Awards for Youth

Any member of Scouts Canada can initiate an application for an award at any time, on behalf of any other member.

When you want to say ‘Thanks’ to a volunteer for their outstanding contribution, simply go to the OSA webpage for Outstanding Service to scouting Awards. You’ll have to complete a basic OSA commendation form. It requires information about you and the volunteer, their affiliation with Scouting and the reason for your recommendation.

NOTE! You can submit applications for the Outstanding Service to Scouting awards through the new system or submit a papercopy to the Northern Lights Council office.

Here are the steps for nominating a candidate for an award:

  1. Decide on the appropriate award to apply for.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Send it to Chinook council office

By e-mail to:

By regular mail to: 2140 Brownsea Drive NW, Calgary, AB. T2N 3G9.

For more information on awards available to Scouting Members, please refer to the Scouts Canada Honours and Awards webpage