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Girl Scout Badges


What’s that? You’ve always wanted to…

Make your own movie, build a robot, cook food from a different country, go geocaching, sleep under the stars, write a book of short stories, plant a garden?

Invent something new, paint a masterpiece, be a good neighbor, take amazing nature photographs, make your bedroom into a jungle, run a business, go on an adventure trip?

Become a design engineer, camp with your troop, build a wooden bench, learn to play a musical instrument, or design a website?

Great news! You can learn to do all these things and earn Girl Scout badges as you go. 

Check out new badge activities online: Girl Scouts at Home

Visit the Award and Badge Explorer for details on every badge a Girl Scout can earn.


For more about badges, check out The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting, where you’ll find:

  • A fun, easy-to-use binder (one for each grade level) full of great info and badge activities.
  • An easy-to-follow diagram showing her how to put her badges, pins, and awards on her vest and sash, and show off that Girl Scout pride!
  • Great ideas to help her tie badges to her Journeys.
  • Illustrations and quotes from Girl Scout history to help her feel connected to the traditions of the past.
  • A super helpful awards log showing her every award and badge that’s available at her grade level. She can also see the entire badge program at every level to get an idea of how her skills can grow in Girl Scouting—so much learning, so much FUN!

Get a complete listing of available badges by grade level (PDF). And make sure to check out our rundown of National Proficiency Badges (PDF) to see how she can progress, with badges, through the levels of Girl Scouting—what an adventure!

Earn the Girl Scouts Heart of the South CEO Patch!

When you further the mission of Girl Scouts in your community you can earn the CEO patch! Girls have tons of ideas, but here are some to get you thinking... 

  • Hang up posters at your school promoting Girl Scouts
  • Write an article for the local paper
  • Get a proclamation from your mayor to declare Girl Scout Month. 

The sky is the limit so use your imagination. Please make sure to take pictures and/or video of your efforts so we can share them with the rest of the council. Email them to If your efforts gain media attention share the link to the web story or page where it appeared. 

Submit your patch request