Interested in learning more about the Girl Scout Gold Award? You’ve come to the right place!
Congratulations on deciding to earn the highest award in Girl Scouting. By earning the Gold Award, you will discover, connect, and take action to become a leader in your community. There is a wealth of resources available to you, including the Gold Award Toolkit , Gold Award Guidelines for Girls, and GSCNC's brand new guidebook, The Gold Standard - Color | Grey Scale
Before submitting your proposal when using the Pathway GSLE, you must:
To submit your proposal, send it to us at GSCNC, 4301 Connecticut Ave NW, M-2, Washington, DC 20008, attn: Gold Award Panel. All submissions must be received by 5pm on the first business day of the month.
Once your proposal is approved, you must engage in a Take Action Project that addresses a root issue that you’re interested in, has national and/or global ties and is sustainable. It is suggested that you spend a minimum of 80 hours on the project, including any work you’ve done before submitting your proposal. The 80 hour guideline does not include time spent on Journeys or the Silver Award.
A few things to keep in mind:
Girls following Pathway GSLE may not plan a group Gold Award project
*Please note: Juliettes should be sure to obtain copies of both the Girl and Adult Guides for each Journey, as both books are needed to successfully complete all of the Journey requirements.
Questions? Contact the Teen Program Specialist, at email@example.com or (202) 274-3336.
Helpful Gold Award Links:
Click here to contact the Gold Award Panel or to schedule your In-Person Presentation
Looking for information about how girls of all abilities can earn their Gold Award? Click here for a special FAQ section, and here to learn more about past projects focusing on children with disabilities.
Contact our Teen Program Specialist, Page Yarborough for more information.