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Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards
Girl Scouts highest awards for the appropriate grade levels, these honors are a leadership adventure, as girls identify an issue they care about and explore their communities and their world.

Tournament Troop
The Tournament Troop is made up of GSGLA Senior and Ambassador Gold Award Girl Scouts (and area Eagle Scouts) assembled to march in the Tournament of Roses Parade and welcome the world to Pasadena on New Year's Day.

Program Aide Program
The Program Aide Program allows Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts who have completed 6th grade to work with younger girls under the supervision of an adult leader.

Outdoor Skills Encampment!
This event is a 2-night tent-camping event where girls can learn skills such as: compass & trail signs, knots & lashing, knife safety, first aid and fire building. The event takes place in the spring (April-May).

Ten-Year Pin
The Ten-Year Pin is awarded to girls who have been registered Girl Scouts for at least 10 years. The years of membership do not need to be continuous. This pin may be awarded only once.

Senior/Ambassador Girl Scout Troop Assistant Leader-in-Training, and Senior Girl Scout Troop Assistant are programs available to Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts to prepare them for leadership positions on the troop level. Both trainings require girls to attend a training class provided by the council and perform an internship.

Counselor-in-Training I and II (CIT)
CIT teaches girls to better understand Girl Scout practices and principles related to camping and outdoor education and provides the experience of working with younger girls. This leadership opportunity is available only to Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts. All CIT I & II programs take place at our council’s resident camp facilities.

Community Service Bars
The Ambassador, Senior, and Cadette Girl Scout Community Service Bars allow girls to work with other organizations. The Community Service Bar for Contributions to Girl Scouting is offered to girls who volunteer in a Girl Scout organization. Each pin requires a minimum of four training hours and 25 volunteer hours. The hours used for these recognitions may not be applied to any other recognitions.