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Gold Award Girl Scouts: Issues of the world, meet your match.

Gold Award Girl Scouts

Issues of the world, meet your match. 


Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level.

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the the mark of the truly remarkable—proof that not only can she make a difference, but that she already has.

Seniors and Ambassadors who earn the Gold Award tackle issues that are dear to them and drive lasting change in their communities and beyond. Think of the Gold Award as a key that can open doors to scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing career opportunities.

Get inspired by Girl Scouts right here in Colorado who are making an impact on issues like increasing access to STEM education, encouraging family literacy, and combatting hunger.

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You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
 
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You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 
 

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You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador
 

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You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey
 

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You have taken your Gold Award Training. Visit our Events Calendar for in-person or online training options.

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  • GoGold allows you to save information as you work through the seven project steps, listed below.
  • After you submit your proposal through GoGold (see step 5), you will be contacted by a GSCO representative about next steps and approval processes.
  • From this point, you project is expected to take you individually 80 hours.
Girl Scout Gold Award Steps
 
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Identify an issue
 

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Investigate your issue thoroughly
 

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Get help and build your team
 

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Create a plan
 

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Present your plan and gather feedback 
 

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Take action
 

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Educate and inspire
 

Gold Award Resources and Tips:
 
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Gold Award Training: Visit the Events Calendar.

Use Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Gold Award rubrics to understand the standards and expectations for the Gold Award in Colorado

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Check out this helpful Highest Awards FAQ and guide to Money and your Gold Award

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Leaders and parents, use this helpful Gold Award Leader and Parent Checklist to guide your girls to success in earning the Gold Award

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Remember: Make sure you have completed training and have project approval before you begin the bulk of work on your project

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