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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 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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Bones Savvy (All) Girls will learn the importance of healthy bones to reduce the change of Osteoporosis.

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Commitment to Caring  (All) This patch program was developed in partnership with the North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association. It provides girls the opportunity to establishCommitment to Caring (All) This patch 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. 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 Hispanic/Latin American culture 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) The activities in this patch program have been inspired by a combination of many different facets of the Girl Scout organization, including: celebration of Girl Scout Week, GSUSA Curriculum, NC Coastal Pines’ Spirit Week, and other Girl Scout traditions.  Girls will demonstrate their 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’s home-grown goodness by going to a local or state fair and eating locally grown fruits and vegetables.

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Hurricane Awareness (Brownie – Ambassador) (Brownie –Ambassador) This patch program helps girls living along the coast to prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm while offering all Girl Scouts the opportunity to increase their hurricane knowledge and provide support to their Girl Scout sisters. 

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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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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) Create awareness, and help your girls start making healthier choices today that they can follow for a lifetime. The program includes activities that educate Girl Scouts on physical fitness, nutrition, and overall wellness. Each participant will need a pedometer to wear that will count their steps. Get stepping! Download the patch program for girls K-5 or girls 6-12.

 

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My North Carolina Story (Brownie - Ambassador) This patch program was developed in partnership with the North Carolina Museum of History. Girls will dig into their own history through stories of family, community, and North Carolina as a whole.
 

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North Carolina American Indians (All) This patch program honors the history of North Carolina American Indians, but also educates Girl Scouts on modern American Indians. Girl Scouts of all ages can work through the activities in this program to gain knowledge about modern and historical American Indians.

 

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North Carolina Coast (All) This patch program was created for Girl Scouts to explore our coastal counties. Troops will learn about coastal climate, culture, attractions, and animals through this program.
 

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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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Not A Bummer Summer Challenge (All) The Not a Bummer Summer Challenge offers girls of all ages an opportunity to expand their Girl Scout experience to include some summer fun! Whether solo or with friends, girls stay true to their Girl Scout roots by discovering, connecting, and taking-action in various summer themed activities.  Simply complete at least five activities from each category between June 1 and August 31st to earn the Not a Bummer Summer Challenge patch. Stay active and have fun this summer while discovering, connecting and taking- action!
 

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Sea Turtles (Daisy - Juniors) This 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 while being inspired to take action to protect local sea 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 patch 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.