Badges, Journeys, & Awards | Girl Scouts

Badges, Journeys, & Awards

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Discover New Interests

Earning badges is a great way to try a new skill or get better at one you love.

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Explore a Journey

Girl Scout Journeys give you the chance to dig into an interest and learn even more. Find your next one to earn.

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Girls can learn what their faith and Girl Scouting have in common through earning faith-based awards, including the My Promise, My Faith pin and Religious Recognitions. You can earn the My Promise, My Faith pin once a year, every year you are in Girl Scouts. 

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Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Community Service Bars are earned by making a difference in the community and practicing Girl Scout values by volunteering at least 20 hours for an organization. Before starting, you should complete and submit the Community Service Bar Application. Once approved, you should record all the hours you volunteer to share with your Troop Leader, who can purchase the Community Service Bar once you complete it. Learn more in  The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

Cadette, Senior, Ambassador

Service to Girl Scouting Bars are earned by volunteering at least 20 hours for the Girl Scouts. You might volunteer your time for a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for your council or service unit, or help with special projects. You should record all the hours you volunteer to share with your Troop Leader, who can purchase the Service to Girl Scouting Bar once you complete.

All Grade Levels

The Journey Summit Award Pin is earned by girls who have completed three National Leadership Journeys at their grade level. The colored border around each pin corresponds to their grade level. This award can be earned by girls in all program levels: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador. This is the highest award that a Girl Scout Daisy and a Girl Scout Brownie can earn.

All Grade Levels

Safety Awards are earned by following a five-step process for being safe, tailored for each grade level.  Find your grade level's steps in  The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

Cadette

This award is earned by earning a Leader in Award (LiA) badge, and assisting younger girls by sharing your skills, passion, and experience over the course of six activity sessions. Learn more in the  Program Aide Girl Workbook

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All Grade Levels

The Girl Scout Global Action Award calls for girls to address the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals by discovering, connecting, and taking action in their communities and the world. There are two sets of content: one for younger Girl Scouts (Daisy, Brownie, Juniors) and one for older Girl Scouts (Cadette, Senior, Ambassador). The Global Action award is an official national award, so Girl Scouts can wear it on their vest or sash. 

 Seniors and Ambassadors

This award is earned by experienced campers by combining their love for the outdoors with their leadership skills and goals. Learn more about our camp leadership programs.

Seniors and Ambassadors

This award is earned by mentoring younger Girl Scouts outside of the camp experience. Your VIT project should span a three-to-six-month period Learn more in  The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

This award is given to a Girl Scout who is a leader in her community. To earn the Torch Award, a Girl Scout must complete one Leadership Journey, and serve a full term in a leadership position at her school, place of worship, library, community center, or other organization that is important to her.

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All girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program are eligible to earn the annual Cookie Entrepreneur Family Pin, which they earn by developing essential business skills.

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This award is given to a girl who has shown presence of mind and true Girl Scout spirit saving life or attempting to save life without risk to the candidate’s own life. Apply today.

All Grade Levels

This award is given to a girl who has shown extraordinary heroism saving life or attempting to save life with risk to the candidate’s own life. Apply today.

All Grade Levels

Every year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world celebrate February 22 as a day of international friendship called World Thinking Day . To earn this award, Girl Scouts will explore the theme's meaning and plan and carry out a Take Action project that makes a difference. There are two sets of content: one for younger Girl Scouts (Daisy, Brownie, Juniors) and one for older Girl Scouts (Cadette, Senior, Ambassador).

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