Adult Award Nominations


Formal adult awards recognize exemplary service that goes above and beyond what is expected in a volunteer role. You may know a volunteer who does exceptional work and are encouraged to acknowledge outstanding service by submitting a nomination for a board approved award. Nominations can be submitted by parents, girls, or peers. Nomination deadline is […]

Volunteer Recognized for Lifetime of Service


When GSRV Development Officer, Steve Sanders arrived in Cannon Falls to meet with Colleen Schultz, he came bearing gifts. To the surprise of Colleen, she was presented with a letter of appreciation, a 60-year pin as a lifetime member, and of course, boxes of cookies. Surrounded by friends and a reporter from the Cannon Valley […]

Share Your Troop Experience


The Girl Scouts River Valleys Training team is building a library of online resources to support volunteers. If you are a troop leader, we would love your help in gathering media to create content for the following: Flag ceremony – Record your troop showcasing this beloved ceremony. Girl Scout songs – Record your troop singing […]

Celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week at the Shop


Volunteers, join us at any Girl Scouts River Valleys council shop for free gifts, a discount, and fun events during Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21–25. While you’re there, learn about new programs, and check out resources for Early Registration, bridging, award ceremonies, and planning your year. Stop in for… A free River Valleys tote, box […]

The Troop Support Team Is Here For You


Are you a volunteer with a question about Journey Awards, council-sponsored events, or Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards? Troop Support Specialists have you covered. They’re available to talk you through topics ranging from troop planning and STEM activities, to Cookies and Summer Camp. Here is what volunteers are saying about the new Troop […]