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|name= Asian American Spirit of<br />Scouting Service Award
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The [[{{PAGENAME}}]] recognizes outstanding services by an adult individual or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Asian American youth.
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==Purpose==
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== Criteria ==
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The purpose of the Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award is to recognize outstanding services by an adult individual or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Asian American youth.
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==Council Procedures==
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Award nominees must have made a significant contribution while acting as an advocate for Asian Americans, encouraging outreach to improve their conditions, and sensitizing Scouting’s and America’s leadership to these conditions.
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# Recipients are approved nationally through nomination by a local council. (Councils should use Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Nomination Form, No. 11-194. Copies may be obtained from the National Distribution Center, 2109 Westinghouse Boulevard, P.O. Box 7143, Charlotte, NC 28241-7143.)
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# The award is presented to people at all levels of the organization (executive board, district [[Scouters]], unit personnel) and to people of all races and income levels.
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# The council’s annual quota of awards shall not exceed the number of districts in the council. Emphasis is on being selective, with no intention that the full quota must be used every year. The quota is noncumulative.
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# The council president designates a committee to administer the award for the council. This may be a special Asian American Spirit of Scouting Award committee or the council’s advancement and recognition committee, Silver Beaver committee, or council Scoutreach committee. The committee should include at least one person who is familiar with the Asian American community. The Scout executive or a designated staff member serves as adviser to the committee.
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# The committee screens, prioritizes, and selects worthy nominees. Nominations may be submitted to the committee by committee members, professional staff, or any other registered [[Scouter]].
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# Nominations are then submitted by the local council to the Scoutreach Division at the national office. Please allow 60 days for review and consideration of approval by a national volunteer committee and delivery of the award. Approval should be received before the award is announced or presented.
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# Select a highly visible event with an appropriate ceremony to present the award. Council and district appreciation dinners, annual business meetings, testimonial dinners, or a major function that the recipient is associated with provide excellent settings for the award presentation.
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# The presentation might also involve other community agencies that are actively involved with serving the Asian American community (such as the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce).
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==External Links==
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#Served actively on the committees or boards that promoted activities and services for Asian-American communities.
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#Extended Scouting opportunities to Asian American youth.
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#Assisted the local council executive board and district committee(s) in the recruitment of key leadership.
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#Participated in the development of volunteer leadership in Asian American communities.
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#Responded to hands-on activities at summer camp, community service projects, or other activities of special help to Asian Americans.
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#Enabled Asian American organizations to better understand the benefits of Scouting for Asian American youth and families.
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#Created a better understanding of the application of the aims and ideals of Scouting in Asian American communities.
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#Exhibited leadership in promoting Scouting for Asian American youth regardless of religion, economic background, or creed, and has helped others understand how to make Scouting operations meaningful to Asian Americans, including outreach and organization methods.
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#Provided, through achievements and deeds, a civic and charitable role model for Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters.
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#Exhibited leadership in funding, training, methods development, and/or other administrative support necessary to make Scouting effective in Asian American communities.
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== Nomination and Selection ==
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[[Image:619109-Asian-American-Spirit-25pc.jpg|thumb|<center>{{PAGENAME}} lapel pin (SKU: <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scoutshop.org/asian-american-spirit-of-scouting-award-pin-619109.html 619109]</span>)<ref name=NoOrg>Not available for organization recipients.</ref></center>]]
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The {{PAGENAME}} is presented to people at all levels of the organization (executive board, district Scouters, unit personnel) and to people of all races and income levels. The council president designates a committee to administer the award for the council. This may be a special Asian American Spirit of Scouting Award committee or the council’s advancement and recognition committee. The committee should include at least one person who is familiar with the Asian-American community. The Scout executive or a designated staff member serves as advisor to the committee.
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The council’s annual quota of awards shall not exceed the number of districts in the council. Emphasis is on being selective, with no intention that the full quota must be used every year. The quota is noncumulative.
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The council committee screens, prioritizes, and selects worthy recipients. Nominations may be submitted to the committee by committee members, professional staff, or any other registered Scouter.
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Applications may be obtained from <span class="plainlinks">https://www.scouting.org/awards_central.</span>
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== The Award ==
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[[Image:619110-Asian-American-Spirit-25pc.jpg|thumb|<center>{{PAGENAME}} medal pendant and ribbon<br />(SKU: <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scoutshop.org/asian-american-spirit-award-medal-pendant-619110.html 619110]</span>)<ref name=NoOrg /></center>]]
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* Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Desk Trophy, No. 619240<ref name=NoOrg />
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* Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Lapel Pin, No. <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scoutshop.org/asian-american-spirit-of-scouting-award-pin-619109.html 619109]</span>
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* Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Embroidered Square Knot, No. <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scoutshop.org/asian-american-spirit-knot-619054.html 619054]</span><ref name=oldknot /> <ref name=NoOrg />
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* Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Pendant on Ribbon, No. <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scoutshop.org/asian-american-spirit-award-medal-pendant-619110.html 619110]</span><ref name=NoOrg />
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== See also ==
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* [[Scouting Service Award]]s
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* [[Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award]]
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* [[¡Scouting ... Vale la Pena! Service Award]]
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* [[Whitney M Young Jr. Service Award|The Whitney M Young Jr. Service Award]]
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* [[American Indian Scouting Association Grey Wolf Award]]
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* [[Special Needs Scouting Service Award]]
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== Footnotes ==
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== External Links ==
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* BSA: <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scouting.org/awards/awards-central/asian-american/ {{PAGENAME}}]</span> &mdash; Scouting.org
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* BSA: <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.scouting.org/filestore/multicultural/pdf/523-194_WB.pdf Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Nomination form, No. 523-194]</span> {{PDF}} (2013 Printing) &mdash; Scouting.org
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* BSA: <span class="plainlinks">[https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2017/02/17/scouting-service-award-combines-five-awards-into-one-cool-new-square-knot/ Scouting Service Award combines five awards into one cool new square knot]</span> &ndash; a February 17, 2017 ''Bryan on Scouting'' article &mdash; ScoutingMagazine.org
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[[Category:Scouting Service awards]]

