The Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. This prestigious award is earned by high school girls who complete extraordinary leadership projects that change our community, and sometimes even the world, for the better.
7 Steps to Make a Difference in the World
Identify an issue
Choose an issue that is important to you.
Investigate it thoroughly
Learn all you can about this issue.
Get help and build your team
Assemble a team to assist with your efforts and help you Take Action!
Create a plan
Determine the fundamental cause of the issue and the steps to solve it.
Present your plan and gather feedback
Submit your Project Proposal Form to the Girl Scout Council of Tropical Florida for approval.
Lead your team and execute your plan.
Educate and inspire
Tell your story and share your results.
Gold Award Benefits
Higher education and career
Distinguish yourself in the college admissions process.
Earn college scholarships.
Enter the military one rank higher.
Be seen as a role model and distinguished leader.
Master time management skills.
Make the world a better place.
Use your vision for change.
Tackle an issue, locally or globally.
Establish a lifetime network.
Create your community legacy by creating a sustainable solution to a problem.