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Adult Recognition Award Program

GSGLA volunteers are the heartbeat and the core of our organization. Quite literally, Girl Scouting would not exist without the dedication and talents of our volunteers. We couldn’t serve the girls without you, and the untold hours of time that you give define our excellence as a council. In Girl Scouting, we want to recognize and celebrate our volunteers and their service.

GSGLA holds a Volunteer Recognition Ceremony each spring to honor our outstanding volunteers. Volunteers are nominated for prestigious Girl Scout awards and recognitions. For questions regarding nominations or the event, contact

AMVR 2013

2014-2015 GSGLA Adult Recognition

Nominations are now closed. The deadline was Jan. 9, 2015.

How to write a Letter of Endorsement/Sample Endorsement Letters

For descriptions of each award, download the GSGLA Adult Recognition Handbook.

National and Council Level Awards Application

2014-15 President's Award Handbook

2014-15 President's Award Application

Leader Achievement Awards

Service Unit Awards

Download the presentation in a PDF version without audio here.

Due Dates: Always check the handbook for the specific dates for the award you are considering. In general, the awards, which are presented at the council award event, must be received at a service center by the second Friday in January. Other awards may have due dates established by the service unit. If a pin or patch needs to be ordered through the council, then the order needs 30 days to be processed and delivered.

Recognize Volunteers Throughout the Year

 Volunteer Appreciation Weeks

Individual Award and Certificate Templates

Appreciation Award

Community Service Award

Community Image Award

Volunteer of Excellence