The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Once achieved, it shows colleges, employers, and your community that you’re out there changing the world.
Join a century of women who have done big things. Learn about scholarships for Gold Award Girl Scouts, the history of the Gold Award, and the benefits of going Gold.
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or
You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout
You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the
Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey
Gold Award orientation webinars:
All potential Gold Award earners MUST attend a Gold Award webinar prior to submitting their proposals. Girls can attend a webinar as a troop, but all girls must participate (not just the troop leader or adult.) Adults are welcome to attend, although it is not required. Can’t attend a scheduled webinar? Contact Maggie to arrange another time, date, or format. All sessions are via teleconference.
2018 Webinar Dates:
- Register: 5:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 5
- Register: 5:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, October 3
- Register: 5:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, November 7
- Register: 5:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, December 5
Questions? Want to attend an orientation outside of the times listed above? Contact Maggie, 907-342-5012
Important Dates for Gold Award earners:
Proposals & Final Reports due: Second Friday of each
Proposals/Final reports received after the second Friday will be reviewed at the next month’s Gold Award Committee meeting
Young Women of Distinction 2018:
Project Proposal: January 12
Final Reports: March 9
Reports received after these dates will be eligible for Young Women of Distinction 2019.
Project Proposal: June 8, 2018
Final Reports: September 14, 2018
Girl Scout Gold Award Steps
Identify an issue
Investigate your issue thoroughly
Get help and build your team
Create a plan
Present your plan and gather feedback
Educate and inspire