Like the game Telephone, with each retelling, little facts about the Gold Award and how you earn one get confused and changed into something different. But there’s no reason to be intimidated by Girl Scouts’ highest award! It’s time for some myth-busting—here are eight things you may not know about the Gold Award:
The last step of the Gold Award is the Final Report: 10 questions that explore every aspect of her work. Luckily, our Gold Award Committee experts are here to lend guidance on the Final Report so that your Girl Scout can go for the Gold!
Whether your Girl Scouts are planning a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award project, organizing a community service trip, or hoping to get into their perfect college, your girls can achieve their dreams with these tips on setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals.
Girl Scouts uniforms have come a long way since their original 1910s design, but they’ve always been a core part of the Girl Scout identity. Whether you are a veteran Girl Scout leader or a parent with your first Daisy, here’s a breakdown of the Girl Scout uniform essentials to help you gear up your girls.
Have a problem to solve? Sometimes a machine is the answer! What better way to help your girls learn problem-solving skills that help make the world a better place than with one of our Mechanical Engineering badges!
Whether you’re on a troop camping trip in the woods or in the backyard with your girl, the outdoors is a great place for girls to develop their STEM skills. Here are 6 Brownie badges and awards that girls can earn as they explore nature.
As the biggest Take Action project you can take on as a Girl Scout, a Gold Award has to go further than collecting, making, or donating items—it has to be sustainable and measurable. Here are some tips on what to consider so your girl’s Gold Award project leaves a lasting impression.
Girl Scout Journeys are a great way to help Girl Scouts build leadership skills, learn problem solving techniques, and understand how to work together.Learn how to tackle an entire Journey in one fun-filled weekend!
The three free STEM Journeys released in fall 2018 offer girls the opportunity to Think Like an Engineer, Think Like a Programmer, or Think Like a Citizen Scientist. Get started with these three easy steps!
From robots that vacuum your floor to those that can cook you dinner or perform surgery, robotics plays an important part in our lives. Learning how to program, design, and maybe even compete with a robot you’ve built may sound daunting to some, but Girl Scouts know that robotics success is within their reach!
So your girl has chosen the topic for her Gold Award, identified a root cause, and identified a problem to solve. Now, it’s time to plan the project, and that means laying out a timeline and budget.
So you’re ready to start your Gold Award project plan—now what? More than a community service project, the Gold Award is based around a well-researched and sustainable Take Action Project. You’ll be taking an issue you’re passionate about and making a big difference on a local, national, or even global scale, and you’re in charge every step of the way. Where do you even begin?