Spirit Award Nomination

The Spirit Award is presented to one or more Scouters in each unit who has made a significant impact in the lives of youth in the unit and/or district. 

Units may select one candidate per year for every 60 Scouts registered with the Boy Scouts of America. (i.e., 1 – 60 Scouts = one nomination, 61 Scouts = two nominations).  Anyone may recommend a Scouter for the award. The unit committee selects the candidate(s) based on their knowledge of the candidate’s contributions, personal qualities, etc.


The candidate must be currently registered in the Boy Scouts of America and be appropriately trained (e.g., basic training for their position, Youth Protection Training, University of Scouting, Cub Scout Leader Pow Wow, Commissioner’s Training). 


A fee of $10.00 per award to cover the cost of the award and certificate. One person from the unit should pay the fee when registering for the district dinner.

Recognition and Notification

Recognition will be awarded annually at the Texas Skies District Dinner. The unit is responsible for notifying the candidate(s) of the award and inviting them to the District Dinner.

Spirit Award Nomination Form

The unit committee has selected the following Scouter(s) to receive the Texas Skies Spirit Award.   One candidate for every 60 BSA registered youth


Candidate One

Please briefly describe those qualities of performances that influence the selection of this candidate (i.e., organizes a new unit, organizes a high adventure trip, coordinates a large unit fund-raiser or event or provided help to a unit in distress, made significant impact on the lives of youth in unit or district).  


Candidate Two

For units with more than 60 registered youth.


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