The Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Open only to girls in high school, this prestigious award challenges you to change the world – or at least your corner of it, and be eligible for college scholarships, too. By the time you put the final touches on your seven-step project, you'll have solved a community problem – not only in the short term, but for years into the future. Check out the seven steps below.
In this step, you'll use your values and skills to choose a community issue that you care about.
In this step, you’ll use your sleuthing skills to learn everything you can about the issue you’ve identified.
In this step, you’ll form a team to support your efforts and help you take action.
In this step, you’ll identify the root cause of an issue, and then create a plan to tackle it.
In this step, you’ll submit your Project Proposal Form to your Girl Scout council for approval.
In this step, you’ll lead your team and carry out your plan.
In this step, you’ll tell your story and share your results.
Girl Scout Gold Award recipients do well in life! They rate their general success in life significantly higher and report higher success in reaching their goals within many areas.
Submit Gold Award items by mail or email to:
Gold Award, One Girl Scout Way, Macedonia, OH 44056 or firstname.lastname@example.org
(you will be contacted to schedule specific location, date, time)
Panera Bread Restaurant
683 Howe Ave.
Cuyahoga Falls, 44421
August 20, 2014
September 17, 2014
October 15, 2014
Greater Cleveland YWCA
4019 Prospect Ave.
August 21, 2014
September 18, 2014
October 16, 2014
GSNEO - Lorain
6111 S Broadway Ave.
GSNEO - North Canton
1010 Applegrove St NW
N Canton, 44514
August 19, 2014
September 16, 2014
October 14, 2014
GSNEO - Youngstown
8580 South Ave