When are Nominations Accepted?
Nominations are accepted ANY time throughout the year. There will be a special recognitions ceremony this year honoring our volunteers.
Recognizes an individual who, through creativity and resourcefullness, is instrumental in planning or helping with recruitment and substantially increasing Girl Scout membership in an under-served area. Download
Novice of the Year Award
Recognizes an exceptional leader or co-leader who, during her/his first or second year of leadership, has done an extraordinary job and gone above and beyond their responsibilities. Download
Team Member of the Year Award
Recognizes an outstanding Service Unit Team Member who has gone beyond the expectations of her/his position. Download
Recognizes an individual who has motivated and inspired others through their positive attitude. Download
Recognizes community groups or businesses that have supported at least two or more service units, or the council as a whole. Download
Is given to a Girl Scout Ambassador in recognition of outstanding service to the community during her 12th grade year of high school. Two awards may be given each year and are presented at the Annual Meeting. Download
Angel in Green Award
Recognizes varied or unusual service, usually on a one time or short-term basis. Download
In the Shadows Award
Recognizes individuals who work in the shadows or background and make it possible for another person to volunteer with Girl Scouts or are “always there” when needed. The nominee can be a spouse, friend, or parent, who baby-sits on a regular basis, helps out at a meeting when needed, teaches the girls a new or special skill, or provides needed transportation. Download
Service Unit Annual Strength in Diversity Award
Is given to a Service Unit whose actions have measurably advanced diversity and inclusion within the council community. The Service Unit must have made pluralism (the practice of valuing human life in all its rich diversity) a priority by offering girls and volunteers the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that welcome, appreciate, and respect differences. Download
Recognitions with emphasis on the out-of-doors. The candidates will have served in a leadership role helping girls learn to love, and be comfortable in, the outdoors. The award was named for former Executive Director, Isabel Hawkins. Download
Expressing appreciation for extraordinary individuals is encouraged! It doesn’t take a lot of time to nominate a wonderful volunteer who is helping pave the pathway for girlsThere are 17 different awards that honor the efforts of the various people who extend themselves on behalf of Girl Scouts. Please take a moment to submit your nominations for Volunteer Recognitions here!
Please nominate a volunteer, troop leader, or parent that you know always goes “above and beyond” for girls and Girl Scouts. Download a Recognition Brochure.