Bursaries and Awards


The Area Awards Committee or sub-Committee appointed by them, serves as a selection Committee related to the following Bursaries: Please note that information and applications forms will be sent to all District Commissioners and Ranger Contact Guiders.

Recipients and applicants will be notified of the results after selections.

The Pacific Shores Area Bursary:

2017 application deadline March 15, 2017 (mailing address listed on forms)

  • This bursary has been established by Pacific Shores Area to recognize the contributions of its active girl members. It offers financial assistance at the time of their High School graduation to assist in furthering their post secondary education/training in a field that will enhance the life of the recipient.
  • Successful applicants will receive a $500 Pacific Shores Area bursary certificate
  • Note: additional information,  application, questions, please contact Area Awards Adviser Lee-Ann Knight at 250 756-3856 or via site contact form

Bursary Application 2017 (PDF Version)

Bursary Application 2017 (DOC Version)

*****Last Bastion Trefoil Guild 2017 Bursary*****

Eligibility: Graduating Rangers in Hurford, Nanaimo Piper, Nanaimo Arbutus Districts of Pacific Shores Area.  Ranger Guiders and Commissioners in these districts will be emailed a copy of the application form to forward to eligible Rangers.

Application Deadline: NEW DEADLINE IS MARCH 17, 2017

For more information contact Kathy Brown via the site contact form.

Youth Awards Information

Specific Awards achievable by Youth Members: Girl program awards (PDF)

High School Credits (P,R)

Take proof of Guiding membership to your School Counsellor

Canada Cord Certificate

Canada Cord Certificate Request Form (PDF)

Chief Commissioner's Gold Award Certificate

There are 3 levels of the Chief Commissioner's Award. The Bronze and Silver level certificates can be ordered via e-commerce. In B.C. we have a different Gold level certificate procedure.

Please use the Chief Commissioner gold certificate request form. This form must be completed by the contact Guider and signed by the Area Commissioner before it is forwarded on to B.C. Guide House.

The award certificate will then be processed: iMIS input done and award certificate sent with a presentation folder to the name listed on the form for presentation and the contact Guider will need to purchase the pin from e-commerce Guide Store.

Each January, the names of girls who have earned their CCGA in previous year will be put on an invitation list for the official ceremony at Government House in Victoria usually held some time in May.