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Gold Award

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. 

Girl Scout Gold Award pin
Girl Scout Gold Award pin
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:

You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 


You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador


You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey

Gold Award Training

All potential Gold Award earners MUST attend a Gold Award webinar prior to submitting their proposals. There are two training options: online training modules through Google Classroom (self-paced) and online webinars (offered monthly). Adults are welcome to attend, although it is not required. 

To sign up for the Gold Awaard online training module: 

  1. Sign in to Classroom at (Note: You do need a Google Account)
  2. On the homepage, click Add > Join Class
  3. Enter the class code: 6y08q2 and click Join

To sign up for a webinar, click one of the links below to register: 

  • Register: 5:30 - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Register: 5:30 - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, August 7, 2019
  • Register: 5:30 - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Register: 5:30 - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Questions? Need another training option? Contact Maggie, 907-342-5012, 907-342-5012, 907-342-5012

Important Dates for Gold Award earners:

Proposals & Final Reports dueSecond Friday of each month 
Proposals/Final reports received after the second Friday will be reviewed at the next month’s Gold Award Committee meeting

Young Women of Distinction 2019:
Project Proposal: Spring 2019
Final Reports: Spring 2019

Reports received after these dates will be eligible for Young Women of Distinction 2020. 

Graduating Seniors: 
Project Proposal: 
June 14, 2019
Final Reports: September 13, 2019

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 


Take action


Educate and inspire

2019-2020 Gold Award Girl Scouts

Tia K. Eagle River - Tia organized donation drives and fundraisers to create "Party Packs" for a local food pantry. The party packs include cake mix, frosting, and other party supplies. The Chugiak High School Key Club will be continuing to create and donate the party packs.

2018-2019 Gold Award Girl Scouts

Allyson B. JBER - Created toy bins for three age groups on the Ramstein Air Base in Germany that can be checked out to help military familes moving overseas with young children. The bins help make one area of a move a little less stressful for military families.

Carolyn P., JBER - Researched the high school graduation requirements of all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Department of Defense schools, then created a PDF and distributed the information to a variety of military organizations.

Kayla R., Eagle River - Worked with Eagle River Parks and Recreation to build a sign kiosk for the Mirror Lake Trail system. 

Avery H., Petersburg - Worked with the Petersburg Indian Association and US Forest Service to organize a Tlingit Culture Camp.

Quinn W., Anchorage - Developed and taught journalism classes at an Anchorage elementary school. 

2017-2018 Gold Award Girl Scouts

Julia M., Petersburg – Worked with the Petersburg, AK Parks and Recreation department to create a map of all of the walking/hiking trails near town. 

Maggie J., Anchorage – Developed and led an arts workshop for an Anchorage elementary school.

Anessa F., Anchorage – Developed a mentorship program at her high school to help connect students with educational resources.

Anna M., Anchorage – Coordinated a clothing and art supply drive for the refugee population in Belgium. Planned and taught art programs to refugee youth at a community center in Belgium.