May 1, Silver Beaver Nominations Due

Posted by Darlene Scheffler Saturday, March 25, 2017 4:36:00 AM

Silver Beaver Award

Nominations due May 1, 2017

The Silver Beaver Award is the highest form of recognition that a local council can bestow on a volunteer. In 1931, BSA President Mortimer L. Schiff recommended to the national board that an award be devised for recognition of distinguished service to youth in the area of a local council, and the concept of the Silver Beaver Award recognition was established.

Silver Beaver Nomination Form

The Sam Houston Area Council has participated in this recognition program since its inception, presenting Silver Beaver Awards in 1931 to W. A. Childress and to E. A. Hudson. Beginning with those first two awards, more than 1500 adult leaders in our council have been recognized in this manner. ​Download a complete list of Sam Houston Area Council Silver Beaver Award recipients. The Silver Beaver Award is presented at the Council Recognition Reception.

Council Recognition Reception

November 28, 2017  |   7:00 pm

Chapelwood United Methodist Church,
11140 Greenbay St., Houston TX 77024 (map)

The Council Recognition Reception is held annually to honor the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award and Heroism Awards. Join your fellow Scouters in recognizing the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award a council can bestow on a volunteer Scouter.

2016 Silver Beaver Recipients


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