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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. 

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Once achieved, it shows colleges, employers, and your community that you’re out there changing the world.

You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
 
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You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 
 

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

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

Girl Scout Gold Award Steps
 
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Identify an issue
 

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Investigate your issue thoroughly
 

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Get help and build your team
 

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Create a plan
 

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Present your plan and gather feedback 
 

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Take action
 

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Educate and inspire
 

Learn more about the steps of the Gold Award, it's history and the benefits of going Gold.  Don't miss the opportunity to apply for college scholarships and be a National Gold Award Girl Scout.

Register for our November 18 Higher Awards Informational Webinar.

For Girls

Gold Award Training  I  Take Action Project Training  I

Gold Award Guidelines  I  Guide to the Girl Scout Leadership Experience  I

Gold Award Guide for Project Advisors  I  Outreach Template  I

Gold Award Fundraising Guidelines and Forms  I

Find more information on GSUSA's Gold Award webpage for girls.

Ready to be a Gold Award Girl Scout? Use GoGold Online to apply.

Final reports are due to council 30 days from project completion and by February 1 each year for acknowledgement at local recognition events held April – September.  Gold Award Girl Scouts will also be invited to a special council recognition event held in the summer.

Questions? Contact our Girl Experience Manager.

For Adults/Caregivers

Get ready to support your Girl Scout as she earns the Girl Scout Gold Award, the most highly regarded award in the world for girls.

Gold Award Guide for Adults

Find more information on GSUSA's Gold Award webpage for adults and caregivers.

Questions? Contact our Girl Experience Manager.

For Troop Leaders

Gold Award Guide for Troop Leaders

GoGold 2.0 Technical Recording for Volunteers

Final reports are due to council 30 days from project completion and by February 1 each year for acknowledgement at local recognition events held April – September. Reports should be submitted via the GoGold Online Platform.

Find more information on GSUSA's Gold Award webpage.

Questions? Contact our Girl Experience Manager