You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent)
Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world. The Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can earn, acknowledges the power behind each recipient’s dedication to not only empowering and bettering herself, but also to making the world a better place for others. These young women are courageous leaders and visionary change makers. They are our future and it looks bright!
Join a century of women who have done big things.
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador
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
So you want to get started on your Gold Award? We can help!
Getting Started - Identify an Issue
Investigate your issue thoroughly
Get Help & Build Your Team
Create a Plan
Present your plan and receive approval from the Council
Educate & Inspire