Helpful Resources

Girl Scout Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards

goldbadgeThe Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Senior or Ambassador Girl Scout can earn and is a national award with significant standards that must be met representing a girl’s skills, leadership, creativity, values, and efforts contributed to make the world a better place. All of the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award must be met before bridging to Adult Girl Scouts.


silver-badgeThe Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Cadette can earn. It represents a girl’s accomplishments in Girl Scouting and her community as she grows and works to improve her life and the lives of others. To earn the Silver Award all of the requirements must be met prior to bridging to the Senior Girl Scout level.


bronze-badgeThe Girl Scout Bronze Award the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can earn, requires her to learn the leadership and planning skills necessary to follow through on a project that makes a positive impact on her community. To earn the Bronze Award all of the requirements must be met prior to bridging to Girl Scout Cadettes.


Click here for Girl Awards Introduction & General Guidelines

Award Processes

Gold Award Process
Silver Award Process
Bronze Award Process

Girl Scouts National Young Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the USA recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Girl Scout Gold Award projects by honoring a select group as the National Young Women of Distinction. Girl Scouts who receive the YWOD honor receive many benefits including a college scholarship, being honored at a Girl Scout national meeting, the opportunity to join the National Girl Consultants and the National Young Women of Distinction Alumnae Association. Visit the GSUSA website for updates and call for applications.

Information provided on this page was retrieved from the GSGLA website.

Activities for Girls

Things Girl Scout Daisies Can Do
Things Girl Scout Brownies Can Do
Things Girl Scout Juniors Can Do
Things Girl Scout Cadettes Can Do
Things Girl Scout Seniors Can Do
Things Girl Scout Ambassadors Can Do

Girl Guides

The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting includes a variety of badge offerings, handbook sections covering traditions and history, Cookie badges, an awards log, and much more.To order: Click here



Journeys include three series of subjects for each Girl Scout program level:
Journeys are the core of the Girl Scout Learning Experience, providing an exploration of three keys to leadership – discover, connect and take action – tying directly to the 5 national outcomes and providing detailed guidance for adults.To order: click here.

Troop & Parent Meetings

Daisy First Six Meetings
Brownie First Six Meetings
Junior First Six Meetings
Sample Agenda for Girl Scout Parent/Guardian Meeting
Comprehensive Meeting Agenda – Download before editing
How to Register Myself & My Girl Scout
Patrol Handbook
What I need for my girls to attend a…

Keeping Track of Troop/Girl Activity

GSGLA Daisy Award Records
GSGLA Brownie Award Records
GSGLA Junior Award Records
GSGLA Cadette Award Records
GSGLA Senior Award Records
GSGLA Ambassador Award Records