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Girl Scout Volunteer Awards

Application for Volunteer of Excellence, Appreciation Pin, or Honor Pin -- All nominees must be registered members of Girls Scouts of the USA.

 Volunteer of Excellence-for excellent service through direct work with girls through books, badges and awards.
 Appreciation Pin-for excellent service delivering the Girl Scout Mission in one geographic area.
 Honor Pin-for excellent service delivering the Girl Scout Mission in two or more geographic areas. Please list areas served below.

Select Award-Check the most appropriate option. Awards committee reserves the right to final award selection. Appreciation Pin and Honor Pin apply for volunteers helping with service units or multiple troops.


For Service Units

Service Units may nominate volunteers for the Volunteer of Excellence, Appreciation Pin, or Honor Pin (above), and may also submit nominations for the highest awards: Thanks Badge I & II (for service affecting the entire council or Girl Scout movement); President’s Award (for a service team or committee); regional awards; or the Juliette Gordon Low Achievement Award (GSKH council award for lasting and continuous dedication to Girl Scouting). These awards require details and additional documentation, and are best submitted by more than one person from the service unit. In addition, service units can request Candle Pins (for first year volunteers who have completed all required learning sessions); Year Pins (designating years in Girl Scouting, beginning with 5 years); and letters or certificates for Girl Scout supporters in your community.