Adult Recognition President's Award Submission


The President’s Award—Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. has recommended this special award to recognize a service unit for moving its assigned area towards the council’s goals and objectives during the fiscal year.


  1. Each member of the service unit has taken orientation or training appropriate for the position held. (attach roster) 
  2. Each member of the service unit is a registered Girl Scout. (attach roster)     
  3. Delivery of Girl Scout program is effective, resulting in the retention of 75% or more of troop/group leadership. (attach documentation). 
  4. Overall girl membership for the service unit has reached or surpassed the goal. (attach membership report)
  5. Administrative support volunteers reflect the diversity of the area
  6. The unit has evidence of maintaining contacts in the community (e.g., scheduled talks to civic groups, sponsoring agreements, community profile updates).
  7. Reports required by the council have been submitted on time.
  8. The administrative team maintains ongoing communications with each troop/group and liaison for individually registered girls in its jurisdiction.



All nominations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. November 15th


  1. The nomination form is to be submitted by the service unit seeking the President’s Award. 
  2. The members of the service unit must complete all requirements to be considered for the President’s Award.
  3. The nomination form must be verified and signed by a volunteer from the service team and verified by a membership staff member. The completed nomination form must be submitted to the awards screening task group and received by 5:00 p.m. November 15th.
  4. Information used for documentation for the President’s Award is based on Girl Scout year end information, September 30th.
  5. Nominations are reviewed by the awards screening task group.
  6. Receives final approval from the Board Chair

Submitter's Information

Service Unit Information


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