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Independently Registered Member

If you are a girl who does not wish to join a troop, or are unable to find a troop that meets at a convenient time or place, you can still be a Girl Scout!

An Individually Registered Member (IRM) - sometimes referred to as "Juliettes" - has a customizable Girl Scouting experience without being attached to a troop.  These independent, self-confident girls and young women will decide what activities to participate in and which earned recognitions and awards they want to complete - all with the guidance of a caregiver or another adult mentor.

An IRM can do anything she wants! Whether it’s an outdoor adventure, exploring science and technology, or making the world a better place  - she’s preparing for a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Becoming and Individually Registered Member is easy! All you have to do is join Girl Scouts and begin planning your adventure!

Complete Girl Scout Journeys + Badges

Earn badges as you learn to do all kinds of fun things—like paint pictures, camp out, make jewelry, create inventions, conduct science experiments, plant gardens, and oh, so much more.

There are several Journey books for each program level. Visit the Award & Badge Explorer to get details on every Badge a Girl Scout can earn! 

Caregivers can access the Volunteer Toolkit to guide their Individually Registered Girl Scout through her awards and badge journey, and track her achievement!

Attend Girl Scout Events + Activities

Have you always wanted to make your own movie, build a robot, cook food from a different country, go geocaching, sleep under the stars, write a book of short stories, plant a garden?  Independently Registered Members can do this and more at Council and Service Unit hosted events! 

There are tons of fun things to do in Girl Scouts—and now it’s easier than ever to work them into your super-charged life.

Check out our Event Calendar to see all the fun things you can do!


Participate in Product Programs

Independently Registered Members can fund their Girl Scout activities while learning great business skills including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics. 

Learn more about our Fall Product Program and our Girl Scout Cookie Program. 

Take Action to Make the World a Better Place

Part of the Girl Scout Law is to "make the world a better place". Independently Registered Members can work on their own or with their Girl Scout community to carry out this Girl Scout tradition.  IRM Girl Scouts can also pass along what they've learned, gain leadership skills, and earn special mentoring awards by helping younger Girl Scouts at troop meetings, events, camp, and more. 

Earn Girl Scouting's Highest Awards

The Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards are the highest Awards in Girl Scouting. Independently Registered Members can earn these awards by leading take-action projects to improve their local community. 

All three awards give you the chance to do big things while working on an issue you care about. Whether you want to plant a community garden at your school and inspire others to eat healthy for your Bronze, advocate for animal rights for your Silver, or build a career network that encourages girls to become scientists and engineers for your Gold, you’ll inspire others (and yourself). 

Want to see what others have done to earn their award? For inspiration, check out examples of Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award projects via Girl Scouts of the USA’s Map It: Girls Changing the World.