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A Girl Scout who has earned her Gold Award immediately rises one rank in any of the U.S. military branches.
Bronze, Silver and Gold
Girl Scouting's Highest Awards
The Bronze, Silver and Gold awards give girls a chance to define what's important to them and make a difference in the lives of those around them. Through preliminary requirements, girls earn badges and other awards that develop their leadership and organizationsl skills and help them define their service project. During the project, girls work with their leaders, advisors and community. Each award represents a significant achievement. Girls who wear the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards on their uniforms can be proud knowing they've done their part to make the world a better place.
The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout (4-5 grade) can earn. Girls must complete a service project that demonstrates her leadership skills and commitment to the community. Click here to find out more about The Girl Scout Bronze Award.
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Cadette Girl Scouts (6-8 grade) can earn. Girls must complete a service project that benefits her community. Click here to find out more about The Girl Scout Silver Award.
The Girl Scout Gold Award is earned by Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts (9-12 grade). It is the highest award in Girl Scouting. To earn the Gold Award, a girl must complete a project that fills a need and creates lasting change in her community. Click here to find out more about The Girl Scout Gold Award.
Check out our Forms and Resources section for tools, guides and resources to help as you plan and carry out your Take Action projects.
To find out about college scholarship opportunities for Girl Scouts, click here.