Awards and Recognition

Show your Guiders and youth members how valuable they are by nominating them for an award! Awards may be applied for at any time of the year and can be presented at any appropriate event. It is not necessary to wait to the end of a Guiding year or term to recognize achievement.

For more information on provincial awards please contact

Member Awards

Recognizing members is an important way to help them feel valued. and that their efforts have been recognized. Everyone likes to be appreciated!

A full description of and eligibility criteria for national adult awards and recognition is available on Member Zone’s Member Awards page.

  • Unit Guider Appreciation pin- This pin is awarded to all new Unit Guiders to show GGC’s appreciation. It is automatically mailed by national at the end of the Guiding year
  • Gold Thanks Pin
  • Team Award
  • Unit Guider Award- Bronze, Silver or Gold
  • Commissioner/ACL Award
  • Merit Award - Bronze, Silver or Gold
  • Medal of Merit
  • and more

To nominate recipients, visit the GGC Online Application Portal. Nominations will automatically go through the review process, and you will be notified whether the award is approved. Click on help in the top left corner of the portal for step-by-step instructions.

The cost of the above named National awards submitted through the National Awards Portal in 2024 will be covered by GGC. The awards packages will be prepared and mailed out by province. For full details, please see the National Awards Process document.

Provincial Awards 

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Award – criteria coming soon!
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Certificate for Dedicated Services – criteria coming soon!
  • Provincial Trefoil Award Application

Membership Pins

Membership pins are presented annually to youth and adult members recognizing their years of membership in GGC. Pins are available for years one to 15, then in five-year increments (20, 25…). Pins are available from The Girl Guide Store.

50 + years of membership are being recognized by National.

Girl Awards and Recognition

For more information on youth awards please visit our provincial Girl Awards and Recognition page.

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