Awards

Awards and Recognition

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Alberta Council Scholarships


Information on Alberta Council scholarships may be found on our Scholarships page.


National GGC Scholarships

For information on scholarships sponsored by the Girl Guides of Canada National Scholarship program, visit the GGC National Website.


Lady Baden-Powell Award for Guides

The Lady Baden-Powell Award is the highest award that a Guide can earn.  It involves completing the Guide Program as well as extra initiative in the areas of Community Service, Volunteering, while learning about the life and work of our World Chief Guide, Lady Olave Baden-Powell.  The Award is a pin in the shape of the Guide uniform hat that Lady B-P almost always wore.



The Lady Baden-Powell Award Booklet PDF
The Lady-Baden-Powell Award Certificate PDF


The Canada Cord

The Canada Cord is the highest award that a Pathfinder can earn.  The requirements include completing the Pathfinder Program as well as extra initiative in the areas of Community Service, Volunteering, and specific hours spent in developing Leadership or Camping skills.  The Award is a pin that is worn on a red ribbon around the neck to ceremonial occasions, the pin itself may also be worn on the Pathfinder or Ranger Pin Tab.



Thanks to BC Girl Guides Council for sharing their Canada Cord resources!

BC Girl Guides Canada Cord Resource and Tracking Booklet (single sided) PDF
BC Girl Guides Canada Cord Resource and Tracking Booklet (double-sided) PDF


Chief Commissioner's Awards

As Rangers work to complete the Ranger Program, they may earn the Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels of the Chief Commissioner's Award.  Each award is a pin, the Ranger Program book You Lead the Way notes the specific requirements for each award level.




External Awards


    Emerald Foundation - If you set a positive environmental example or know of an organization or individual who does, be sure to take this opportunity to share these success stories with others - submit a nomination for an Emerald Award today. The Emerald Awards recognize excellence in preserving, protecting, enhancing and sustaining our environment in 12 different categories. Judges look at the positive, tangible and long-term impact of projects as well as, where appropriate, efforts that reflect collaborative approaches. Use the link to check for deadline.

    Government of Alberta Great Kids Award -  a Government of Alberta awards program that recognizes the outstanding contributions of children and youth at home, at school and in the community. Great Kids are a diverse group of children and youth between the ages of 5 and 18 who demonstrate determination, generosity, compassion, courage and a strong spirit. Use the link to check for deadline.
 
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