Girl Scouts Gold Award

Girl Scout Gold Award
Highest Award for Girls, Grades 9-12

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest and most prestigious award that Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn. A girl earning the Girl Scout Gold Award will be joining the ranks of generations of young women who have made a difference in their communities both locally and globally. The Girl Scout Gold Award follows the Standards of Excellence and challenges you to develop yourself as a leader, achieve the Girl Scout Leadership Outcomes, and make a mark on your community that creates a lasting impact on the lives of others.

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Girl Scout Gold Award Girl Guidelines

Girl Scout Gold Award Girl Guidelines - Spanish

Girl Scout Gold Award Support Committee Reference Sheet

Girl Scout Gold Award Proposal Form

Girl Scout Gold Award Worksheets

Girl Scout Gold Award Final Report Form

Girl Scout Gold Award Troop/Group Volunteer Guide

Girl Scout Biographical Profile for News ReleaseRequired for media promotion

Gold Award Plans and Final Reports Due Dates

Gold Award Plans and Final Reports are due the first business day of each month. The Girl Scout Gold Award Committee currently meets the third week of every month. 

Girls will be notified via email of the committee action within two weeks of committee meeting. Girl Scouts and their advisors are strongly encouraged to attend a Going for the Gold workshop to learn more about the guidelines, requirements, paperwork, advisor roles, and celebrations for this high honor.

Interactive Girl Scout Gold Award Recognition Booklet

View the 2012 Girl Scout Gold Award recipients using our interactive celebrations booklet below. Read about each girl's project and how they acheieved this great Girl Scout honor! Then scroll below to learn how Girl Scouts can start their journey to earning their Girl Scout Gold Award.