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National Leadership Awards

National Leadership Awards

for Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador Girl Scouts

  • Service to Community Bar - staff approval
  • Service to Girl Scouting Bar - leader approval
  • Torch Award - leader approval

The only Leadership Award requiring staff approval is the Service to Community Bar. This award to is designed to give girls experience working with  one organization in the community, The organization agrees to train the candidate and provides opportunity for a minimum of 20 hours of service. An hour log should be submitted with the form. The Torch and Service to Girl Scouting Awards are approved by the leader or adult.  The report should be submitted so that GSCO has a record of the recognition. Detailed information is found in the “Handbook” section of Girls Guide to Girl Scouting (GGGS) for these age levels. A community service log can be found in the “My Girl Scouts” section of the GGGS.

The service hours for these bars need to be separate from those you use toward other awards. Each bar represents a new project, and can only be earned once at each program level. Awards can be purchased at the GSCO retail shop. An email is sent permitting purchase for the Service to Community Bar.  Troop adults may purchase the Torch and Service to Girl Scouting recognitions without staff approval.

For council approval, please submit the form below. Please email highest.awards@gscolorado.org if you have questions

 

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National Leadership Awards approval form

Girls in the Cadette, Senior and Ambassador program levels can earn National Leadership Awards with council approval. Please submit this form to council.
Girl name
First
Last
City
Email
Phone
Area Code
Phone Number
How will you purchase your award?

Torch Award

This award requires the completion of a Journey and one full term in a leadership position.
Name of Journey completed for Torch Award:
Date Journey was completed:
MM
DD
YYYY
Type of leadership position held:
Term length:
Name of supervising adult:

Community Service Bar

This award requires instruction and a minimum of 20 hours of service from the organization you volunteer with. Answer the questions below for GSCO approval before you get started. Please submit this form again and upload your community service hours log upon completion.
Name of Organization:
Contact person:
Phone
Area Code
Phone Number
Description of volunteer service
Type of instruction you will receive
Description of what you will do:
Upload your community service hours log upon completion

Service to Girl Scouting Bar

This award requires 20 hours of service to the Girl Scout organization. Upon completion, please upload your community service hours log here.
Name of supervising Girl Scout adult:
Title
Phone
Area Code
Phone Number
Description of service
Upload service hours log upon completion