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Girl Scouts at Home

Girl Scouts at Home provides engaging, family-friendly activities that girls can complete safely at home or outside while social distancing with either no supplies or simple items that you might already have around the house. No matter where you are, every girl can have more fun learning, doing, and growing!​

What Girl Scouts at Home provides your family:

  • Sisterhood, belonging, and relationships
  • Build health and wellness
  • Lead change and make a positive difference in your own community
  • Outdoor experiences and adventures now and in the future

Troop Leaders—we’ve got more trainings and tools for you too, so make sure to check out the Troop Leader Blueprint.


Fun for Everyone

These experiences are fun for all Girl Scouts—no troop necessary, but always troop friendly! Share activities with your troop or jump in on your own and meet other GSNorCal sisters (with parent/caregiver permission, of course). If your Girl Scouts participate in Virtual Summer Camp or one of GSUSA's events, they may even meet girls from another state! Here are some ways for girls and families to stay connected with Girl Scouts. 

Virtual Programs and Events

GSNorCal Virtual Events Calendar

Girl Scouts may not be able to meet in person, but we can all participate in amazing Girl Scout events—online and in real time. Join for a specific event like a Facebook/Instagram Live or a series of Virtual Troop Meetings. You can share activities with your troop or jump in on your own (with parent/caregiver permission, of course) and meet other GSNorCal sisters.  


GSUSA Virtual Events Calendar

From conversations with Girl Scout alums and partners to helpful tips for parents/caregivers and troop leaders, check out GSUSA's Virtual Events Calendar to register for nationwide events or register for a past event to get the recording. With some events, your girl may even meet Girl Scouts from across the United States.

GSNorCal Patch Programs

GSNorCal put together four exclusive fun patches to keep your Girl Scout engaged and entertained! Each challenge earns her a fun patch, available for purchase online or through curbside pick up.

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GSNorCal at Home

One main patch with eight rockers which can be worn alone or combined to show achievements earned at home or virtually this summer. 

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COVID Champion

Empower and protect yourself during this season of uncertainty. Show off your courage, character, and commitment with this main patch and four rockers which can be worn solo or combined. 

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Live the GS Law Challenge

"Being prepared" is more than our motto. Learn and live the Girl Scout words & way and pledge you are a sister to all girls with this activity list and patch challenge

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Summer Activity Challenge

Have fun while building life skills and keeping busy for hours on end. Strive to complete 3 from each category. Complete 18 activities on this list and purchase your fun patch to commemorate your successful season!

Online Communities

Look to connect with other Girl Scouts? Join our online communities for tips, tricks, and chats:

GSNorCal Facebook Communities »
Share ideas, ask questions, and connect with other GSNorCal members on Facebook.  

The Trailhead »
GSNorCal's volunteer support blog for inspiration, ideas, and tried-and-true tips.

We know your Girl Scouts continue to do amazing things every single day. Share your story with us

Family Days at Camp

Sign your family up for a day of outdoor adventures at Bothin (Fairfax), Twin Canyon (Lafayette), or Hidden Falls (Soquel). Get some fresh air, saunter or frolic on the hiking trails, hug a tree, and take a mental break out in nature. Spending time outside together is a great way for families to refresh, recharge, and reconnect with the environment and each other.

Bring a lunch, some snacks, and plenty of water to fuel your fun! GSNorCal Outdoor Adventure Staff will greet you when you arrive with plenty of program supplies and suggestions. You’ll have the chance to try letterboxing, do a craft project, discover natural habitats, and spend 45 minutes on the archery range.

Cost: $45 (Product Program Reward Cards may be used to pay this fee!)

Girl Scout Cookie Program 2021

The 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program is now in progress! As you could have guessed, the Cookie Program looks a little different this year, but don't worry, We've Got This! Visit our Cookie Program Resources webpage for steps on participating! We've got tons of support and ideas to get you started.  

Summer Camp 2021

Summer 2021 will bring safety updates to our summer camp programs. We’ll be welcoming a limited number of campers to Camp Bothin, Camp Hidden Falls and Camp Sugar Pine this summer for modified programming

We are so excited to welcome our campers home to a tight-knit community of friendship & sisterhood. This year, sessions are focused on classic camp experiences, sisterhood and community, and girls having voice and choice in their experience. 


Program Ideas and Adaptations by Grade Level

The world can be confusing and stressful, but Girl Scouts have always been known for facing new and even sometimes overwhelming challenges with optimism and creativity. There’s no need to have experience with the types of activities your girl chooses—at Girl Scouts, both girls and adult leaders learn by trying new things, discovering new skills and interests along the way. Whether your girl is an individually registered Juliette or part of a troop, we're here to help you keep Girl Scouts going!

Daisies (Grades K-1)

Girl Scout Daisies is the first level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades K-1.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Daisies: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Daisies: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Daisies and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 
Brownies (Grades 2-3)

Girl Scout Brownies is the second level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 2-3.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Brownies: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Brownies: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Brownies and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 
Juniors (Grades 4-5)

Girl Scout Juniors is the third level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 4-5.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Juniors: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Juniors: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Juniors and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 
Cadettes (Grades 6-8)

Girl Scout Cadettes is the fourth level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 6-8.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Cadettes: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Cadettes: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Cadettes and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 
Seniors (Grades 9-10)

Girl Scout Seniors is the fifth level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 9-10.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Seniors: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Seniors: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Seniors and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 
Ambassadors (Grades 11-12)

Girl Scout Ambassadors is the sixth level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 11-12.

  • Program Ideas and Adaptations for Ambassadors: Whether your girl is seeking individual fun or virtual troop activities, check out our Troop Leader Blueprint webpage for how-to guides and modified badge resources.
  • Activities for Ambassadors: Videos and activities from GSUSA designed to give your girl ideas for adapting badge steps in a virtual environment.
  • Award and Badge Explorer: Browse all the badges and awards available to Ambassadors and find out how to obtain the requirements to earn. 

Additional Resources

Girl Scouts isn’t just here for your girl, we’re here to support you as a family. Lots of things are hard these days, and families everywhere are feeling the stress. Beyond doing everything in your power to keep your loved ones healthy, there’s so much day-to-day stuff that can go sideways in a moment’s notice. 

Through Raising Awesome Girls, we’re helping parents and caregivers like you navigate today’s unique challenges and find family friendly solutions to problems we’ve never seen before. Whether you’re looking for advice on how to teach your girl about protecting herself online as she spends more time in the virtual world or are concerned about her general emotional wellness and resiliency, we’ve got you.

Talking to Your Girls about COVID-19

As the largest leadership development organization for girls in the United States, we're proud to be a thought leader for all parents raising up the next generation of girls and young women. Here are some resources to help you navigating the sensitive issues around COVID-19.  

COVID Guidelines

Stay up-to-date on the requirements for your county as well as updates and guidelines to returning to safe troop activities by checking GSNorCal's Coronavirus Updates regularly.

GSNorCal COVID-19 Guidelines and Checklists:


In these unusual times, your Girl Scout membership is more valuable than ever before. Renew your membership for just $40 for another year of support, sisterhood, and fun with your troop, your family, and Girl Scout community.