The North Star District Shining Star Award is presented to Scouters who have:
- Provided outstanding support in our district or to a unit in our district
- Have rendered noteworthy service to our district and or council
- Actively participates in training and earning Scouter awards, knots or keys
- Is considered to be a positive role model for other leaders and youth
All such registered adult Scouters in the North Star District are eligible and may be nominated by any registered adult Scouter. The award is presented at the annual district dinner. If the recipient is not able to attend the dinner, the award will be presented to the recipient as soon as possible. Please remember this nomination is confidential, and to avoid any disappointment, please do not advise your nominee in any way of your action on their behalf. Awards will be determined in the fairest way possible.