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Patch Program

Looking for some additional fun activities? Participate in our Monthly Patch Program! Each month we’ll add a new patch, and you’ll have the entire month to complete all the requirements! Patch requests must be submitted to the council office by the 15th of the following month. 

This year, as part of the Patch of the Month program, GSAK will be focusing on Character! Each month we will feature activities related to a different character strength. For more information on character, visit: https://characterlab.org/

The “What is Character?” patch will be available all year. For all other monthly patches, forms will be accepted after the deadline while patches are available.

How to Submit Patch Forms:

Mail: Girl Scouts of Alaska Council Shop
3911 Turnagain Blvd E
Anchorage, AK 99517

Fax: 907-243-4819

 Questions? 
Contact Program Development Specialist Maggie, 907-342-5012.

Summer Fun 2018

It's time for summer fun, which means it's time for girls to check some things off their summer bucket lists! Begin earning the Summer 2018 Patch of the Month now.

View patch requirements | Complete online form here

Summer Fun 2018
May 2018: Zest
Zest - May Patch of the Month

Zest is finding and sharing joy in what you do. When you have zest you have enthusiasm and energy for the things you do. 

Get started on requirements today!

NEW! Fill out your order form and pay online here.

April 2018: Grit
Patch of the Month: April 18

Grit is passion and perseverance for long-term goals. Having grit means sticking with your goal for a long time, even when you fail and even when progress is slow.

View patch requirements!

Fill out your order form and pay online here.

March 2018: Social Intelligence

Social intelligence (sometimes called Social-Emotional Intelligence) is the ability to understand and manage your emotions, feel and show empathy for others, develop and keep positive relationships, and make good decisions. 

View Patch of the Month requirements here
Fill out your order form and pay online:https://girlscoutsalaska.wufoo.com/forms/pvz8nbp033k6cu/ 

February 2018: Curiosity Patch

Curiosity means wanting to learn more, wondering about the world, and being open to new experiences. Girls will embrace curiosity as they learn about different topics! View requirements here 

NEW! Fill out your order form and pay online. Visit: https://girlscoutsalaska.wufoo.com/forms/w1p60z81145i984/

January 2018: Growth Mindset Patch

Growth Mindset means believing you can get smarter through hard work and good strategies. People with a growth mindset view challenges as an important part of learning, recognize when they need help and seek out new strategies. View requirements here

NEW! Fill out your order form and pay online. Visit: https://girlscoutsalaska.wufoo.com/forms/s113psad1b52kex/ 

Forms are due February 20 - deadline extended (Forms will be accepted after February 20 while patches are available. 

December 2017: Optimism Patch
Optimism Patch

Optimism is not just seeing the glass as half-full. Optimism means believing that negative things won't last forever and effort will improve your future. Optimistic people will stay motivated when faced with challenges. 

View requirements to get started today!

December Patch of the Month
November 2017: Gratitude Patch
Gratitude Patch

Having gratitude means recognizing what others do for you, appreciating opportunities, and expressing appreciation by saying, "Thank you," or doing something nice for others. Begin earning your Gratitude patch today! View requirements

 

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October 2017: Purpose Patch
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Having purpose means being driven by something larger than yourself. It means setting goals that are both important to you and the world. Begin earning your Purpose Patch today!

October 2017: Purpose Patch Requirements

October 2017: Purpose Patch
September 2017: What is Character?

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character. But what is character? Learn more as you earn your September patch of the month.

View requirements

Note: The September patch will not be available until the end of September

September Patch of the Month
Summer 2017 Patch

Participate in summer fun as you complete at least five summer activities, attend summer camp or attend another Girl Scout event during the summer months. Happy Summer! Click here for Summer 2017 Patch requirements.

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April 2017 Patch

Go Green this spring! Complete at least 4 activities to earn this month’s patch. Click here for patch requirements.

March 2017 Patch

It’s almost time for summer camp, and this month’s patch is sure to get girls excited about Girl Scout camp adventures! Click here for patch requirements.

 

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February 2017 Patch

On February 22 of each year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides from 146 countries celebrate World Thinking Day (WTD). Celebrate what it means to be part of the global sisterhood that is Girl Scouts + Girl Guides by completing the following requirements for this month’s patch: 

Requirements for Daisy-Juniors

Requirements for Cadettes-Ambassadors

 

January 2017 Patch

100 Years of Cookies Patch
It’s the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies! Celebrate the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program by completing the following requirements


STEM Outdoor Patch
 
Want to get outdoors, learn STEM, and have fun? Participate in our STEM/Outdoor Patch program. Each month, we will release a new patch and girls/troops are welcome to complete requirements for past patches. 

Summer 2018: Alaskan Animals

Learn all about Alaskan animals by earning the Summer 2018 STEM Outdoor patch. From writing animal stories to building an insect hotel to locating an ecosystem and documenting its changes, girls will gain a better understanding of animals living in their backyards and throughout the state! 