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Asian American Spirit of
Scouting Service Award

Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award
square knot cloth emblem (old)
SKU: 619054 (while supplies last)[1]

Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award
square knot cloth emblem (new)
SKU: 625334
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Level:Scouters

The Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award recognizes outstanding services by an adult individual or an organization for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for Asian American youth.

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Criteria

Award nominees must have made a significant contribution while acting as an advocate for Asian Americans, encouraging outreach to improve their conditions, and sensitizing Scouting’s and America’s leadership to these conditions.

  1. Served actively on the committees or boards that promoted activities and services for Asian-American communities.
  2. Extended Scouting opportunities to Asian American youth.
  3. Assisted the local council executive board and district committee(s) in the recruitment of key leadership.
  4. Participated in the development of volunteer leadership in Asian American communities.
  5. Responded to hands-on activities at summer camp, community service projects, or other activities of special help to Asian Americans.
  6. Enabled Asian American organizations to better understand the benefits of Scouting for Asian American youth and families.
  7. Created a better understanding of the application of the aims and ideals of Scouting in Asian American communities.
  8. Exhibited leadership in promoting Scouting for Asian American youth regardless of religion, economic background, or creed, and has helped others understand how to make Scouting operations meaningful to Asian Americans, including outreach and organization methods.
  9. Provided, through achievements and deeds, a civic and charitable role model for Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters.
  10. Exhibited leadership in funding, training, methods development, and/or other administrative support necessary to make Scouting effective in Asian American communities.

Nomination and Selection

Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award lapel pin (SKU: 619109)
Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award lapel pin (SKU: 619109)[2]

The Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award is presented to people at all levels of the organization (executive board, district Scouters, unit personnel) and to people of all races and income levels. The council president designates a committee to administer the award for the council. This may be a special Asian American Spirit of Scouting Award committee or the council’s advancement and recognition committee. The committee should include at least one person who is familiar with the Asian-American community. The Scout executive or a designated staff member serves as advisor to the committee. The council’s annual quota of awards shall not exceed the number of districts in the council. Emphasis is on being selective, with no intention that the full quota must be used every year. The quota is noncumulative.

The council committee screens, prioritizes, and selects worthy recipients. Nominations may be submitted to the committee by committee members, professional staff, or any other registered Scouter.

Applications may be obtained from https://www.scouting.org/awards_central.

The Award

Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award medal pendant and ribbon(SKU: 619110)
Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award medal pendant and ribbon
(SKU: 619110)[2]
  • Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Desk Trophy, No. 619240[2]
  • Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Lapel Pin, No. 619109
  • Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Embroidered Square Knot, No. 619054[1] [2]
  • Asian American Spirit of Scouting Service Award Pendant on Ribbon, No. 619110[2]

See also

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Once supplies of this knot run out, the Scouting Service Award knot will be used to recognize recipients.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Not available for organization recipients.

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