ELIGIBILITY Women eligible for nomination for the Valor & Virtue Award must be between the ages of 15-30 as of February 2018. Each entrant must be nominated by someone age 21 years or older. Parents may nominate their own children. Staff of Camp Gideon and/or their immediate family members are not eligible, however, staff of Camp Gideon and/or their immediate family members may nominate a mentor who is not a member of their household. The term “Immediate family members” is defined as parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. The term “Household members” is defined as people who share the same residence at least three months a year, regardless of whether they are related.
Women who were prior Valor & Virtue Award recipients are also not ineligible.
NOMINATIONS The nomination form can be accessed at www.campgideon.com/valorandvitue beginning October 2017. Forms must be completed and submitted no later than January 1, 2018 by a nominator who is 21 years or older. One nomination form should be submitted per nominee. Nomination forms containing multiple names will not be accepted. One nominator may nominate multiple mentors by submitting a separate nomination form for each. Each form must contain a unique email address for the woman being nominated. All sections of the nomination form must be completed.
Nominations should describe how the nominee has displayed a lifestyle of mentoring; exhibiting virtues of self-control, kindness and humility while using her influence to positively impact lives within her community. The primary mentoring activity must have occurred within the last 12 months.
AWARDS To be announced.
NOMINATION FORMS & PROCESS To nominate, fill out the short form located on the right-hand side of the nomination landing page.
Correspondence to nominators will be via email only, so email account should be checked regularly. Nominator must provide a valid email address that accepts bulk email. To ensure delivery of messages, add email@example.com to email contacts/address book or safe sender list.
After nomination is received and reviewed, staff of Camp Gideon will reach out to the nominee to see if they would like to be entered into the running. If nominee wishes to proceed, they will then be presented with an application which they will need to fill out in its entirety and return to: firstname.lastname@example.org prior to January 15, 2018. Applications not received by this time will be excluded from competition.
Staff of Camp Gideon will review all nominations and applications and choose three finalists to join us at our 2017 Ladies Tea event where the winner will be announced, February 2018.