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Badges & Awards


Additional Award Resources


Badges and Journeys

Iconic to the Girl Scout image are the badgesJourneys, and awards that each girl places on her sash and vest.

Highest Awards

Girl Scouts’ highest awards, the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, are the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn and are awarded to girls who display leadership while engaging in projects that benefit their communities.

Also a given: as you earn one of Girl Scouting’s highest awards, you’ll change your corner of the world—and maybe even beyond. The possibilities are endless.


Download GSNorCal's Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Comparison Chart and learn the progression of each Girl Scout Highest Award.

Additional Awards

Girls can earn all kinds of additional awards in Girl Scouting! From the National Gold Award Girl Scout honor to the Bronze Cross and even the Leadership Torch, there are so many ways to show off your skills and achievements in Girl Scouts.