax it to 610-668-2951, or drop it off or mail it to the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1485 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, PA 19087.

 

The 2019 Silver Beaver Award recipients will be recognized at the Annual Council Recognition Dinner on Thursday, April 25, 2019.