Girls' Brigade Northern Ireland, GBNI

Attendance Awards

The Girls' Brigade annual session must be at least 26 weeks duration. To gain an attendance award the following is required:

  • Explorers (from age 3)
    A total of 19 attendances at company meetings of Explorers including worship/spiritual session

  • Juniors, Seniors, Brigaders & Associates
    A total of 22 attendances at company meetings, including company Bible class.

  • Officers, Captains & Reserves
    A total of 22 attendances at company meetings and attendance at Sunday worship (with consideration for those who are required to work on Sundays, particularly essential services)

Attendance Awards

Attendance awards are given to girls for 1 - 15 years attendance. After 18 years of age members who are not commissioned Officers are called Associate members and are eligible to receive attendance awards for 16 - 25 years service.

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Officers' Service Awards

For Captains and Officers: Awards are worn on the pocket band of ceremonial uniform and are as follows:

  • 5 years
  • 10 years
  • 15 years
  • 20 years
  • 25 years
  • 30 years
  • 35 years
  • 40 years
  • 45 years
  • 50 years

Captains and Officers may wear their Company Attendance Award until awarded 5 year Officer Brooch. An officer who has not come up through the Company will not receive or wear an attendance award until the 5 year Officer Award is gained. Service awards can be continued after a break from Brigade.


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