Girl Scout Gold Award

Go Gold - Girl Scout Gold Award

The steps you'll take to earn your Girl Scout Gold Award

  • Choose an issue: Use your values and skills to identify a community issue you care about.

  • Investigate: Research everything you can about the issue.

  • Get help: Invite others to support and take action with you.

  • Create a plan: Create a project plan that achieves sustainable and measurable impact.

  • Present your plan and get feedback: Sum up your project plan for your Girl Scout council.

  • Take action: Take the lead to carry out your plan.

  • Educate and inspire: Share what you have experienced with others.

More information about the Girl Scout Gold Award 

2016 Girl Scout Gold Award Proposal Deadlines and Interview Dates

To set up an interview, send an email to

Proposal Deadline Interview Date Time Location
July 14, 2016 August 4, 2016 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
August 11, 2016 September 1, 2016 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
2016 Gold Award Celebration Keepsake Book

Learn about Girl Scout National Young Women of Distinction who have earned the Gold Award.

Learn more about the Helen Kattwinkel Tribute Fund that supports lifetime memberships for Gold Award alumnae.

Already earned your Girl Scout Gold Award? Share your story.