Leaders come in all shapes and sizes! At Girl Scouts, you have lots of opportunities to hone your leadership skills.
Global Girl Scouting
- Global Action Award | Daisy-Ambassador Girl Scouts
To earn your Global Action Award, you'll learn about global issues that impact girls, young women and their communities. Discover yourself and your values, connect with other girls and the global community and take action to improve the world. Check out the requirements to complete a Global Action Award with your troop!
Teen Mentoring Awards
Leader In Action Award | Cadette Girl Scouts
As a Leader in Action, you'll share your skills, test your knowledge and trying out new leadership roles! For the girls being mentored, it means a chance to be with and learn from teens – some of their favorite people! Information on earning the Leader in Action Award can be found in the adult guide for each Cadette journey:
- It’s Your Planet, Love it
- It’s Your World, Change it
- It’s Your Story, Tell it
- Program Aide Award | Cadette Girl Scouts
The Program Aide experience is the largest teen leadership program for girls in Girl Scouts of Western Washington. As a Program Aide, you're a role model for younger girls! To earn your Program Aide Award, start by earning your Leader in Action Award. Next, complete the Program Aide Core Leadership Workshop. Finally, work with younger Girl Scouts over six activity sessions. To check out upcoming workshops, search for "Program Aide Workshop" on our calendar!
- Counselor-in-Training Award | Senior-Ambassador Girl Scouts
Perfect your leadership skills and have a blast at Girl Scout camp! This fun and challenging three-part leadership course is for young women interested in leading girls in the great outdoors. Learn more about leadership experiences at Girl Scout camp.
- Volunteer-in-Training Award | Senior-Ambassador Girl Scouts
Want to mentor Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors or Cadettes? In this 3-6 month program, you'll help lead a group of younger Girl Scouts. To achieve this award, start by finding a Girl Scout troop to work with. Next, complete a Volunteer-in-Training leadership workshop. Finally, create and implement a program lasting four or more sessions, using the resources from Journeys or the Girls Guide to Girl Scouting. To check out upcoming workshops, search for "Volunteer-In-Training" on our calendar!
The Torch Award | Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts
Are you a leader in your community? To earn your Torch Award, first complete a Leadership Journey. Then, serve for one full term in a leadership position at your school, town council, community center, after-school club or a similar organization.
Community Service Bar | Cadette, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts
If you're a community service rock star, this service bar is for you! Start by choosing an organization you'd like to volunteer with and submitting this form
for approval to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Once your chosen organization has been approved, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn your bar!