Presenting Awards to Volunteers
The Appalachian Trail District presents all volunteer service awards at the Annual District Recognition Dinner, held in the spring. Below, you will find the applications for all awards the District presents regularly, including Unit leader awards, District and Commissioner service awards, Sparkplug awards, and others. For a complete listing of awards, please refer to this listing or contact the District Advancement and Recognition Chairman or District Executive.
Important Recognition Update from BSA
After an extensive study by the Volunteer Training and Recognition Task Force, substantial changes have been made to Cub Scout Leader Awards. Forms for Boy Scout Leader, Varsity and Venturing Awards have also been updated. Please see below for a detailed listing of the discontinued awards and new award requirements for all programs.
Discontinued on December 31, 2013 Replaced With
Awards with Updated Requirements Effective Immediately (Requirements can be found below)
Scouter's Training Award for Boy Scouting
Scouter's Training Award for Varsity Scouting
Venturing Training Award
Unit Volunteer Awards
Commissioner Staff Awards
District Committee Award
Other Scouter Awards
Non Scouter Award
The North Star award is reserved for community supporters of Scouting not currently registered with the Boy Scouts of America.