The Outstanding Leadership Pin recognizes 5th year Troop Leaders for
their continued passion for building girls of courage, confidence, and
character. This is demonstrated by their ongoing leadership and
completion of additional training, and engagement with their troop,
service unit, and council.
- 536 GSKH Intro to Troop Management (ITM) (online)
GSKH Financial Management (online)
- 536 GSKH Outdoor Basics
- 536 GSKH Safety-Wise (online)
- 536 GSKH
Outdoor Camping/Outdoor Leadership 101/201 (in person with
overnight) or 536 GSKH Cabin Camping/Outdoor Leadership 101 (in
- Current 536 GSKH First Aid/CPR/AED (in-person) or
Current 536 GSKH First Aid (online/in-person) (and someone in troop
has current in-person CPR/AED Training)*
- Completion of 5
years of troop leadership with the intention to continue leadership
in the following membership year
In addition to the required trainings above, the Outstanding
Leadership Pin, requires three of the six experiences listed below:
- Completed a travel/overnight application and an approved trip
- Attended an Ignite Leadership Training (online,
in person, or overnight).
- Have held (or currently hold) a
leadership position in Service Unit. **
- Have served (or
currently serve) on GSKH Council or Service Unit committee.
- Have served as Troop Cookie Manager or Cookie Product Manager
for Service Unit.
- Have served as the Troop Fall Product
Manager or Fall Product Manager for Service Unit.
*NEW in 2021: In an effort to be more inclusive and make
these awards accessible, volunteers with only Cabin Camping
(previously Outdoor Leadership 101) and a volunteer with a current
online or in-person First Aid course are eligible for this award.
First Aid eligible provided a registered volunteer in the troop has a
current in-person CPR/AED training.
Service Unit Roles and other information.
Troop Leaders who did not earn the Candle Pin, or the Green Angel
pin are still eligible for the Outstanding Leadership Pin by
completing the required training by the end of their 5th year of troop leadership.
In MY21 and MY22, any Troop Leader with 5 or more years of
leadership and completion of the required trainings may request an
Outstanding Leadership pin. Beginning in October 1, 2023, the
Outstanding Leadership Pin will only be awarded to 5th year troop leaders.
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