Applications will be taken from September 1, through
April 16. These are absolute deadlines; please allow for
mailing time. Send Them Early!
All award applications should be neatly printed or typed. Please add
additional pages when necessary. Provide as much "evidence" (news
clippings, photos, letter of commendation or citation) as possible.
If you are concerned about getting these items back either write the
return address on each item or photocopy them.
Any person can nominate any other person, regardless of age. (The only
exception is District Award of Merit.) A number of persons can
nominate one individual. All nomination forms can be photocopied.
It is fine to apply two years in a row or more. Please update the
All nomination applications should be sent to the "your" council
Exploring Recognition Awards Committee
Boy Scouts of America
Simon Kenton Council
P.O. Box 29207
Columbus, Ohio 43229
Selections are made between the application deadline and the Annual
Recognition dinner in April / May. Only the nominators will be notified
of winners prior to the dinner.
All applications are kept at the Scout Service Center. Please make
yourself a copy before you submit the application, just to be safe.
Thank you for taking time to nominate an individual who goes beyond
the call of duty to volunteer.