Girl Scout Gold Award

Go Gold - Girl Scout Gold Award

The steps you'll take to earn your Girl Scout Gold Award

  • Choose an issue: Use your values and skills to identify a community issue you care about.

  • Investigate: Research everything you can about the issue.

  • Get help: Invite others to support and take action with you.

  • Create a plan: Create a project plan that achieves sustainable and measurable impact.

  • Present your plan and get feedback: Sum up your project plan for your Girl Scout council.

  • Take action: Take the lead to carry out your plan.

  • Educate and inspire: Share what you have experienced with others.

More information about the Girl Scout Gold Award 

2016 Girl Scout Gold Award Proposal Deadlines and Interview Dates

To set up an interview, contact customercare@gsccc.org.

Proposal Deadline Interview Date Time Location
August 11, 2016 September 1, 2016 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
September 9, 2016 October 1, 2016 8 a.m.–noon Peninsula Service Center
October 13, 2016 November 3, 2016 4–7 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
November 18, 2016 December 10, 2016 8 a.m.–noon A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
December 17, 2016 January 7, 2017 8 a.m.–noon Peninsula Service Center
January 12, 2017 February 2, 2017 4–7 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
February 9, 2017 March 2, 2017 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
March 11, 2017 April 1, 2017 8 a.m.–noon Peninsula Service Center
April 13, 2017 May 4, 2017 4–7 p.m. St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
May 20, 2017 June 10, 2017 8 a.m.–noon A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
June 16, 2017 July 6, 2017 4–7 p.m. Peninsula Service Center
July 15, 2017 August 5, 2017 8 a.m.–noon St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
August 17, 2017 September 7, 2017 4–7 p.m. A Place for Girls, Chesapeake
2016 Gold Award Celebration Keepsake Book

Learn about Girl Scout National Young Women of Distinction who have earned the Gold Award.

Learn more about the Helen Kattwinkel Tribute Fund that supports lifetime memberships for Gold Award alumnae.

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