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.


2016 Girl Scout Gold Award Proposal Deadlines and Interview Dates

To set up an interview, send an email to silverandgold@gsccc.org.

Proposal Deadline Interview Date Time Location
January 20, 2016 February 4, 2016 4–6 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
February 18, 2016 March 3, 2016 4–6 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
March 21, 2016 April 2, 2016 10 a.m.–noon A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
April 25, 2016 May 7, 2016 10 a.m.–noon Peninsula Service Center, Newport News
May 19, 2016 June 2, 2016 4–7 p.m. Peninsula Service Center, Newport News
June 24, 2016 July 9, 2016 10 a.m.–1 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
July 21, 2016 August 4, 2016 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
August 18, 2016 September 1, 2016 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake