The Laurel Award

For adult members of Girlguiding or one of the branch associations.

Award criteria


  • Guiding experience – the member should have held a number and variety of roles within their District/Division/County or beyond. Within these roles the member should have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and have been an effective team member.


  • Impact – the member should have made a significant contribution to supporting and  developing guiding for both girls and adults.


  • Personal attributes – the member should be a person who is respected by their guiding peers, ‘stands out’ and has made a significant difference to guiding.


Guidelines for making an application can be found here.