Awards for all branches

Awards for Guides

  • Lady Baden-Powell Award
    This award provides girls with the opportunity to learn more about Girl Guides and gain a deeper understanding of the sisterhood of Guiding. The Lady Baden-Powell award is the highest award girls can earn in the Guides program.

    Due to the addition of a new Program Area in the 2019-2020 Guiding, year, Guides will use two sets of Lady Baden-Powell requirements for this Guiding year in order to ensure that 3rd year Guides  are not disadvantaged by this change. For the 2019-2020 Guiding year only:

    1st and 2nd year Guides: Lady Baden-Powell Award Requirements (PDF)
    3rd year Guides: Lady-Baden Powell Award Requirements (PDF)

The Guide Camping Awards can be earned as Guides learn about and experience camping. Beginning with the Camp Out Award and culminating in the Experienced Camper Award, Guides build skills and experience one of the most exciting and loved parts of Guiding.

  • Camp Out Award
    The requirements for this award may be completed in a residential camp-out setting in a backyard or in a tent at a campsite.
  • Basic Camper Award
    This award may be earned at an overnight, weekend or a multi-night camp. One camp will consist of two consecutive nights. Camping should be done in tents.
  • Experienced Camper Award
    Camping for this award will be done in tents. You will spend at least four nights in a tents and the requirements will often be completed at more than one camp.

Awards for Pathfinders

  • Community Service Award (PDF)
    The Community Service Award is an opportunity for girls to find out what’s going on in their community and learn how they can make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Citizenship Certificate (PDF)
    Earning the Citizenship Certificate demonstrates that Pathfinders actively care about Canada and the people around them.
  • Canada Cord
    The Canada Cord encourages girls to meet new people, learn more about themselves and their abilities, and puts their leadership skills into action. It is the highest award a Pathfinder can achieve.

    Due to the addition of a new Program Area in the 2019-2020 Guiding, year, Pathfinders will use two sets of Canada Cord requirements for this Guiding year in order to ensure that 3rd year Pathfinders  are not disadvantaged by this change. For the 2019-2020 Guiding year only:

    1st and 2nd year Pathfinders: Canada Cord Requirements (PDF)
    3rd year Pathfinders: Canada Cord Requirements (PDF)

Awards for Rangers

  • Ranger Service Project (PDF)
    The Ranger Service Project is designed to help girls use their skills, creativity, and feelings to make a positive contribution to their community.
  • Cookie Campaign Challenge (PDF)
    This challenge is designed to support girls in developing skills in event planning, money management, communications, public speaking and customer service.
  • Trailblazer Leadership Award (Bronze, Silver, Gold) (formerly the Chief Commissioner Award)
    This prestigious award is the culmination of a Ranger’s work as a girl member. The award recognizes a girl’s outstanding achievement and her commitment to the Vision, Mission and Values of Girl Guides of Canada. The Trailblazer Leadership Award is the highest award a Ranger can earn.

    Due to the addition of a new Program Area in the 2019-2020 Guiding, year, Rangers will use two sets of Trailblazer Leadership Award requirements for this Guiding year in order to ensure that 3rd year Rangers are not disadvantaged by this change. For the 2019-2020 Guiding year only:

    1st and 2nd year Rangers: Trailblazer Leadership Award (Bronze, Silver, Gold) Requirements (PDF)
    3rd year Rangers: Trailblazer Leadership Award (Bronze, Silver, Gold) Requirements (PDF)

Non-GGC Awards

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  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
  • The Commonwealth Award

For awards in your province please visit your provincial website.