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Girl Scout Gold Award Go Gold

Gold Award

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. Once achieved, it shows colleges, employers, and your community that you’re out there changing the world.

Join a century of women who have done big things. Learn about scholarships for Gold Award Girl Scouts, the history of the Gold Award, and the benefits of going Gold. 

You can pursue your Girl Scout Gold Award if:

You're in high school (ninth through twelfth grade, or equivalent) 


You're registered as a Girl Scout Senior or Girl Scout Ambassador


You have completed two Senior or Ambassador Journeys OR earned the Girl Scout Silver Award and completed a Journey

Here's how to Go Gold!

  1. Attend a GoGold Workshop offered by Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore
  2. Review Your Guide to Going Gold
  3. Complete your Gold Award Proposal
  4. Receive project approval from the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore's Silver and Gold Committee
  5. Submit your final report
    • Inform council your project is complete
    • Complete Steps 6-7 on GoGold Online
    • Meet with Silver and Gold Committee for final project review
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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 


Take action


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