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Eagle Presentation

A copy of the March Roundtable presentation on the Eagle process in Shakori District is available here: Eagle_Process

Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.

Steve Blanchard, Shakori District Eagle Chair.

Mawat / Shakori IOLS

Mawat and Shakori Districts will hold a joint Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills (IOLS) training in association with the District Camporee the weekend of April 28-30 at Camp Campbell.  Orientation for this training will be on April 18th at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd in Durham.  To register for this or other training, go the the Occoneechee training calendar and click on the event link.  Download the event flyer or contact Todd Taft for more information.

2016 Shakori District Award Recipients

On the evening of Monday 5th December, members of our district gathered to recognise and honour sixteen of our finest volunteers at the Annual District Awards banquet. 

They were joined by Mr Nick Long, Council Commissioner, Occoneechee Council who delivered a State of the Council address. 

Thank you to all our hard-wroking volunteers and congratulations to those who were recognised by our awards. 

Popcorn Kernels of the Year – Michele O’Tuel and Marchellina Waugh, Pack 951


Charter Organization Representative – Al Townsend, Troop & Pack 449


Unit Committee Member – Mary McCoy, Troop 820


Unit Commissioner – Steve Walker


Venturing Crew Advisor – Diane Meyer, Crew 39


Order of the Arrow Adult of the Year – Gail Barker


Kim Hackett Memorial Scouting Spouse Award – Julie Forrest, Pack 438


Scoutmaster of the Year – Tom Fischer, Troop 449


Assistant Scoutmaster of the Year – Glenn Benton, Troop 39


Cubmaster of the Year – Alan Forrest, Pack 438


Assistant Cubmaster of the Year – Nathan Harmes, Pack 825


Den Leader of the Year – Molly Black, Pack 438


Webelos Leader of the Year – John Turner, Pack 283


Scouter of the Year – Steve Blanchard, Troop 820


District Award of Merit – Mark Hannah


2016 District Award Nominations


We have had a great scouting year in Shakori District. Our dedicated leaders have made that possible. We want to recognize the best of the best and need your help in picking them. We will be recognizing them at our Annual Awards Banquet on December 5 at Orange United Methodist Church
The Award Categories are:
  • Unit Commissioner
  • Unit Committee Member (could be the Committee Chair)
  • Charter Organization Representative
  • Venturing Crew Advisor
  • Scoutmaster
  • Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Cubmaster
  • Assistant Cubmaster
  • Den Leader
  • Webelos Leader
  • Kim Hackett Memorial Scouting Spouse Award
  • Scouter of the Year
  • District Award of Merit
Please help Shakori District recognize and celebrate our great leaders for 2016.  

Complete your nominations by November 20 by completing the nomination form below. 
Chris FitzSimons
Shakori District Chair


Please complete this form and submit once per nomination. Nominations are due no later than 11/20. Awards will be announced on 12/5 at the District Winter Banquet.


If nominating for the District Award of Merit, you must also complete the online form and return it to the District Chair.




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