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Submit your 2020 Nomination for The 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 at the council level.

Nominations are due to the Miami Valley Council Service Center or emailed to, in a PDF Document, by January 31st at 11:59 PM. For any questions regarding nominations, please contact John King at 937.665.1062.

Any registered adult Scouter (21 or older) who has a record of quality service to Scouting, his or her community, and non-Scouting youth, is eligible for nomination. Nominations will not be considered for former professional Scouters or Council employees within 5 years of their leaving employment with the BSA (i.e., any form of full-time or part-time employment such as secretary, ranger, or professional technical position). Nominations cannot be considered for posthumous awards.