Nominations for Council Recognition Event 2024 AWARDS


Save the Date!


Join the Verdugo Hills Council Programs Committee in honoring impactful Scouting community volunteers.


Verdugo Hills Council Recognition Event 2024

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Location TBA



Two award categories:
National BSA
VHC Unit & Community Leaders of the Year Awards

Awards nomination applications accepted through Friday, 1/5/24.



National BSA Awards
Submit a nomination for any of the below National BSA Awards in red text.

  1. Click on an award for details.
  2. Some awards pages have a link to further information as well as the award's application. Others may directly lead to an application download.
  3. Submit National BSA Awards nomination applications to

 District Award of Merit


Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award

James E. West Fellowship - various levels

Alumni Award

Community Organization Award

Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award - Council or District levels

North Star Award

Scouting!...Vale la Pena! Service Award

Special Needs Scouting Service Award

Torch of Gold - Council Level

Unit Leader Award of Merit

Venturing Leadership Award

Veteran Award

William D. Boyce New-Unit Organizer Award

Winthrop Rockefeller Award


VHC Unit & Community Leaders of the Year Awards

Verdugo Hills Council presents the 2023 Unit & Community Leaders of the Year Awards at our 2024 Council Recognition Dinner.

Please complete this online nomination application in full for the awards below. The online application is exclusively for the below VHC awards.

2023 Most Valuable Scouter Award

2023 Charter Organization Rep
2023 Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year
2023 Committee Chair of the Year
2023 Cubmaster of the Year
2023 Den Leader of the Year
2023 Scoutmaster of the Year
2023 Venturing Advisor of the Year

Community Organization of the Year

Business Partner Organization of the Year

Service Organization of the Year

Submission deadline is Friday 1/05/24.

This will give council time to order awards and certificates.