Special Events

National Board, Advisory Council, and Second Century Society Reception

Wednesday, 6–7:00 p.m.

If you’re a member of the National Board, Advisory Council, Presidents Leadership Council, or Second Century Society, then you’re invited to this reception for an evening of Scouting fellowship and hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Bring your spouse and guests for this event that will include brief remarks from the National Key 3 and BSA Foundation donor recognitions.

National Board and Advisory Council members: Please note – This event replaces the Wednesday evening Board and Advisory Council Dinner held at past National Annual Meetings.

Tickets for this reception are $40 per person.
Tickets for both this reception and the National Foundation Recognition Dinner are $195 per person.

National Foundation Recognition Dinner

Wednesday, 7– 9:00 p.m.

This dinner, where outstanding donors will be recognized for their significant investment in Scouting, will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Priority access and seating will be given to members of the President’s Leadership Council, Second Century Society, National Executive Board, and BSA Foundation Trustees.

Tickets for this dinner are $165 per person.
Tickets for both this dinner and the National Board, Advisory Council, and Second Century Society Reception are $195 per person.

Duty to God Breakfast

Thursday, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

The Duty to God Breakfast theme for this year is the sixth point of the Scout Law, “A Scout is Kind.” Duty to God has been a tenet of Scouting since the very beginning of our organization in 1910. Today we highlight that principle in many ways, including celebrating and recognizing individuals who have earned their religious emblem awards, youth and adults alike.

The Duty to God breakfast at this year’s National Annual meeting promises to be an inspiring, enjoyable, and memorable celebration.

The breakfast will include a full program, featuring the presentation of awards representing various faiths, an outstanding keynote speaker, and excellent entertainment.

Tickets to the Duty to God Breakfast are $50 and are available for purchase as space allows.

Americanism Breakfast

Friday, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Always a highlight of the National Annual Meeting, the Americanism Breakfast, will present the accomplishments of some of our most outstanding Eagle Scouts from this past year.

We’ll be showcasing the recipients of the two largest BSA scholarships, the national winner of the Glenn A. and Melinda W. Adams National Eagle Scout Service Project of the Year award, and the Scouting Alumni Association’s National Alumnus of the Year.

We’re also incredibly excited to welcome Michael S. Malone as our emcee, and Dr. Alan Stern and Mr. Glen Fountain as our keynote speakers.

Here’s a little more information on our amazing speakers:

Michael S. Malone

Michael S. Malone, author of the best-selling Four Percent, is known as one of the world’s leading technology writers. What you may not have known, however, is that he is an Eagle Scout himself!

Dr. Alan Stern

Dr. Stern, a space program executive, is helping lead NASA’s New Horizons mission to explore the Pluto system and the Kuiper Belt. He’s also an Eagle Scout.

Glen Fountain

Mr. Fountain, also a space program executive, is an instrumental figure in the exciting NASA mission known as New Horizons. Once again, Mr. Fountain is also an Eagle Scout.

Space is limited for this out-of-this-world experience, so purchase your tickets today at a cost of only $50.

Regional Luncheons with Silver Antelope Awards

Friday, 11:45 a.m.– 1:15 p.m.

Join us to honor this year’s recipients of the Silver Antelope Award.

The regional luncheons are separate gatherings designed to appropriately celebrate with our peers. Remember to purchase regional luncheon tickets when registering for the meeting. Tickets cost only $55 and are available on a space-limited basis.

Silver Antelope and Silver Buffalo Grand Reception

Friday, 6–6:45 p.m.

Celebrate with friends who have been newly recognized with the Silver Antelope or Silver Buffalo awards.

National Silver Buffalo Recognition Dinner

Friday, 7–9 p.m.

Join us for an evening to remember as we celebrate some of the BSA’s most outstanding leaders! Since 1925, when the highest award for adult volunteers debuted, recipients have become known for their outstanding service to youth.

Space is limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets early—the cost is $85 per person, and we ask that you wear appropriate business dress, evening attire, or a BSA dress uniform.