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Take Action/Earn Highest Awards

Take Action/Earn Highest Awards


Highest Awards Fact Sheet

The Highest Awards in Girl Scouting are founded on the Girl Scout Promise and Law. This foundation is further developed through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, giving girls specific knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors and values identified with leadership; encouraging girls to discover themselves, develop their values, explore the world, and connect with others locally and globally and guiding them to think critically and Take Action to make the world a better place. 

 

 

GIRL SCOUT

BRONZE AWARD

GIRL SCOUT

SILVER AWARD

 

GIRL SCOUT

GOLD AWARD

 

PROGRAM LEVEL

 

Junior                                

4TH & 5TH grade

 

Cadette

6th, 7th & 8th grade

Senior/Ambassador          

9th-12th grade

 

PREREQUISITES

 

One Journey

 

One Journey

 

Silver Award and one Journey OR two Journeys

 

PLAN SUBMISSION

 

None

 

None

 

Yes, through GSUSA Web App

 

PROJECT APPROVAL

 

Leader/advisor

 

Leader/advisor

 

Gold Award Committee interview required before starting project

 

PROJECT TO BENEFIT

 

Girl Scouts or Community

 

Community

 

Community

 

COMMUNITY ADVISOR

Optional

Suggested

Required

 

NUMBER OF GIRLS

 

Troop/group

 

2 to 4

 

Individual

 

FINAL REFLECTION                 

 

Yes, turned in to troop leader/advisor, no council approval

 

Yes, turned in to troop leader/advisor, no council approval

 

GSUSA Web App + final presentation to Gold Award Committee

 

NOTIFICATION

 

Troop leader or girl to complete online in eBiz

 

Troop leader or girl to complete online in eBiz

 

GSUSA Web Application

 

CELEBRATION

 

eBiz submission complete by celebration registration deadline (varies by region)

 

eBiz submission complete by celebration registration deadline (varies by region)

 

Final project submitted online by March 1 to be included in spring celebrations and annual day at the capitol

 

DEADLINES

 

September 30th the year you finish 5th grade

 

September 30th the year you finish 8th grade

 

September 30th the year you graduate high school

 

PIN PURCHASED BY

 

Troop/parent (through eBiz registration)

 

Troop/parent (through eBiz registration)

 

Council

 

SUSTAINABILITY

 

Discuss

 

Plan

 

Provide

 

MONEY EARNING

 

Troop money earning checklist

 

Troop money earning checklist

 

Troop money earning checklist

 

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