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Teen Service Awards

The awards listed below have no Council oversight at this time; girls do not need to consult with Council staff before pursuing and earning the award. Learn more about:

Cadette Service Awards

The Silver Torch Award: This award recognizes Cadettes who act as leaders in their communities. Do these two steps to earn the award:

  1. Complete one Cadette Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at your school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For Example, you might serve as a school yearbook editor, on a committee to organize youth events within your faith community, or on an event-planning board at the Girl Scouts. The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or particular role.

Cadette Community Service bar: When you earn the Cadette Community Service bar, you are making a difference in your community - and practicing the values of the Girl Scout Law. It's also a great way to get involved with a particular cause you care about.
To earn the bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing. Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

Cadette Service to Girl Scouting bar: If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Cadette Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects.


Senior Service Awards

The Silver and Gold Torch award: This award recognizes a Senior who acts as a leader in her community. To ear the award, do these two things.

  1. Complete on Senior Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at you school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For example, you might serve on a planning committee for graduation, co-teach a youth class at your place of worship, or serve on a Girl Scout board of directors.  The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or the particular position you hold.

Senior Community Service Bar: When you earn a Senior Community Service bar, you are making a difference in your community - and practicing the values of the Girl Scout Law. It's also a great way to get involved with a cause you care about.
To earn a Senior Community Service bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing. Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

Senior Service to Girl Scouting bar: If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Senior Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects.


Ambassador Service Awards

The Gold Torch Award: This award recognizes Ambassador who acts as a leader in her communities. Do these two steps to earn the award:

  1. Complete one Ambassador Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at your school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For example, you might serve on a planning committee for graduation, co-teach a youth class at your place of worship, or serve on a Girl Scout board of directors. The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or particular position you hold.

Ambassador Community Service bar: When you earn the Ambassador Community Service bar, you are making a difference in your community - and practicing the values of the Girl Scout Promise and Law. It's also a great way to get involved with a particular cause you care about.
To earn the bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing.  Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

Ambassador Service to Girl Scouting bar: If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Ambassador Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects.

Information about each award is also available in the Girl's Guides to Girl Scouting.

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