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 Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through extraordinary service to the council.
To recognize registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council.
How To Get the Award
Anyone may nominate any deserving registered Scouter to the council, which selects recipients for the following year.
Annual Recognition Dinner
Join us for an evening of celebration. We will recognize all Eagle Scouts from 2021, the new class of Silver Beaver Recipients, District Award of Merit recipients, and much more.
Date: Thursday, March 31
Location: The Grand Event Center, Long Beach
4104 E Willow St. Long Beach 90815
Silver Beaver Award Recipients
2021 Marvin Belcher | Erik Zandvliet
2020 Stephen Haas | Sandy Van Wyk
2019 Jerry Mackey | Aimee McCarty | John Watts
2018 Johnny Bradford | Glenn Draper | Dave Simon
2017 Al Butler | Richard Dempsey | Gabriela Leon-Martinez | Mat Talag
2016 Charlie Anderson | John Giese | Janelyn Martin | Jerry Smith
2015 Abelino Flores | Dennis Goble | Greg White | Blake Whitney
2014 Kenny Cruz | Howard Ito | David Mitchell | Roland Spongberg
2013 Tom Ahlstrom | Keith Devereaux | Richard Feinberg | Steve Richard | Teri Sandburg
Silver Beaver Society
The mission of the Long Beach Area Council Silver Beaver Society is to utilize the experience of Silver Beavers to provide leadership to the mission of the BSA and to continue our tradition of distinguished service to youth. All past and present Silver Beaver recipients of the Long Beach Area Council are eligible for membership. We are proud to recognize the following Silver Antelope and Silver Beaver recipients.
Silver Antelope Awards
2010 Joseph E. Porter III
2004 Jim Hankla
2000 Stephen T. Conley
1966 Dr. Don C. Markham
1945 Philip N. McCaughan