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Girl Scout Gold Award Go Gold

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. 

Are you Girl Scout Gold? Celebrate with us!

Councilwide 2018 Gold Award Celebration (Dayton) 
Sunday, March 4, 2018
3PM Ceremony with reception immediately following
Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center Building 12
301 W. 4th Street Dayton OH, 45202

For more information, contact Sarah Kelly at 937.279.6537 or

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

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




Gold Award Workshop Webinar Replay

Are you ready to make meaningful, sustainable change in your community? Learn what it takes to become a courageous leader and visionary change maker, and go through the steps of earning the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting, including mapping your community, determining its needs, and what to do about it! Parents/caregivers and leaders encouraged to attend. Highly recommended for all girls planning to earn their Girl Scout Gold Award.

Are you Girl Scout Gold? 

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