Queen’s Guide Award


The Queen’s Guide Award is the highest award members can work toward in guiding. It gives you the chance to develop your own skills while contributing to guiding and your local community at an impressive level! It’s open to members aged 16 to 25 and must be completed within three years or before your 26th birthday, whichever is sooner.

What does it involve?

The award is based on the concepts of personal challenge and participation and is split into five sections: service in guiding, outdoor challenge, personal skill development, community action and residential.

  • Service in guiding – take an active role in guiding at a range of levels.
  • Outdoor challenge – build your teamwork and leadership skills in a glorious outdoor setting. Where you go and what you do is up to you!
  • Personal skill development – start a new skill and develop it, or take an existing skill to a new level for a minimum of 60 hours over 12 months. A personal skill could be anything from ballet to circus skills, or from performing magic tricks to playing a musical instrument.
  • Community action – get more involved with the world around you and gain a greater understanding of it through practical and research projects of your choice.
  • Residential – spend two nights and three days away from home with new people.

Read more about the Queen’s Guide Award – PDF leaflet PDF 2014

Contact you leader in charge for further information or to register for this award.

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