Begin Today! Patch Requirements | Complete Online Form Here

Due September 1, 2018.

April 2018: Oceans and Waterways
Oceans and Waterways Patch

This month, girls will learn about oceans and waterways as they plan beach clean-ups, learn about recycling, and create a song, poem, piece of art, or story about the value of water. 

Get started today by completing the following requirements

Online form and patch payment: https://tinyurl.com/oceansandwaterways

March 2018: Iditarod Patch

Complete Iditarod math, science, technology, geography, and character activities when earning this month's STEM Outdoor Patch of the Month. 

View Requirements here

Fill out your form and pay online: https://tinyurl.com/Iditarodpatch

February 2018: Natural Resources Patch Series

Natural Resources Patch Series
This year's STEM Outdoor Patch is the Natural Resouces Patch Series. 

Along with Alaska Resource Education (ARE), GSAK has developed four new patches, the first of their kind in the nation: energy, minerals, forestry, and natural resources. 

The Natural Resource Patch Series is designed to teach girls about the resources and diversity of our state and its industries. ARE has adapted their most popular and innovative lessons for the patch requirements to get girls engaged in Alaska’s natural resources and the important role they play in our state. View the Natural Resources Patch Series booklet.

Fill out your order form and pay online: https://girlscoutsalaska.wufoo.com/forms/sdr1to71c8z0p0/

January 2018: Sound Science Patch

This month's STEM Outdoor Patch is all about sound. Learn how sounds waves work and make some music of your own. View requirements here!

NEW! Fill out your order form and pay online: https://girlscoutsalaska.wufoo.com/forms/s9a25h91tymsse/ 

Paper forms, if needed, are available here.

December 2017: Hour of Code Patch
Hour of Code Patch

This month, Girl Scouts will complete coding activities as they make ornaments using binary code, learn about programming, and make a spy decoder. Girl Scouts must complete at least 3 activities to earn their Hour of Code patch. 

View requirements here!

November 2017: Physics in Motion
Physics in Motion Patch

Earn your Physics in Motion patch by conducting experiments such as: Inertia Tower, Build a Roller Coaster, and Become a Rocket Scientist. View requirements here!

October 2017: Techno-Business Patch
Techno Business Patch

Technology is changing how businesses run. Online shopping is becoming the norm, and girls now have the option to take this on by creating their own online store! This patch is designed to work with the Fall Product Sale; however, girls are not required to sell any products to earn the patch. View requirements here

These forms are due by November 15th. 

September 2017: Food Science Patch

Learn where your food comes from, create a compost bin, and become a food scientist as you earn your Food Science patch, GSAK's September STEM Outdoor patch! View patch requirements

Food Science Patch
Eclipse Patch

We are out of eclipse patches, so Council will no longer accept the Eclipse path forms. 

A solar eclipse will be occurring on August 21, 2017. While a total eclipse can be viewed in the lower 48, a partial eclipse will be visible in Alaska. Learn about eclipses with activities from NASA and earn your special edition eclipse patch. View patch requirements!


Summer 2017: Alaska Adventure Patch

Daisies and Brownies complete 3 activities, Juniors and up complete 4 to earn your Alaska Adventure Patch! View requirements.

April 2017: Changing Seasons Patch

Daisies and Brownies complete 3 activities, Juniors and up complete 4 to earn your Changing Seasons Patch! View requirements

March 2017: Chemistry Patch

Daisies and Brownies complete 2 activities, Juniors and up complete 3 to earn your Chemistry Fun Patch! View requirements


Pick.Click.Give Patch

 Register for your PFD

 Make a donation to any organization through Pick.Click.Give

 Bring your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend Division Dividend Distribution Form to the GSAK Council Shop or email to our Development department to receive a free Pick.Click.Give patch!

 Ongoing Patch Programs 

Wells Fargo Hands On Banking Program 
GSAK has teamed with Wells Fargo to provide real-life money-management experience for girls of all ages. Simply complete five grade level-appropriate activities and submit your patch order form to the GSAK Council office. Troops can also set up a tour of a Wells Fargo branch or have a Wells Fargo representative co-teach an activity! View the Hands On Banking program packet.

Natural Resources Patch Series
Along with Alaska Resource Education (ARE), GSAK has developed four new patches, the first of their kind in the nation: energy, minerals, forestry, and natural resources. The Natural Resource Patch Series is designed to teach girls about the resources and diversity of our state and its industries. ARE has adapted their most popular and innovative lessons for the patch requirements to get girls engaged in Alaska’s natural resources and the important role they play in our state. View the Natural Resources Patch Series booklet.

Strong Girls Healthy Meeting Patch
The Strong Girls Healthy Meeting Patch helps Girl Scouts make healthy habits the norm during meetings and spread these habits to their friends, family, and community. Troop leaders: Get started at your next meeting by following these steps