Girlguiding awards recognise members and volunteers for excellent or a longstanding service. If you’re in guiding and you know someone who’s made a real difference, why not put them forward? Find out more and download nomination forms on The Guiding Manual.

If one of the girls in your unit is going for the Queen’s Guide award, then you’ll need Girlguiding Scotland’s Queen’s Guide award registration form.

Girlguiding Scotland awards

Scottish Chief Commissioner’s award and Scottish Chief Commissioner’s Thistle award

There are additional Girlguiding Scotland awards including the Scottish Chief Commissioner’s award and the Scottish Chief Commissioner’s Thistle award.

Young members under the age of 19 who have demonstrated outstanding bravery overcome personal challenges or were responsible during a specific incident are eligible for the Thistle award.


The Scottish Chief Commissioner’s award is for members aged 19+ who have made an outstanding contribution to Scottish guiding; for meritorious conduct or for outstanding service in the face of adversity!

If you have someone in mind for either of these awards, download the nomination form today!

Girlguiding Scotland Growing Guiding award

This new award is for Girlguiding Scotland volunteers who have helped us achieve our access goals by making a difference in their local community.

Helping more girls and adults from across Scotland to access the benefits of guiding is key to Girlguiding Scotland’s strategy for 2019-2021.

Our ACCESS goals are:

  • Every girls and young woman who wants to join guiding in Scotland will have the opportunity to do so
  • Girls and adults from diverse backgrounds and communities across Scotland will want to join guiding
  • Every adult volunteer will receive a warm welcome and an induction specific to their role

All you have to do is complete the nomination form!