George Strake Nomination Form

Nominate Scouters who have served youth above and beyond the call of duty. George Strake District awards are presented each year at the Awards Banquet. Nominations must be submitted via the online nomination form no later than November 30. Late nominations are not accepted. The George Strake District Awards and Recognitions Committee determines the eligibility of each nominee, then selects recommended recipients based solely on the information submitted on the nomination(s). The selection process is anonymous. The recommendations of the Awards and Recognitions Committee are presented to the district committee for final approval.

Nomination Form

The Chartered Partner Award recognizes the chartered organization who has demonstrated an outstanding relationship with the BSA unit(s) sponsored. One recipient will be selected and cannot receive this honor more than once in a three-year period. The recipient will receive a plaque. When selecting the recipient, evaluators look for evidence of the following: • Outstanding relationships beyond the normal expectation. • Noteworthy service to youth, contributing to increased youth participation. • Cooperation with the district in achieving district goals. • Involvement of the institutional head in the selection of quality unit leadership. • Promotion of Scouting within the community organization.  

The George Strake District Family of the Year reflects the values of the Scout Oath and Law by their commitment to supporting the Scouting program. One family is selected. The recipient family receives an award suitable for display in the home. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • All eligible family members actively support Scouting activities. • Exceptional commitment to unit, district, council, national, and/or international Scouting. • Visible application of the Scout Oath and Law in everyday activities, including Scouting, community, and church.

The Leroy Golson Award is named after a beloved Scouter; it is given to a dedicated worker who often labors "behind the scenes." Any number of recipients may be named. The recipients receive a certificate. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • All eligible family members actively support Scouting activities. • Exceptional commitment to unit, district, council, national, and/or international Scouting. • Visible application of the Scout Oath and Law in everyday activities, including Scouting, community, and church.

The Pine Tree Award is presented to outstanding volunteers who have supported George Strake District above and beyond the call of duty. Up to three recipients may be named. The recognition will be a certificate and pine tree uniform device. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • Exceptional contribution to the district. • The contribution may have been a single act or decision that impacted a large number of youth or may have impacted a smaller number over an extended period of time.

Scout of the Year is presented to the outstanding youth in the George Strake District who has performed above and beyond the call of duty in service to Scouting, community, and church. One recipient is named for each BSA program: Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts / Scouts BSA, and Venturing. Honorees receive a certificate and pine cone uniform device. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • Scout must be registered and actively participate in a unit. • Demonstrated service to Scouting o Cub Scouts ▪ Participated in at least one district event such as camporee, Webelos Woods, or day camp. ▪ Participated in at least one Sam Houston Area Council event such as Scout Fair or resident camp o Boy Scouts / Scouts BSA ▪ Participated in at least one district event such as camporee, Webelos Woods, or day camp. ▪ Participated in at least one council event such as Scout Fair, summer camp, or a high adventure trip. ▪ Served in a unit leadership position for at least six months ▪ Served as staff for a BSA leadership training program o Venturers ▪ Participated in at least one district event such as camporee, Webelos Woods, or day camp. ▪ Participated in at least one council event such as Scout Fair, summer camp, or a high adventure trip. ▪ Served in a unit leadership position for at least six months ▪ Served as staff for a BSA leadership training program • Demonstrated service to community o Cub Scouts ▪ Completed 10 or more service hours ▪ Served as part of a community flag ceremony or honor guard o Boy Scouts / Scouts BSA ▪ Completed 25 or more service hours ▪ Led a flag community ceremony or honor guard o Venturers ▪ Completed 25 or more service hours ▪ Led a community flag ceremony or honor guard • Demonstrated service to church o Cub Scouts: earn the appropriate religious emblem or display other demonstrated service to your church. o Boy Scouts / Scouts BSA: earn the appropriate religious emblem or lead a Scouts’ Own worship service. o Venturers: earn the appropriate religious emblem or lead a Scouts’ Own worship service

Scout Leader of the Year is presented for outstanding unit service by an adult volunteer. One recipient will be named. The recognition will be a plaque. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • Must be a registered Scouter in the district • Ensures the unit participates in district and council events. • Ensures the unit participates in appropriate summer activities such as Cub Scout day camp, summer camp, and/or a high adventure trip. • Holds a yearly unit planning session. • Has an active unit committee. • Provided for a yearly Troop Leadership Training Conference (if troop leader) • Completed appropriate position-specific training. • Participated in advanced training opportunities within the last year. • Led unit to receive a minimum of bronze level in Journey to Excellence

Spirit of Scouting Award is presented to an individual or unit who has shown extraordinary Scouting Spirit through ongoing efforts or on a specific project. Multiple recipients may be named. Honorees will receive a certificate. When selecting the recipient(s), evaluators look for evidence of the following: • Adherence to the Scout Oath and Law in all activities and undertakings.

District Award of Merit: This is a council award presented by districts. The award is available to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level. A nominee must be a registered Scouter who has rendered noteworthy service to youth in Scouting, outside Scouting, or both. The nature and value of noteworthy service to youth may consist of a single plan or decisions that contributed vitally to the lives of large numbers of youth or it may have been given to a small group over an extended period of time. Considerations must be given to the nominee's Scouting position and the corresponding opportunity to render outstanding service beyond the expectations of that Scouting position. The nominee's attitude toward and cooperation with the district, division, and/or council is to be taken into consideration.   


George Strake District Nomination Form

Nominee

It is my pleasure to nominate this individual for the following award for exemplary service to the youth in George Strake District. 

If you are nominating an organization, provide the name of a contact person. 

If you are nominating a Cub Scout, Scout, or Venturer, provide the unit leader's name and e-mail.

 

Noteworthy Service

The more information you can provide in this section, the better the Awards and Recognitions Committee can make an informed decision. The committee will not have the name of the person you nominated; they will only have this information to work from.

Please provide as much information as possible, focusing on the specific requirements of the award you are nominating them for and how the nominee has served above and beyond the normal expectation.

  • Current Scouting position: Please include the position and program along with the number of years served in that capacity.
  • Past Scouting position: Please include the position and program along with the number of years served in that capacity.
  • Service to Scouting: Please describe the nominee's involvement with George Strake District operations and events. Include as much information as possible, including dates.
  • Community service: Please describe the nominee's service to his or her community. Include as much detail as possible.
 
 
 
 
 

Nominator

Others Who Can Provide Information

Please give the name and contact information of up to three more people who can provide information supporting this nomination.

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