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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 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.

YouTube Playlist

We’ve compiled a YouTube playlist, Go for the Gold: Tips from Gold Award Girl Scouts, to support Girl Scout Senior and Ambassadors working on their Gold Award proposal or looking to get started on it. The playlist guides girls through the seven steps to earning the Gold Award—delivered straight from a few of our exceptional Gold Award Girl Scouts—and we’ll continue to add to it.

We encourage Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors to subscribe to the playlist as they start their journeys toward going Gold or work to elevate their current Gold Award projects.

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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
 

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
 

Girl Scout Gold Award presentation process:

All Girl Scout Gold Award candidates must meet with the Girl Scout Gold Award Committee twice during the award process.  The first meeting is to present your project proposal for approval.  Do not begin your project until you have received approval from the Girl Scout Gold Award Committee.  The second meeting is to present your Final Report on the approved project.  Contact the Program Specialist - Older Girl at girlawards@gssc-mm.org for more information or questions regarding highest awards.

To see a list of Girl Scout Gold Award Presentation Meetings, go to our events page.

Girl Scout Gold Award Proposal and Final Report Forms need to be typed and received 30 days before the presentation date you wish to attend. Every effort will be made to meet your first choice.

Girl Scout Gold Award Resources


We’ve gone digital! Use the link below to register at GoGoldOnline to get started on your Gold Award Project.  If you have any questions, please email customercare@gssc-mm.org.

Highest Award COVID-19 Guidelines
Gold Award Training for Girls
Request for Gold Award Coaching
GoGoldOnline
Gold Award Guide for Project Advisors
Gold Award Reimbursement Form
Donation Authorization Request Form
Gold Award Rubric
Take Action Project Ideas