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Girl Scout Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards
Girl Scouts highest awards for the appropriate grade levels, these honors are a leadership adventure, as girls identify an issue they care about and explore their communities and their world.
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award that a Senior or Ambassador Girl Scout can earn and is a national award with significant standards that must be met representing a girl’s skills, leadership, creativity, values, and efforts contributed to make the world a better place. All of the requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award must be met before bridging to Adult Girl Scouts.
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Cadette can earn. It represents a girl's accomplishments in Girl Scouting and her community as she grows and works to improve her life and the lives of others. To earn the Silver Award all of the requirements must be met prior to bridging to the Senior Girl Scout level.
The Girl Scout Bronze Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can earn, requires her to learn the leadership and planning skills necessary to follow through on a project that makes a positive impact on her community. To earn the Bronze Award all of the requirements must be met prior to bridging to Girl Scout Cadettes.
This is an opportunity for girls to apply for an academic scholarship from GSUSA.
A National Young Woman of Distinction is the designation, and a special honor, conferred by Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on ten Girl Scout Gold Award recipients whose final projects demonstrated extraordinary leadership, had a measurable and sustainable impact, and addressed a local challenge that related to a national and/or global issue.
Any Girl Scout who completed her Girl Scout Gold Award between May 1, 2012 and March 1, 2014 is eligible to apply. Applications are now available, click here. Application deadline is March 7, 2014.
The Ten-Year Pin is awarded to girls who have been registered Girl Scouts for at least 10 years. The years of membership do not need to be continuous. This pin may be awarded only once.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
If you are a Girl Scout who earned your Silver or Gold Award this year, you'd be a great candidate for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award! This award honors young people in middle and high school for outstanding service to their communities – you might win a cash prize, a trip to Washington, D.C. and a chance to inspire other young people to get involved in volunteering. Applications must be submitted by Nov. 4, 2014. For more information and to learn how to apply, visit Prudential. Questions may also be directed to Elizabeth Chadwick at email@example.com.