Gold Award Girl Scouts
Issues of the world, meet your match.
Gold Award Girl Scouts are the dreamers and the doers who take “make the world a better place” to the next level.
The Girl Scout Gold Award is the the mark of the truly remarkable—proof that not only can she make a difference, but that she already has.
Seniors and Ambassadors who earn the Gold Award tackle issues that
are dear to them and drive lasting change in their communities and
beyond. Think of the Gold Award as a key that can open doors to
scholarships, preferred admission tracks for college, and amazing
You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:
You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or
You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout
You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the
Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey
Girls wishing to pursue their Gold Award must take a Gold Award Workshop or Webinar. View our online calendar for upcoming opportunities.
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
Educate and inspire
The first step towards earning your Gold Award is submitting your Project Proposal. Once your project has been reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an interview with the Gold & Silver Girl Recognition Team, adult and girl volunteers that want to help you get off to the right start!
In order to submit your Girl Scout Award Proposal, please log into the GoGold Online App.
We strongly recommend all girls work on their answers with their Girl Scout Advisor before submitting your Proposal and Final Report.
Final Report Online Submissions:
If you experience any trouble submitting your Gold Award, please contact us at email@example.com or call 856-795-1560.
We want to celebrate your achievement! Please provide the requested items for the annual Gold Award yearbook and project slideshow by completing the Additional Resources Form.
- Short biography
- Action shot of you working on your project
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 856-795-1560.