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
The committee will contact you about the Gold Award Proposal review process and tell you how to schedule an interview.
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.