There are a number of different awards that can be gained by an adult volunteer. These range from national honours to County Certificates and Badges. In Shropshire we have 2 awards

  • Shropshire Good Guiding Award
  • County Thanks Certificate

These can be nominated for by any active member using the nomination form.

Chief Commissioner Award

Recent award presentations for Chief Commissioners Award – December 2018 held at Barton Marina, Barton Under Needwood. Pictured receiving their awards from the Region Commissioner, Abi Salter, are (from left to right) Pat Williams, Mary Howard and Lisa Franklin. The fourth award recipient, Jo Lutner was unable to attend and this will be presented at County Day.This award is presented by the Chief Commissioner in recognition of outstanding services to Guiding at a local level. Congratulations to all our reward recipients for this year.

As a County we can nominate 4 people for the award each year.

County Thanks Certificate

This certificate is awarded to any member of Girlguiding Shropshire to say thank you. This could be for a project or a specific event. It is not a length of service award. Anyone can nominate for the award and the application form should be signed by the appointing Commissioner.

The project or specific event may be at any level.

Shropshire Good Guiding Award

This award in the form of a brooch can be given to a member or non member of Girlguiding Shropshire for showing exceptional service at a local level. Application form should be signed by appointing commissioner and County Commissioner but nominations can be received from anyone inside or outside of Girlguiding. The individual should hold an appointment at a local level.

The application should demonstrate;

  • How the individual has given exceptional service at a local level
  • How the individual has acted in the spirit of good guiding

This award is not for length of service.

Awards will be presented twice yearly.

Queen's Guide Award

The Queen’s Guide Award is the highest award you can work towards as a member of Girlguiding. It’s available to those aged 16-25 and must be completed within three years from the start date or before your 26th birthday, whichever is soonest.

Our County Queen’s Guide Co-Ordinator is Megan Phillips.

Megan can be contacted on

 If you’re interested in starting your Queen’s Guide Award or would like some information on it please contact Megan. She will arrange to meet with you, contact your mentor for the award, or help find one if you don’t have one in mind, and help you to prepare a plan for your award.