Awards for Valour

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The Scouts Canada Awards for Valour include the Jack Cornwell Decoration, the Award for Fortitude, Awards for Gallantry, and the Awards for Meritorious Conduct.

The Jack Cornwell Decoration can be awarded to a youth member of Scouts Canada who has demonstrated high character and courage. To qualify for this award, the nominee must be recommended for high character, devotion to duty and specic acts of physical courage or must have undergone great suffering in a heroic manner. The nomination form for this award can be found on the Scouts Canada Website. The completed nomination forms should be forwarded through the council of ce to be adjudicated at the National level.

The Award of Fortitude is award to youth and volunteer members of Scouts Canada who, despite physical or mental impediments to their involvement, have made a signi cant contribution to the organization. The nomination form for this award can be found on the Scouts Canada Website The Awards for Gallantry are bestowed upon those who have committed an act of heroism which involved some degree of personal risk. Examples of acts of heroism include rescues in re or during weather in poor conditions The Awards for Gallantry can be awarded to any member of Scouts Canada. Sections are also eligible in cases of combined action by all, or a number of; its membership.

The Awards for Gallantry, in ascending order, are as follows:

The nomination form for these awards can be found on the Scouts Canada Website.

Awards for Meritorious Conduct are bestowed upon those who have committed an act of heroism which did not involve personal risk. The Awards for Meritorious Conduct can be awarded to any member of Scouts Canada. The Awards for Meritorious Conduct, in ascending order, are as follows:

The nomination form for these awards can be found on the Scouts Canada Website.

These awards are adjudicated by the National Adjudication Committee, which is comprised of members of the National Recognition Network. To nominate someone for an award please forward the appropriate form to your Council Office.