Service Bars & Torch Award
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Service Bars & Torch Award

These awards recognizes Cadettes, Seniors & Ambassadors who act as leaders in their communities by making a difference and practicing the values of the Girl Scout Law. It's also a great way to get involved with a particular cause or organization you care about. 

Cadette
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The Silver Torch Award

Cadettes can earn this award by completing these two steps. Once completed please fill out this form for your leader to purchase your award.

  1. Complete one Cadette Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at your school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For Example, you might serve as a school yearbook editor, on a committee to organize youth events within your faith community, or on an event-planning board at the Girl Scouts. The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or particular role.
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Community Service Bar & Service to Girl Scouting Bar

Cadettes can earn these bars by completing the following requirements. Once completed, please fill out this form.

  1. To earn the Community Service bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing. Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

  2. If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Cadette Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects.

Don't forget to fill out The Community Service Log to keep track

Senior
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The Silver & Gold Torch Award

Seniors can earn this award by completing these two steps. Once completed, please fill out this form for your leader to purchase your award.

  1. Complete one Senior Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at you school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For example, you might serve on a planning committee for graduation, co-teach a youth class at your place of worship, or serve on a Girl Scout board of directors. The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or the particular position you hold..
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Community Service Bar & Service to Girl Scouting Bar

Seniors can earn these bars by completing the following requirements. Once completed, please fill out this form.

  1. To earn a Senior Community Service bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing. Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

  2. If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Senior Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects. 

Don't forget to fill out The Community Service Log to keep track

Ambassador
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The Gold Torch Award

Ambassadors can earn this award by completing these two steps. Once completed, please fill out this form for your leader to purchase your award.

  1. Complete one Ambassador Leadership Journey.
  2. Serve for one full term in a leadership position at your school, place of worship, library, town council, community center, after-school club, or a similar organization. For example, you might serve on a planning committee for graduation, co-teach a youth class at your place of worship, or serve on a Girl Scout board of directors. The length of your service will depend on the term specified by the organization or particular position you hold.
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Community Service Bar & Service to Girl Scouting Bar

Ambassadors can earn these bars by completing the following requirements. Once completed, please fill out this form.

  1. To earn a Ambassador Community Service bar, first choose an organization you'd like to volunteer with. The organization will need to agree to give you instructions about the work you'll be doing. Once you've chosen your organization, complete at least 20 hours of service to earn the bar.

  2. If you choose to volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, you can receive the Senior Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, you might volunteer your time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects. 

Don't forget to fill out The Community Service Log to keep track