The Silver Beaver award was created in 1942. From 1942 to 2021, it recognized service within one of the geographical regions of the BSA. The award is presented upon action of the Regional Executive Board of one of the BSA's four Regions. Candidates for this award must be nominated.
To recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character in their territory for their distinguished service to youth.
Who Can Earn This Award?
Presented by the National Court of Honor on behalf of the territories.
How To Get the Award
Completed nomination form is submitted to local council for Scout executive approval then submitted electronically to the National Court of Honor via Awards@scouting.org; awards are presented each year at a noteworthy national service territory meeting or national event or meeting, but only after approval of the award by the National Court of Honor.