Woods Services Award


Torch of Gold Award

Each year, the BSA presents the national Woods Services Award to an adult in Scouting who has demonstrated exceptional service and leadership in the field of Scouting for disabled people (given by the Woods Services in Langhorne, Pennsylvania). The Woods Services Award is the highest recognition awarded by the BSA in this area of service. The Torch of Gold Award is available for similar presentation by local councils.

Please find below the Nomination form for the Torch of Gold Award from the Baltimore Area Council.  The Baltimore Area Council Committee for Scouts with Disabilities and Special Needs would like to see this award to a worthy candidate each year. Deadlines for entries for the Torch of Gold Award is on October 31st, and will be presented at The Annual Council Recognition Dinner in the following year.  The nomination form should be submitted to the Professional Associated with the Committee for Scouts with Disabilities and Special Needs.

BAC Torch of Gold Award Nomination - 72.4KB


Past Recipients

Mike Conlon James Dunne Bill Fleck Karen Gambrill
Richard Gambrill, Jr John Heuchan Ellen MacAlester Gary Nasuta
Steve O'Connor Shirley Herlth-Robinson Fred Vivigeno Carla Bugg


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