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Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Scout of the Year awards

Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States awards three individual who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venturing Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank.
 
WHO CAN ENTER
  • Scout who are reistered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venturing Summit Award and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters Award.
  • Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in schools, scouting and the community.
  • Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
    Note: All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
HOW TO ENTER
Scouts should download and sumbit a completed VFW Scouting Scholorship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than March 1. Units in our district need to submit these items to Fank Squire, VFW Scouting Chairman District 17. His email address is fsquire@gmail.com or call him at 916 468-2038 (c).
 
HOW IT WORKS
Local VFW Posts submit all candidates with full entry criteria to their respective VFW Department (state) by April 1. From there, the Department selects a winner and forwards the entry to the VFW National Headquarters by May 1 for national-level judging.
 

GOLDEN EMPIRE COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 6:00pm (M,T,TR,F)
9:00am - 6:30pm (W)
10:00am - 4:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benater Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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