Once a year, at recognition dinner in February, the Iron Horse District recognizes outstanding adult volunteers who help make our district successful. Nominate Scouters who have served Iron Horse District youth above and beyond the call of duty. Nominations can be submitted online o. 

  • Conductor's Award for unit Scouters who are always called upon for service when the situation arises. 
  • Family of the Year Award for a family who has, as a group, provided outstanding support to the scouting program in our district. 
  • Golden Spike Award for registered Scouters within the district who continually provide initiative, enthusiasm, and exceptional service to the Scouting programs in which they serve. 
  • Gold Star Award for chartered units that have successfully completed the requirements for Journey to Excellence, participated in council fundraisers and participated in Iron Horse district events. 
  • Doug Whitney Award to recognize exceptional leaders who work with youth at the unit level and the exhibit the spirit of Scouting.
  • Scout of the Year
  • Nominations for the District Award of MeritEagle Scout Project of the Year Award and Chartered Partner of the Year are submitted on different forms.

Awards Nomination Form




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