Orion District Recognition Event

fleur-de-leis on plateJanuary TBD, 2025  |  6:00  - 9:00 pm

Church of the Good Shepherd
801 E Main St, Tomball, TX 77375


Step onto the red carpet and shine bright like the stars as we celebrate the hard-working and dedicated volunteers who made Scouting in Orion successful this past year! 

The recognition event is an opportunity for a night of fellowship and great food as we acknowledge and thank our adult volunteers for the hard work and dedication that made this year incredibly successful. Orion District’s outstanding leaders at the unit and district levels will also be recognized. All volunteers in Orion District are invited to this evening of festivity and honor. 


The registration fee is $21.50 for the first person and $20 for each additional person who registers at the same time. Tickets can only be purchased online with a credit card or electronic check.

Registration closes 1/23/2024. There is no onsite registration. Council refund policy.


District Award Nominations
Due by January Roundtable

District Award of MeritNominate Scouters who have served Orion District youth above and beyond the call of duty. Nominations must be submitted by January roundtable.

Leader Award Nomination Forms:
(click on the award for nomination form)



Community Leadership Award Any community leader Presented to a community leader who has provided outstanding support to the Scouting program in our district
Family of the Year Families with at least one registered adult Presented to a family who has, as a group, provided outstanding support to the Scouting program in our district.
Most Valuable Scouter Award Registered leader Recognizes Scouters who everyone in the unit always seems to turn to when there is a need within the unit - every unit should nominate at least one!
Courageous Scouter Award Registered leader Honors a Scouter who, while facing their own personal challenges, provides exceptional leadership to youth at the unit level.
District Award of Merit Registered leader Presented to Scouters who render service of an outstanding nature at the district level.


Unit and Chartered Partner Awards:
(click on the award for nomination form)



Gold Star Award (will download Excel file) All units Award for those units who are fully providing the Scouting program and supporting the council and district. This award is self-nominated. All qualifying units can earn the Gold Star Award. The top unit of each type will receive the Platinum Star Award. See the Journey to Excellence forms.
Excellence in Training Award (in PDF) All units Recognizes units who have set a high standard in leadership training. This award is self-nominated.
Chartered Partner Award All chartered partners Presented to chartered partners that have demonstrated excellence in their relationships.

Late-Breaking Information

Late-breaking news and announcements will be emailed to those registered and posted on the Orion District Facebook page.

Please like our page at www.facebook.com/orionbsa. Invite parents and Scouters in the district to like our page. Units and Scouters can tag us (@orionbsa), and message pictures. To make sure you never miss a post, after liking the page, click on 'Following' and 'See First.' To help us promote Scouting, please engage with our content by liking, commenting and sharing our posts.

For additional district communications, sign up for the Orion District newsletter.

For additional council information, sign up for the eScouter and follow the Sam Houston Area Council Facebook page. Tag the council (@shac.bsa) and send them pics of your Scouting memories.

Orion District Facebook    Orion District Newsletter    SHAC Facebook


For questions about the dinner, contact oriondistrictdinner2022@gmail.com or the district activities chair

For questions about award nominations, contact awards@oriondistrict.org.