Nominate a deserving District Volunteer (or 2 or 3 or 10)!

Do you know someone deserving to be recognized in our district? There a boatload of recognitions for those hard-working volunteers. The Northeast District BBQ is coming up in August , so get those nominations in ASAP.


To nominate someone for a District Award, drop by the Narragansett Council website (direct link) .


There are both individua and unit awards:


District Award of Merit

The District Award of Merit is a council award presented by districts in the same manner that the Silver Beaver is a national award presented by councils. The award is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. To be considered for this award the following should be considered of a nominee:


Must be a registered Scouter

Have rendered noteworthy service to youth in Scouting, outside Scouting, or both

The nominee’s Scouting position and the opportunity to render outstanding service beyond the expectations of that position, their attitude and cooperation with the district and council.


Scoutmaster of the Year

 The Scoutmaster of the Year Award is given to a Scoutmaster who has gone above and beyond in providing a quality program to his/her Troop. To be considered for this award a nominee must be the current Scoutmaster of their Troop


Cubmaster of the Year

The Cubmaster of the Year Award is given to a Cubmaster who has gone above and beyond in providing a quality Cub Scout program to his/her Pack. To be considered for this award a nominee must be the current Cubmaster of their Pack.


Scouter of the Year

The Scouter of the Year Award is given to a registered leader of a Scouts BSA Troop other than the Scoutmaster who has gone above and beyond in providing a quality program to his/her Troop. To be considered for this award a nominee must currently be a registered leader in their Troop.


Cub Scout Leader of the Year

The Cub Scout Leader of the Year Award is given to a registered leader of a Cub Scout Pack other than the Cubmaster who has gone above and beyond in providing a quality Cub Scout program to his/her Pack. To be considered for this award a nominee must currently be a registered leader in their Pack.


Golden Spark Plug Award

For a unit level adult (registration with the BSA not required) who works tirelessly behind the scenes. Each unit can choose one.


Chartered Org/Sponsor of the Year

The Sponsor of the Year Award is given to a community organization which currently charters at least one Pack, Troop, Crew, Ship, or Post. Characteristics of sponsors that should be considered for this award include: providing resources to their unit(s) that allow the program to thrive, having leadership from the organization active within the unit(s), and making a difference in their community.


Crew/Ship/Post/Club of the Year

Awarded to the Venturing Crew, Sea Scout Ship or Explorer Post or Club that has achieved excellence during this Scouting year.


Troop of the Year

The Troop of the Year Award is given to a Scouts BSA Troop that is currently chartered in the District. The Troop of the Year should be a Troop that actively recruits new Scouts, puts on a great Scouting program, and has trained and active leadership.


Pack of the Year

The Pack of the Year Award is given to a Cub Scout Pack that is currently chartered in the District. The Pack of the Year should be a Pack that actively recruits new Scouts, puts on a great Scouting program, and has trained and active leadership


Dirty Boot Troop Award

Given to the troop who has logged the most nights camping in the previous 12 months. (Self-Reported.)

Cub Scout Hiker Award

Given to the Pack with an outstanding outdoor program for the previous 12 months. (Self-Reported.)



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