Workbooks are available at the Council Scout Shop
for Information on Obtaining
this Religious Emblem
Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry
About the EmblemThe Bishop's Award was instituted to recognize the contribution of adult leaders in the spiritual aspects of the Scouting program within the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Allentown.
EligibilityThis award is open to all persons over the age of twenty-one without reference to vocation, sex, or religion who have served the Scouting program within the Catholic Church in an outstanding manner.
- St. George Emblem and St. Anne Medal recipients are not eligible to receive the Bishop's Award since the St. George Emblem and St. Anne Medal Awards are a national and higher award and pre-suppose a much longer tenure of service and contribution.
- The nominee should have a minimum of three (3) years of service and contribution.
- The nominee should be registered with the Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of the USA, or Camp Fire USA, but this is not mandatory.
Nomination Form DownloadTo learn more about the qualifications for this award, please visit the Diocese of Allentown website to download the current nomination form at http://www.adccos.org/pdf/bishopsaward.pdf.