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Community Service Programs

Honor Troops in the Spotlight
Honor Troops have the opportunity to represent the Council throughout the year while volunteering for special events or activities. This may include serving as color guard or hostess for an important public meeting or promoting Girl Scouts on TV.

April Showers
April Showers reflects Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri's dedication to the community. This extraordinary program launched in 1998 and has since met a need unknown to many community leaders and citizens.
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Seasons of Giving
Community service is an integral part of being a Girl Scout that provides girls with the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills and practice teamwork as well as empowering girls to make changes in the community. 
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Awards

President’s Volunteer Service Award
This award is issued on behalf of the President of the United States to encourage all Americans to improve their communities through volunteer service and civic participation. The award is given to families, individuals and both girl and adult groups that have demonstrated outstanding efforts over a 12-month period. Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is a certifying organization for this award.
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The Congressional Award
This is awarded by the U.S. Congress and is open to all 14-23 year olds. Participants can earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and medals. The award honors girls for achieving their own challenging goals.
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Young Achievers and Leaders of Tomorrow
Sponsored by the International Leadership Network, these awards honor students in grades 5-10 for Young Achievers and grade 11 for Leaders of Tomorrow. Students are nominated based on criteria such as academic performance, leadership abilities, being a positive role model, etc.
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