Great news! Bridging Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes and Ambassadors will have an extension through December 31, 2020, to earn Girl Scouts’ Highest Awards. This extension is for 5th grade Juniors, 8th grade Cadettes, and 12th grade Ambassadors who will bridge to the next program level in September 2020. This extension allows girls to continue working on their award through our new December deadline.
Here's what you need to do to earn the Gold Award:
- Identify an issue.
Use your values and skills to choose a community issue that you care about.
- Investigate it thoroughly.
Use your sleuthing skills to learn everything you can about the issue you've identified.
- Get help and build your team.
Form a team to support your efforts and help you take action.
- Create a plan.
Identify the root cause of an issue, and then create a plan to tackle it.
- Present your plan and gather feedback.
Submit your Project Proposal Form to your Girl Scout council for approval.
- Ask your Project Advisor (the person who serves as your Community Partner contact) and your Girl Scout Troop Leader (or your Service Unit Juliette contact) to review your Project Proposal Form.
- Complete your Gold Award Proposal using the GoGold Online App, sending it to the GSCCC Gold Award Committee for review.
The committee will contact you about the Gold Award Proposal review process and tell you how to schedule an interview.
- Take action.
Lead your team and carry out your plan.
- Prepare your Community Partner(s) to sustain your efforts.
- Educate and inspire.
Tell your story and share your results.