Thanks & Recognition Awards

County Commissioner’s Commendation

This award is given to members who have made a significant contribution and commitment to local guiding. Nominations can be made by Leaders or Commissioners.

CC Commendation Award Nomination Form

Thanks Badge

The Thanks Badge is given to either a member or non-member of Girlguiding as a sign of appreciation for their support. Any member of Girlguiding may present a Thanks Badge after discussion with a Leader or Commissioner.  A Thanks Badge may only be given to a member of the Trefoil Guild if they have given service specifically to Girlguiding.

Good Service Award

The Good Service Brooch may be given to an adult who is a member of Girlguiding, for excellent service to guiding.

Good Service Award Nomination Form

Long Service Awards

Any adult member who volunteers regularly, irrespective of role, gender or age, is eligible for a Long Service Award


The Guiding Star

The Guiding Star may be given to any member of Girlguiding (up to their 26th birthday) who has displayed exceptional courage or has shown great initiative or responsibility at an incident.

The Laurel Award

The  Laurel Award is a Girlguiding award given in recognition of outstanding service to guiding. It may be given to an active adult member of Girlguiding or one of the Branch Associations.

The Silver Fish

The Silver Fish is Girlguiding highest award. It is given in recognition of outstanding and distinguished service and an exceptional contribution to a wide section of Girlguiding, including international guiding either in the UK or abroad.

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