Awards & Recognition | Crossroads of America Council, BSA

Scouting Awards & Recognition

Eagle Scout Recognition and Awards

Judge John Price Outstanding Eagle Scout Award
This award is presented annually at the Annual Scouting Awards Dinner, held in the spring. The award and $1,000 scholarship is given to a deserving member of the previous year’s Eagle Scout class. The award takes into consideration a Scout’s troop involvement, leadership positions, school and community activities and service project. Applications must be received no later than January 21st.

Merle Miller Eagle Project of the Year Award
This award is presented annually at the Annual Scouting Awards Dinner, held in the spring. This high honor is awarded to the Eagle Scout carrying out the most outstanding Eagle Scout service project from the previous year. The Scout recognized will have planned and executed a service project with meaningful community impact, involving effective use of leadership skills and extensive personal effort. The award also takes into consideration the planning and creativity involved in the project. Crossroads of America Council gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the Merle Miller family and Ice Miller for making this award and the accompanying $1,000 education scholarship possible. Applications must be received no later than January 21st.

Volunteer Recognition

Silver Beaver Award

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered adult volunteers who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest honor Crossroads of America Council may bestow on a volunteer.

The 2019 Silver Beaver Award nominations are open until April 30, 2019 as the ceremony will take place at this year’s Annual Awards Dinner in June. If you have questions regarding the Silver Beaver Award nomination, please contact Margo Brandenburg at (317) 908-2464 or by email.

Download the nomination form
Download the BSA guidelines on the award


Friend of Eagle Award

This award recognizes an adult (non-Eagle Scout) assisting Scouts on the trail to Eagle Scout. Awarded by the Council Awards and Special Recognitions Committee at the University of Scouting in November.


Eagle to Eagle Award

This award recognizes an adult Eagle Scout assisting Scouts on the trail to Eagle Scout. Awarded by the Council Awards and Special Recognitions Committee at the University of Scouting in November.

Need more information on a Scout or Scouter to fill out an award application?