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Gold Award Girl Scouts: Issues of the world, meet your match.

Gold Award Girl Scouts

Issues of the world, meet your match. 

Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level.

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the mark of the truly remarkable—proof that not only can she make a difference, but that she already has.

Seniors and Ambassadors who earn the Gold Award tackle issues that are dear to them and drive lasting change in their communities and beyond. Think of the Gold Award as a key that can open doors to scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing career opportunities.

Girl Scout Gold Award pin
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:

You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 


You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador


You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey

Girl Scout Gold Award Steps

Identify an issue


Investigate your issue thoroughly


Get help and build your team


Create a plan


Present your plan and gather feedback 


Take action


Educate and inspire

Silver and Gold Award Committee Meetings
Gold Award Workshops

Planning to earn your Gold Award? Join other Seniors and Ambassadors to learn about the process and get started! Register using the links below, or email to set up a workshop for your troop (minimum of 10 Girls required)

Go for the Gold (required): Join us to learn about the Gold Award, the Highest Award for Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors, and capstone of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

Seniors/Ambassadors must attend Go for the Gold or watch the recording.

Go for the Gold 3/18/2021
Go for the Gold 4/14/2021
Go for the Gold 5/6/2021
Go for the Gold 6/16/2021
Go for the Gold 7/26/2021

Go for It!: Join us to start planning your Take Action project for a Journey or for your Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award.

Go For It 4/27/2021
Go For It 5/25/2021

Gold Award: Start Your Proposal: Take the next step and get started on your Gold Award proposal

Gold Award: Start Your Proposal 3/25/2021
Gold Award: Start Your Proposal 4/20/2021
Gold Award: Start Your Proposal 5/11/2021
Gold Award: Start Your Proposal 6/22/2021
Gold Award: Start Your Proposal 7/12/2021
Ready to get started?
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