District Award Dinners
District Award Dinners are part of the community division of the Friends of Scouting Campaign. It is held to raise awareness of the positive impact of Scouting while giving community leaders the opportunity to financially support the Council’s programs and camps.
Each year the Katahdin Area Council will hold five District Award Dinners in the counties of Aroostook, Hancock, Piscataquis, Penobscot and Waldo.
Golden Eagle Award Dinner (GED)
The Golden Eagle Award is bestowed upon individuals or businesses who have demonstrated integrity and genuine concern for others in in their community.
Good Scout Award Dinner (GSAD)
The Good Scout Award is bestowed upon individuals and organizations who have demonstrated integrity and genuine concern for others in their community.
The recipients need not have been Scouts but must carry the “Spirit of Scouting”. They are individuals and organizations who have been unselfish in their service to others on an individual and community basis. They seek no return for their service, other than the satisfaction of aiding their fellow citizens, their community, and their nation. The Good Scouts are people who truly capture the respect and imagination of our youth.