2023 PPC Award Nominations Due This Week!!!

This is a final reminder to submit an award application for deserving Scouts or Scouters who go above and beyond in their dedication to Scouting. Nominations are being accepted for the following awards: Silver Beaver, Trailblazer, Youth Leadership, Alumnus of the Year, and Eagle Scout Hall of Fame. Details on these awards can be found below or on our website.

Deadline for submitting nominations is December 1, 2022. Applications (and lists of past award recipients) are available on the Awards Page of the PPC website or by clicking on the award name below.


Silver Beaver Award:  For distinguished and noteworthy service of exceptional character to youth by registered Scouters in any program area within the territory under the jurisdiction of the local council.  (List of past Silver Beaver Award Recipients)


Trailblazer Award: Presented to Scouters who have achieved significant accomplishments on a council level over a 24-month period. The accomplishments should be directly related to the Council Vision Statement and Strategic Plan. (List of past Trailblazer Award recipients)


Youth Leadership Award: Presented to youth members who have achieved excellence in scholastics, shown outstanding involvement in the community, and demonstrated exceptional dedication and outstanding leadership qualities in the council. (List of past Youth Leadership Award recipients)


Council Alumnus of the Year Award:  Scouting Alumni Association’s highest council recognition. The award was established to recognize alumni of the Boy Scouts of America who, over a sustained period of time, have used the skills and values they learned through their association with Scouting to make significant and long-lasting contributions to their local communities through their careers, avocations, and Scouting. (List of past Alumnus of the Year Award recipients)


Eagle Scout Hall of Fame:  The Patriots’ Path Council Eagle Scout Hall of Fame Award was established to recognize Eagle Scouts who, after 25 years or longer of having received the Eagle Scout Award, have reached a high level of success in their chosen field. In addition, potential recipients have demonstrated a strong record of volunteer leadership service to the Patriots’ Path Council and their community. (List of past PPC Eagle Hall of Fame Award recipients)


Recipients will be announced at the council’s annual meeting on February 27, 2023. The awards (except for the Eagle Hall of Fame Award) will be presented at the 2023 PPC Awards Celebration to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Winnebago Scout Reservation.


The deadline for submitting nominations for these awards is December 1, 2022.  See the council web site for other available awards and their deadlines. Please contact Vicki Kallok at [email protected] with any questions.