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.
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You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or
You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout
You have completed one of the following pre-requisite paths:
- Earned the Girl Scout Silver Award as a Girl Scout Cadette (sixth through eighth grade, or equivalent) and completed one Senior or Ambassador leadership Journey
- Completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys at the appropriate Girl Scout level
You have reviewed the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Gold Award Process and Timeline. And you’re familiar with the Go Gold Guide, a resource for going Gold at Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.
You take Journey to Gold Training.
You submit a Notice of Intent to the committee.
- Once you submit the Notice of Intent, you’ll be assigned a mentor to help you in the development of your Gold Award Take Action Project Proposal and you'll receive an invite to something called Rallyhood which will help you track your project.