Girl Scout Leader’s Appreciation Day

Leader Day 2015 patchIt’s time to celebrate our volunteers!
National Volunteer Month: April
National Volunteer Week: April 10-16

GS Leader’s Day: April 22
Thank you for creating a supportive environment that encourages successful futures for all girls!

Girl Scout Leader Appreciation Day is a day of appreciation for adult volunteers in Girl Scouting held on April 22 every year. Girl Scouts is an outstanding leadership organization for girls due to the exceptional effort put forward by our volunteers. Join us in celebrating all our wonderful adult volunteers during National Volunteer Month and as we give a special shout out to Girl Scout Leaders on Leader Appreciation Day.


Leader Day Celebrations
For Girl Scout Communities: Lawn Signs + Thankful Stickers
Please contact your Volunteer Services Manager for the details on obtaining these items.

GSVSC Leader Day Lawn Sign


Coloring Winners
First Place: Laura P., Cadette Girl Scout, Troop 238, Patrick County
Girl Scout Leader: Renea Payne, Ferrum

Laura’s artwork appears on our Thankful Stickers.
Laura Payne_Coloring 1st Place (640x286)


Second Place: Jenna A., Junior Girl Scout, Troop 1077, Wythe County
Girl Scout Leader: Christa Vaughn, Austinville

Jenna Aldred_Coloring 2nd Place (640x291)


Quote Winners
First Place: Virginia W., Cadette Girl Scout, Troop 1077, Wythe County
Girl Scout Leader: Marsha Lawson, Austinville

“She is not just a leader, but she is also a friend you can trust.”
Virginia Worrell_Quote 1st Place (640x282)


Second Place: Alexis Grace A., Daisy Girl Scout, Troop 825, Roanoke Valley
Girl Scout Leader: Laura Collins, Roanoke

“She is helping us become good leaders, learn new things, and watches out for us.”
Alexis Grace Andrews_Quote 2nd Place (640x292)


Show them a little extra appreciation with shout-outs on Facebook and Twitter during this very special week. Don’t forget to tag @girlscouts and use the hashtag #NVW16!


22 Ways To Say Thanks Idea Sheet
A Great Girl Scout Leader Lives Here” Flyer
A Great Girl Scout Leader Drives this Car” Flyer
A Great Girl Scout Leader Works Here” Flyer
You are an Amazing Girl Scout Leader Postcard (for GS Communities to mail to leaders)
Kids Color-in Leader Appreciation Day Postcards
Leader-Day Letter-to-Editor


Would you like GSVSC to print these for your GS community (service unit)?
Contact our marketing team at or 540-777-5130 and please include the following info with your order. This is a free service to our Virginia Skyline Council’s Girl Scout communities.


+ Name & GS Community (Service Unit)
+ Date Needed By
+ Mailing Address or Pickup at Council HQ or Skyline Shop (in Roanoke)
+ Flyer/Postcards Wanted + Total Quantity(ies)


Skyline Star Leader Award
Receive recognition as a leader or co-leader for the great work you do for your Girl Scouts! The Skyline Star Leader Award recognizes a troop leader for completion of requirements for membership and leadership. The recipient will be listed in the council’s permanent files and will receive a lapel pin and attractive certificate signed by our council president as well as the CEO of Virginia Skyline. The Skyline Star Leader Award can be given at any time; there is no deadline for nominations. Urge your fellow leaders to complete an application with the necessary information today!
Leader Day Patch 2016
Gifts for your loveable leader @ the Girl Scout Shop
NEW Girl Scout Leader’s Day patches!
Leader Day Gift Ideas


Your TOP 10 Words of Appreciation
10. “Thank you for changing the world for girls. You make Girl Scouting possible.”
9. “Your expertise, skills, time & love for our girls is appreciated.”
8. “Thanks for sharing your time, energy & love with our troop.”
7. “You’re a ‘she-ro!’”
6. “You had a wonderful impact.”
5. “You’re the heart of our troop.”
4. “Thanks from the heart.”
3. “We couldn’t have done it without you!”
2. “You’re the greatest!!”
1. “Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”



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