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Highest Awards

Bronze. Silver. Gold. These represent the highest honors a Girl Scout can earn.

All three awards give you the chance to do big things while working on an issue you care about. Whether you want to plant a community garden at your school and inspire others to eat healthily for your Bronze, advocate for animal rights for your Silver, or build a career network that encourages girls to become scientists and engineers for your Gold, you’ll inspire others (and yourself). 

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Also a given: as you earn one of Girl Scouting’s highest awards, you’ll change your corner of the world—and maybe even beyond. The possibilities are endless.

Want to see what others have done to earn their award? For inspiration, check out examples of Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award projects via Girl Scouts of the USA’s Map It: Girls Changing the World.


Frequently Asked Questions

Download our Frequently Asked Questions about the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards.

Not quite sure what’s the difference between Community Service and a Take Action Project? Community Service projects are short-term projects, while Take Action have more long-term benefits.  Click here for a One-Page Sheet on Community Service vs Take Action Project

What makes a High Award Take Action Project GREAT?  Click here From Good to Great: Successful Girl Scout High Award Take Action Projects!

Evaluate your project idea by asking these three questions:

Advocacy: “Are you raising awareness of an issue within your community?”
Education: “Are you letting others within your community know how they can help combat this issue?”
Sustainability: “Is your project legacy continuing after you have completed your project?”