The most prestigious of the three, the GSUSA awards honor volunteers
who have had such a significant impact that no other award would be
appropriate. The volunteers who have made significant impact
throughout the council and meeting council goals are honored in this
category. Find forms and details in the Adult
Volunteer of Excellence
Recognizes volunteers who have
contributed outstanding service while partnering directly with girls
in any pathway to implement the Girl Scout Leadership Experience
(GSLE) 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.
Recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support of
delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). This service,
which had measurable impact on one service area, helps the council
reach and surpass its mission-delivery goals for that area.
Recognizes an individual’s exemplary service in support
of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), which has
had measurable impact on two or more service areas, allowing the
council to reach and surpass its mission delivery goals.
Honors an individual whose ongoing commitment, leadership, and
service have had an exceptional, measurable impact on meeting
mission-delivery goals and priorities of the entire council or the
entire Girl Scout movement.
Thanks Badge II
Honors a previous Thanks Badge recipient who has continued to
provide exemplary service in a leadership role, resulting in a
measurable impact that benefits the entire Girl Scout Movement.
Recognizes the efforts of a Service Unit whose exemplary
service in support of delivering the Girl Scout Leadership Experience
(GSLE) surpassed team goals and resulted in significant, measurable
impact toward reaching the council’s overall goals. Contact your local
support staff for more information.
Juliette Gordon Low World Friendship Medal
Awarded to individuals and councils who have
enriched and leveraged the global understanding of Girl Guiding and
Girl Scouting to grow responsible global citizens. This prestigious
national award is approved by the Girl Scouts of the USA National
Board of Directors.