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Life Saving Award

Lifesaving Awards have been a part of Girl Scouts since Girl Scouting began in the United States in 1912. These awards recognize Girl Scouts from 5 - 17 years of age, where evidence presented in accordance with prescribed regulations show that she saved or attempted to save a life under circumstances that indicate heroism.


Lifesaving Bronze Cross
is given for saving a life or attempting to save a life with risk to the candidate’s own life.  
 


Lifesaving Medal of Honor
is given for saving a life or attempting to save a life without risk to the candidate’s own life.


Contact your regional office for more information on these Lifesaving Awards.