Adult Recognitions and Awards

Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast values all adult members and recognizes the contribution they make in developing girl leaders. Girl Scout Adult Awards and Recognitions are awarded to adult members who provide exemplary service and go above and beyond the expectations of their position to make a difference in the organization.

Volunteers and staff across all departments and functions within Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast are encouraged to nominate adults for formal Girl Scouts of the USA awards. The following is a summary of the GSUSA Adult Awards and Recognitions. Detailed descriptions of each award or recognition, along with nomination criteria and examples of potential award candidates, can be found by clicking on the name of each award. Nomination forms can be found on the right side of this page.

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The President's Award
The President's Award recognizes the efforts of a service-delivery team or committee whose exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience surpassed team goals and resulted in significant, measurable impact toward reaching the council's overall goals.

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The Appreciation Pin
The Appreciation Pin also recognizes an individual's exemplary service in support of delivering the GSLE, but for this pin the impact is within one geographic area of service.

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The Honor Pin
The Honor Pin recognizes an individual's exemplary service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience; this support has had measurable impact on two or more geographic areas of service to reach and surpass the mission-delivery goals of the council.

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The Thanks Badge
The Thanks Badge honors an individual whose ongoing commitment, leadership, and service have had an exceptional, measurable impact on meeting the mission-delivery goals and priorities of the entire council or the entire Girl Scout Movement.

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The Thanks Badge II
The Thanks Badge II honors a previous Thanks Badge award recipient who has continued to provide exemplary service in a leadership role which resulted in a measurable impact benefitting the entire Girl Scout Movement.

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The Volunteer of Excellence
This award recognizes volunteers who have contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through use of the National Program Portfolio or who have contributed outstanding service in support of the council's mission delivery to girl and adult members

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Years of Volunteer Service Pin
The Volunteer Years of Service Pin recognizes an adult member registered with Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. for her/his years of active volunteer service at five-year intervals (5, 10, 15, etc.).  This pin differs from the numeral guard in that it represents the number of years an adult volunteer has actively provided service, whereas the numeral guard recognizes years of membership.

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Community Award
To recognize an organization or an individual in the community who has supported Girl Scouting over the past year.