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Looking for a place where you belong? Somewhere you can make new friends, go on exciting adventures, and make a difference in the world? That place is Girl Scouts.

*Girl Scout membership is renewed annually. Membership year is October 1–September 30.

Financial aid is available. Click here to learn more.

Girl Scouts is for girls who want to…

  • Enrollment Events

    Discover more about Girl Scouts at one of our upcoming enrollment events. Learn what Girl Scouts is all about, how to join or become a volunteer and have some fun along the way. Events are offered throughout the metro Atlanta area both in-person and virtually.

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  • Upcoming Girl Scouts Events

    As Girl Scouts, girls have an endless variety of programs and events they can participate in throughout the year. Alongside her family or her troop, girls can attend in-person and virtual events that meet their interests, including STEM, the outdoors, arts, horses, leadership development and more!

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Got questions? Check out our FAQs:

What is Girl Scouts?

Girl Scouts is more than an activity—it’s a Movement dedicated to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

What do Girl Scouts do?

Most girls participate with a group of girls of about the same age, known as a troop, that is organized by adult volunteers. In a troop, girls earn badges for each new skill they learn and challenge they overcome. Badges are grouped into four areas—outdoors, entrepreneurship, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), and life skills. Girls can also participate in events and go to camp. As girls enter middle school, they can dig deep into what interests them—they might learn to code, make a PSA, travel to new places, or go on an outdoor adventure. Did we mention the potential for earning college scholarships? Learn more about the different ways to participate.

How does it work? What is a "troop"?

Groups of Girl Scouts, called troops, typically meet weekly or every other week for an hour or two. Guided by adult volunteers, troop members choose the hands-on activities and projects that excite them, try new things, and cheer each other on. Together, they earn badges to reflect their successes and show the world what they’re made of.

What’s the goal?

Making sure girls see and have opportunities to reach their potential isn’t just about helping them earn better grades, make better decisions, and lead happier lives (though it helps with those things too!). It’s about creating a more fair, equal, and compassionate world where every girl has a seat at the table and can make her dreams come true. Check out our values in the Girl Scout Promise and Law.

How much does it cost to join Girl Scouts?

Girl Scouts is a great value! Dues start at just $25 for the membership year beginning October 1, 2022. Your girl can also start her Girl Scout adventure now through July 31 with an extended-year membership. For $35, she can jump right into summer activities and keep the fun going through September 2023. Optional costs may also include a Girl Scout uniform and program fees for select activities.

What about safety?

At Girl Scouts, safety is a top priority. All activities are supervised, and we provide our volunteers with top-notch training and program resources. We also follow comprehensive safety guidelines tailored to individual activities and girls' ages.

Why do girls love being Girl Scouts?

Girl Scouts is a way of life that brings out the best in your girl, even in the most challenging of times. While they’re learning about STEM, the outdoors, entrepreneurship, and important life skills, Girl Scouts are also discovering new ways to make their family and community stronger, kinder, and better for everyone. Check out the many things girls do.

Is financial aid available?

We believe that Girl Scouting should be accessible to all girls and that cost should not be a barrier. Financial assistance is available for qualifying families to cover the costs of memberships, uniforms, program fees, training opportunities and more. Our Medicaid partners PeachState, Amerigroup and and CareSource also offer Girl Scout benefits to their subscribers, including a free girl membership.

Girl Scouts run the world.

From astronaut Jan Davis and award-winning entertainer Queen Latifah, to journalist powerhouse Katie Couric and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta - Girl Scouts alums rise to the top for all fields.

Girl Scout alums make up 68% of current female U.S. Senators.  Girl Scout alums make up 68% of current female U.S. Senators.

50% of women In the 118th Congress are Girl Scout alums.  50% of women In the 118th Congress are Girl Scout alums.

Many female astronauts are Girl Scout alums.  Many female astronauts are Girl Scout alums.

100% of women who have served as U.S. secretary of state are Girl Scout alums.  100% of women who have served as U.S. secretary of state are Girl Scout alums.

52% of female business leaders In the United States are Girl Scout alums.  52% of female business leaders In the United States are Girl Scout alums.

  • The Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest award in the world for girls.

    The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn. It’s the shining example of what a girl can achieve by creating sustainable solutions for society’s grand challenges.

    A Gold Award Girl Scout:

    • Stands apart in the college admissions process.
    • Earns college scholarships.
    • Accesses a powerful and supportive network of Gold Award Girl Scouts.
    • Enters the U.S. military at a higher pay grade than her peers.

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