Recognition and Awards

We believe in the importance of recognizing our participants, partners, instructors, and volunteers for their outstanding contributions toward making the water a safer place.  Each of the awarded deserves acclaim for their unwavering commitment and countless hours of dedicated service.

National Youth Boating Hall of Fame

Recognizing our Future

National Youth Boating Hall of Fame / The Spirit of America Foundation, Inc. will be the home of the National Youth Boating Education Hall of Fame. Young people between the ages of 12-24, nominated on an annual basis, will be reviewed and then recognized by a committee reviewing the credentials according to the application guidelines for persons exceling in any of the disciplines of boating, sail, paddle and or power.

National Spirit Awards

Recognition of Spirit

National Spirit Awards of Recognition for Students and Instructors – Coming Soon!