What is a Silver Beaver? It is the highest recognition award that can be granted to a Scouter by a local Council. The Silver Beaver Committee does not view this award as a popularity award nor it is a step above the District Award of Merit for some Silver Beaver Honorees have never received this Award. The Silver Beaver Award is given for service in this Council. If you wish to nominate a Scouter for this award it should be on the basis of service to the Council or long time service to a district and/or a unit. Also, service in the community outside of Scouting is of importance for consideration.
The nomination must be on the form from the Council’s website. Please provide complete information such as the Scouters Service record. A letter may accompany the form giving the reason for ones nomination of a Scouter (It should be only one page), however such a letter is not required for the Award.
The closing date for nominating a Scouter for this award is December 22, 2020. All nominations after this date will be held over for next year.
Please mail or drop nominations by the Council Office or they can also be emailed to Terry Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org.