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Girl Scouts' Highest Awards

Highest Awards

Bronze. Silver. Gold. These represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn.

All three awards give you the chance to do big things while supporting an issue you care about. You might plant a community garden at your school or inspire others to eat healthy foods for your Bronze, advocate for animal rights for your Silver, or build a career network that encourages girls to become scientists and engineers for your Gold. Whatever you choose, you’ll inspire others (and yourself). 

  • Girl Scout Bronze Award pin
  • Girl Scout Silver Award pin
  • Girl Scout Gold Award pin

As you earn one of Girl Scouting’s highest awards, you’ll change your corner of the world—and maybe even beyond. The possibilities are endless.

Want to see what others have done to earn their award? For inspiration, check out examples of Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award projects via Girl Scouts of the USA’s Map It: Girls Changing the World.


Higher Awards Recognition

Check out our Higher Awards Recognition Ceremony Guide to honor your girls when they receive one of Girl Scouting's highest honors!

Parents / Leaders:  If your girls have earned their Bronze, or Silver Award, or their 10-Year Pin, please submit a Recognition Request Form in order to report that they have earned the award.  This form also authorizes you to purchase their Pin and Patch from our shops.

Learn more about how these awards are recognized and the 10-Year Pin.

Take a Look at the 2019-2020 Virtual GIRL Celebration!