Northern Lights Yearly Recognition Entry Forms

2018 Year



 Every year we recognize outstanding adult volunteers. We have multiple awards we can give out, we just need you to let us know who these people are. These awards consist of the District Outstanding Scouters., the District Award of Merit and the Council Silver Beaver award.

We spend a great deal of attention making sure the youth get the recognition they deserve for the effort they make, we also need to thank all the adults our there who week after week donate their time to putting on a quality program for the youth. This is our chance to show them we are thankful. We need you, the other adults, to let the District leadership know how hard these people are working. We have 4 levels of recognition.

  • At the district level, we have our own outstanding Scouter awards.
  • Also, at the district level, we present the District award of Merit for outstanding service.
  • Also, at the district level, we present the Chartered Partner of the Year award,
  • At the council level, there is the Silver Beaver award.

More information on each of these is below.

Please take some time, think about those that help you most, and send in a nomination form. Links to the forms are below and in the side bar.

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Don't let an award go vacant, nominate those wonderful volunteers now!.


Our district recognizes District Outstanding Scouters in their positions. The awards go to:

  • Outstanding Commissioner
  • Outstanding Tiger Cub Den Leader
  • Outstanding Cubmaster
  • Outstanding Scoutmaster
  • Outstanding Den Leader
  • Outstanding Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Outstanding Webelos Leader
  • Outstanding Committee Chair
  • Outstanding Scouter of the Year
  • Venturing Advisor
  • Veteran Scouter

The Main requirement for this award is just being great in their position, and YOU nominating them.

Aurora Borealis Award


The Aurora Borealis Award is presented annually by the Northern Lights District of the Northern Star Council, Boy Scouts of America to individuals who have performed noteworthy service to youth, either within Scouting or in other areas.

In order to be eligible the nominee must be a registered Scouter .

It is expected that at least one person from each unit will be nominated. The nominee need not be part of the nominator’s Scouting Unit. This award will be presented at the District Recognition Dinner to be held on February 4, 2020

 Nominations due:  November 30, 2019


Submit Nominations to:  Jake Twaddle, District Executive

Northern Lights District Executive

 Boy Scouts of America

6202 Bloomington Road

Fort Snelling, MN 55111

Fax:  (612) 261-2499

Questions or Need Assistance?  Contact Gene Stobbs at 763-242-1559 or

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