Awards & Recognition

Annually the Georgia-Carolina Council will present a selection of awards to recognize volunteers for their dedicated service to the Scouting program. These awards acknowledge individuals who continue to provide a quality Scouting experience to youth throughout the CSRA and surrounding communities. Please consider nominating dedicated Scouters that have influenced the program throughout their council, districts and communities.

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Nominations open on October 1, 2021 and are due by December 31, 2021

Awards open for nomination at this time:

  • District Award of Merit
    • an award presented to Scouters who've rendered outstanding service at the District-level.
  • Baden-Powell Award
    • is presented to leaders at the unit and district-level who demonstrates values as a trusted mentor, guide, and protector of youth as did Lord Baden-Powell. This nominee nurtures and develops youth to become leaders of character, physical and moral fitness, and sound citizenship to exemply the Scout Oath & Law.
  • Michael "Doc" Graybeal Award
    • to recognize scouter's who've continued to support scouting tirelessly through time, talent and treasure through unwavering committment and generous contributions at the unit, district and council-levels for a minimum of 10-years continual service.
  • Margaret Carden Ole' Hoss Award
    • presented to volunteers who've demonstrated innovative, motivational leadership impacting scouts in academics, scouting growth and community service beyond everyday scouting.
  • Yanabe Yalangaway Award
    • to recognize scouters who have provided outstanding service at the district-level for a minimum of 5-years.
  • Silver Beaver Award
    • the highest council-level award presented to volunteers for distinguished service to youth.
  • President's Award
    • presented to a tenured volunteer who has contributed extraordinary work in scouting and provided extensive service at the council-level by recommendation of the Council President.
  • Fred C. Davison Award
    • is presented to those who've contributed outstanding service to support the council camping program and the development of facilities and program at local council scout camps.
  • James H. Conley Commissioner's Award
    • in reocognition of those who have demonstrated extended tenure in outstanding service to units as a member of the district or council-level Commissioner Corps, presented annually by the Council Commissioner.
  • Alumnus of the Year Award
    • to recognize those active in engaging scouting alumni in fostering a lifetime relationship with scouting.
  • Venturing Leadership Award
    • in recognition of service provided to the Venturing program at the council-level.
  • Veteran Award / Alumni Award
    • to recognize adult volunteers for time and tenure in scouting service.
  • NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award
    • a distinguished recognition awarded to Eagle Scouts for outstanding service to his profession and community.

Council-level awards will be presented at the Council Recognition Banquet on Thursday | March 24, 2022!

To Submit A Nomination : Online - Nomination forms may be submitted online below; In-Office - Forms may be submitted to the Awards & Recognition mailbox posted in the GACA Council Office.

Nominations are CLOSED at this time for the 2021 to 2022 presentation -