Lions Club International
Scouting Service Award

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Purpose of the award:

The Lions Club Scouting Service Award is an honor available to recognize an individual Lion within the USA who acts as a role model and renders distinguished and dedicated service to Scouting through active service, leadership or other exemplary contributions to the Boy Scouts of America OR Girl Scouts USA as an active Lion. Keeping with the objectives and principles of both Lions International and Scouting, the nominee must have encouraged character development, leadership, citizenship and personal growth for scouting youth.

Requirements:

Keeping with the objectives and principles of both Lions International and Scouting, the nominee must have encouraged character development, leadership, citizenship and personal growth for scouting youth.

  • Must be a Lion in good standing with his/her local club, be a current registered Lion for five years and be nominated by the current president of a local Lions Club and/or District Governor.
  • Be registered in a Scouting position at a Unit, District or Council level for a combination of five years;
  • Be fully trained in his/her scouting positions and his/her Lions Club/district leadership positions;
  • Have strengthened the relationship between local Lions Clubs and Scouting;
  • Assisted Lions Clubs in forming new scouting units: and
  • Exemplifies the BSA/Girl Scout Law and Lions Motto.

Approval of Award:

The nomination must be submitted to the Lions own District Youth/Scouting Chairperson for approval (or another regional approved chairperson).

Award:

Awardees receive a medal suspended from purple ribbon and a certificate. A gold and purple square knot to wear on a BSA Scouter’s uniform is available when you mail in your application with payment. The award may be presented at the District’s Convention or District Cabinet Meeting. In addition, a presentation may be made at a local scouting council or district function, such as an awards dinner or an annual meeting.

Application Form:

The application form may be downloaded here.

Linos Club International Scouting Service Award


Page updated on: May 23, 2014



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