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Silver Beaver Colony No. One
Statement of Purpose, click to reveal more.
Silver Beaver Colony Number One, Akron, Ohio is an organization composed of all Scourers who have received the Silver Beaver Award from the Great Trail Council (formerly Akron Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, and all Scourers who have received the Silver Beaver Award from other councils but now reside in the Great Trail Council.
The purposes for which this organization exists are:
To render whatever service may be designated by the Scout Executive or by the President of Great Trail Council;
To work quietly and unostentatiously within Great Trail Council;
To afford opportunity for fellowship among the members of the organization;
To hold a regularly scheduled meeting to be arranged by the president of this organization, at a convenient time following the Annual Recognition Dinner of Great Trail Council. At the meeting so arranged, the recent recipients of the award of the Silver Beaver shall be introduced to the organization;
To hold an annual meeting of the organization, during each summer, at Camp Manatoc, at a time to be arranged by the president of chis organization;
To elect, at the annual meeting, a president, a vice-president, and a secretary/treasurer who shall be elected to serve until the next annual meeting following their election or until their successors are elected. The duties of the officers shall be those which are customarily assigned to such officers;
It is not contemplated that any dues shall be levied on the members.
This statement of purposes may be amended by a majority vote of the members present at any annual meeting of this organization.
Silver Beaver Award
To recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council.
Who Can Earn This Award?
Presented by the National Court of Honor on behalf of councils.
How To Get the Award
Anyone may nominate any deserving registered Scouter to the council by means of the Silver Beaver nomination form. 2023 Nominations are now closed, remember to nominate someone for the 2024 award.
Mail to: attention: Phil Kuestner, Silver Beaver Selection Committee, 4500 Hudson Drive, Stow, OH 44224 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Recognition & Uniform Placement
The award is presented during the annual recognition banquet of the council. All Silver Beaver honorees are automatically enrolled in Silver Beaver Colony No. 1.
Silver Beaver medal suspended from ribbon worn around neck on formal occasions, knot for uniform worn above left pocket, and lapel pin for civilian wear.
Officers of Silver Beaver Colony Number One
Jeff Kline, Sr.
Wayne Sanders, II
Jeff Kline Jr.