Atlanta Area Council  

Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Awards Banquet

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Banquet

The national Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award is designed to recognize those individuals and corporations who have been instrumental in the development of Scouting for rural, urban, and suburban youth who often face challenging barriers. This award recognizes "unsung heroes," those who do exceptional service for disadvantaged youth.The mission of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Banquet is to secure community resources in support of the Scouting Program for at-risk youth and to provide experiences that develop self-esteem, character values, and living skills, thereby enhancing the lives of young people in disadvantaged areas of our community.

The 2017 Whitney M. Young Service Awards Banquet will be held at noon on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at hteh Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Nominations are now open at

Sponsorships are available for the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Awards Banquet starting at $3,000. Click here to view the sponsorship opportunities. Funds raised support Scouting in metro-Atlanta with an emphasis on Scoutreach.

For more information contact Jenna Knight, Director of Marketing and Communications or call 770-956-3178.

Congratulations to our 2016 Whitney M. Young Honorees

  • Kim Anderson
  • Josiah Benator
  • Kim Gresh
  • Earl Miller
  • Bruce Rado
  • Audrey Bagby
  • David Burge
  • Judy Ford
  • David Penton
  • Andrew Stephens
  • W.W. Granger

Click here to view past honorees.


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 7:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 5:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)