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Council Patch Program

Council Patch Program

Patch programs are a great way to explore a wide variety of topics. Detailed booklets describing the requirements for each patch are available from the service centers and below. Patches for each program are available in the council shops unless otherwise noted. Have a question? Email our Program Program team!

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American Patriotism (Brownie – Ambassador) Girls will learn more about our national flag, our country’s freedom, and why we should be proud to be Americans.
 

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Amphibian Reptiles (All) This fun and active patch program will help Girl Scouts learn about amphibians and reptiles while understanding how the environment is important for them to live.
 

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Black History Month (All) Helping girls learn more about African-American history, culture, and their many notable contributions. 

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Circle of Friends (All) In Girl Scouting, a circle is a meaningful shape. By completing this patch program, girls will not only learn more about disability awareness, but will learn how to build a “circle of friends” around a girl or adult with a disability. With the help of the National Inclusion Project (NIP), this patch program will integrate the NIP’s Let’s ALL Play curriculum with a fun, interactive Girl Scout program.
 

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Commitment to Caring (All) This program was developed in partnership with the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association. It provides girls the opportunity to establish positive relationships with residents of nursing homes in their community.
 

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Different Shoe Day (All) - Through this patch program, girls will complete activities that celebrate diversity and while exploring new customs and ideas. Girls will also participate in Different Shoe Day! This patch can be earned more than once.

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Discovering Hispanic Heritage Patch Program (All) This patch program is designed to help Girl Scouts of all cultures develop an understanding and appreciation of the culture of Hispanic/Latin Americans through Discover, Connect and Take Action.
 

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Exploring North Carolina (Brownie – Ambassador) This patch program is designed to increase girls’ knowledge of our state, its history, and resources. It offers a variety of fun activities and travel opportunities across the state.
 

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Girl Scout Birthday Week (All) This patch program should be used to encourage Girl Scouts of all grade levels to observe the significance of Girl Scout week, Girl Scout traditions, and to help them demonstrate pride in being a member of the world’s largest organization for girls.
 

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Hand-in-Hand Helping Others (All) This patch program is designed to help Girl Scouts become more aware of the United Way and its meaning and importance to our communities.
 

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Home Grown in North Carolina (All) Girls will learn about locally grown products in North Carolina by gaining a greater awareness of how the North Carolina Department of Agriculture works, including the county and state fair system. This program is fun and exciting, as girls are encouraged to participate in our state system by going to local fairs and eating locally grown fruits and vegetables.
 

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Hurricane Awareness (Brownie – Ambassador) This patch program teaches girls who live along our coast how to prepare for a hurricane. It includes talking to a meteorologist and tracking a storm.
 

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Know Your State Capital (Brownie - Junior) This Girl Scout patch program is designed to help you rapidly gain a greater appreciation for your state capital.
 

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Lemur S.C.O.U.T. (All) This patch program was developed in partnership with the Duke Lemur Center. Girls will not only learn about lemurs, they have the opportunity to see lemurs in action, and help save these endangered animals.
 

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Make Every Dance Step Count (All) Have fun and get energized as your troop grooves through the world of dance! This patch program will introduce your troop to dance from around the world. Learn about the moves to help keep your body fit, flexible, and in shape. The program includes dance steps to learn, stretches you can do, and is a great way to get your troop up and moving. 
 

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Make Every Step Count (All) Get your troop on track to fight childhood obesity through this fun, easy-to-follow patch program. Each participant will need a pedometer to wear that will count their steps. The program includes activities that educate Girl Scouts on physical fitness, nutrition, and overall wellness. Create awareness, and help your girls start making healthier choices today that they can follow for a lifetime. Get stepping! Download the patch program for girls K-5 or girls 6-12.
 

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North Carolina Lighthouses (Brownie – Ambassador) Lighthouses are a beautiful and historic aspect of North Carolina. Learn about many different lighthouses and the purposes behind them in this patch program.
 

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Sea Turtles (Daisy - Juniors) This fun patch program teaches girls about the sea turtles on our coast. Girls will learn about the habitat and homes of the turtles and ways to keep our beaches clean for the turtles.
 

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Talk It Out (Junior - Ambassador) Through this patch program, your girls can take the lead in learning about the realities of underage drinking.  Girls will share what they learn with friends and family, learn about tools available to build strong relationships, and discover how to keep kids from turning to alcohol in the first place.
 

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Think Pink: Breast Health Awareness (All) This program promotes health awareness among girls and young women. Girls will learn about the importance of breast health and healthy living by participating in activities and projects. They will also participate in service projects that help raise breast cancer awareness.