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Girl Recognition

An important part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is recognizing girls- through awards and scholarship opportunities! Check below for scholarship opportunities as well as opportunities to nominate Girl Scouts in Orange County for the amazing things they do!


Celebrate Leadership 2015

Nominate a Girl Scout for Celebrate Leadership 2016 - due April 22  Levels:  All

Celebrate Leadership is a Girl Scout Council of Orange County annual fundraising event, and we're looking for a few great Girl Scout representatives!  Selected Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to share their Girl Scout story with 400+ community leaders, receive professional speaking training and coaching, participate in a professional photo shoot with an OC community leader and more!  Nominate a girl today using the online Nomination Form (for the nominator), Nominee Form (for the parent/girl) and Reference Form (for two references).  Learn more


Girl Scout Recognition Event video 2015

Tickets Now on Sale for Girl Scouts Celebrate! Recognition Event - June 12

Join us at the Disneyland Hotel for our annual recognition brunch honoring the accomplishments and contributions of our very own Girl Scouts.  Girls and adults will be honored.  More info

Girl Scout Picture Days

RSVP for a Girl Scout Picture Day  Levels:  All

[ Dates Available March - June 2016 ] Join the fun and treasure your Girl Scout memories for years to come!  Live Shoot-1 Photography creates superb portraiture for Girl Scout Daisies just beginning their journey to Ambassadors completing their adventure.  Chronicle the growth and accomplishments in your Girl Scout's life!  View picture products and reserve your troop appointment today! Learn more.

Scholarship Opportunities


Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes - Deadline April 15

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America.  Established in 2001 by author T.A. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment.  The 15 winners each receive $5,000 to be applied to their higher education or to their service project.



Live Más Scholarship - Deadline May 27

The Taco Bell Foundation is looking for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers and will award 220 scholarships to deserving recipients, ranging from $2,500 to $25,000 each.  Applicants must create and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length - short film, animation or just a simple testimonial) that tells the story of your life’s passion.



Search additional scholarships available for Girl Scouts by state on the national website