Badge and Patch Programs | Girl Scouts
The Acorns and Oaks Patch Program  gets girls learning about the older adults around them, giving them a chance to spend more time together.
Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has its own Archery Huntress Program with three levels- Maiden, Scout and Huntress. Girls can progress through these three levels, earning the Archery Huntress Patch. Find upcoming Archery Huntress programs on our event calendar .
Girls will learn to manage money and discover ways to make their own by completing the Business Cents patches .
Take your cookie business to the next level and earn the Cookie Tycoon patch. 

Connect with a local businesses partner and complete the activities for the 2024 Cookie Tycoon Program .

Take on the GSCP2P Entrepreneur Patch Challenge and learn the skill sets you need to be successful in organizing and operating a business. Each charm focuses on an activity that will help you become a future innovator.

The patch and charms are sold separately in our Girl Scout Shops and online

The Lifesaver Patch is an opportunity to demonstrate service in your community, work in a variety of organizations and discover local resources. There are five parts to the patch, and girls must complete all five parts. 

All five patch parts are sold separately in our Girl Scout Shops and online

The Outdoor Explorer Patch Program  was designed by GSCP2P volunteers to encourage Girl Scouts to explore the vast outdoor opportunities that are available in our council. Girls learn and expand their camping skills and experience new adventures! 

The Outdoor Skills Patch is an opportunity for girls to explore different outdoor activities. As girls learn more skills, they can add different charms to the patch. There are no specific requirements for earning the charms- add to your patch as you want! 

This patch and charms are sold separately at our Girl Scout Shops and online

Through the Project Get Out Patch , girls focus on physical and emotional health. By completing all the steps, girls learn the skills they need to keep their bodies healthy and their minds engaged and focused on healthy living. The patch encourages girls to get outside of their comfort zone and try something new!
Learn self-defense skills and strengthen your awareness when you earn the Self-Defense for Girls Patch . This program was created as part of Alexandra Newmark's Girl Scout Gold Award.
Do you love sharing how awesome being a Girl Scout is? Do you have friends that aren’t yet Girl Scouts, but you think they should be? We have a fun, new way to encourage your friends to join while spreading the Girl Scout message in your school, neighborhood and community. The Super Recruiter Patch allows girls to complete this checklist and workbook  and become our next P2P super recruiter! 

ABB has partnered with Girl Scouts to bring STEM to life for girls! The challenges designed for this patch program help Girl Scouts think like a scientist by using the Design Thinking Process. This process is used in many STEM disciplines and encourages thoughtful exploration, problem solving, and critical thinking.  This process embodies the Girl Scout Processes!

You can find the leader guide here and the girl guide here to help walk you through the program. 

GSCP2P has partnered with Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) to offer the Food Allergy Awareness Patch Program. FARE is the world’s leading food allergy advocacy organization and the largest private funder of food allergy research. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and health of individuals with food allergies and provide them hope through the promise of new treatments 

The Food Allergy Awareness Patch Program requirements give Girl Scouts the opportunity to learn about life with food allergies, with an emphasis on raising awareness of the public health issue, which impacts 32 million children and adults in the United States.  

See your closest national park in a different way through the Girl Scout Ranger Program! Girl Scouts can even design their own project to go along with their Girl Scout Journey, a badge or Take Action project—and earn patches and certificates from the National Park Service. Learn more here!
The Good Turn for Goodwill service project is an annual event that takes place every October. The 2023 program and patch design contest details can be found here .

Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont is partnering with #HATNOTHATE, a non-profit campaign that launched in 2018 that encourages kindness through creativity. The signature of the organization is the blue hats, which are made and distributed to youth across the country as a way to empower those who wear them to show kindness, as well as represent awareness, peace and solidarity in who they are.

Complete the #HATNOTHATE Patch Program to earn the new patch design that was inspired by Audrey C. of Troop 13130!

The Healthy View, Healthy YOU patch program will help you learn about ways to explore healthy habits, how to implement them in your everyday lives, as well as learning ways to improve your mental wellbeing. This patch program was generously funded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina’s Healthy Blue Medicaid plan. Healthy Blue's health education and outreach approach emphasizes healthy behaviors, preventive care and wellness.

The League of Women Voters, in partnership with the National Collaborative for Women’s History and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, invite you and your Girl Scout troop to help us celebrate Helen Morris Lewis, a pioneer of the women’s suffrage movement and president of the NC Equal Rights Association, the first women’s rights association in North Carolina.

Learn more about this patch here.

The Henderson County Heritage Museum Patch Program  helps girls discover people and milestone events that have shaped Henderson County.
The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Patch  helps girls discover the history and traditions of Mount Airy.

PBS has partnered with Girl Scouts to provide fun ways to explore the great outdoors! 

Discover educational activities and get started on earning your Nature Cat Explorer patch.

Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal railroad network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products. The corporate vision of Norfolk Southern and its more than 29,450 employees is to be the safest, most customer-focused and successful transportation company in the world.

By working toward and earning the Explore Norfolk Southern Patch, Girl Scouts will learn about railroad safety, the role railroads played in the economic and industrial development of America and the environmental benefits of freight railroads. Plus, girls will have fun at the same time!

To receive your free patch, please click here

Bible Basics RP3 is a patch series from P.R.A.Y. It is designed to help families, Sunday school classes and Scouting groups get into the Bible. We firmly believe that time spent in the Bible can be precious time with God. 

The Bible is basic to the Christian life, which is why the Bible is the emphasis of this new patch series. We're encouraging you to not only read the Bible, but also to take the time to picture the passage, ponder its meaning and put it into action. That’s what "RP3" is all about.

Families and groups taking part in the program will get to enjoy reading the Bible together, and become familiar with the RP3 outline and be equipped with a simple tool for personal Bible reading and study at the same time.

The Solar United Neighbors SUN Patch Program  helps girls discover how solar energy is a renewable and pollution-free resource.

This patch program is currently being updated with new program components and patch design. 

If you are currently working on the older version of the Wands for Wildlife program and still need to order your patch, they are available for a limited time by contacting our Customer Care Team at

Learn about climate science, connect with your communities and share hope to create change. Check out the activities and how to buy the patch here .

Every year, Girl Scouts explore the natural wonders found across our country during the Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend.

Stay tuned for details about the 2023 weekend! 

Greetings Girl Scouts! You're invited to join the national Girl Scout Great Space Challenge. There's no need for special equipment- just a love of the stars and a view of the sky from the great outdoors or your own bedroom window. Learn more here!

We’re stronger together. By acknowledging the diversity, heritage and contributions of our multicultural communities, Girl Scouts can find new ways to make the world a better place for everyone. 

  • Hispanic Heritage Month | September 15–October 15
  • Native American Heritage Month | November 1–30
  • Black History Month  | February 1–28
  • Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month | May 1–31
  • LGBTQ+ Pride Month | June 1–30

Now, Girl Scouts of all levels, your friends and your leaders have plenty of activities to choose from to earn each segment of this fun patch. Whether they choose to do one or all of them, you’ll discover interesting new things about your neighbors—and yourself.

The "I'm a Girl Scout" heritage month fun patches and activities can be found here

Life isn’t always easy, but dealing with tricky emotions doesn’t have to be so hard. Try activities from the Girl Scouts: Resilient. Ready. Strong. patch program  to unlock a patch and strengthen your mental wellness.
Join our mission to protect the planet from the effects of climate change. You can download the Girl Scout Tree Promise Program Toolkit here . This toolkit includes patch activities that Girl Scout troop leaders and councils, community partners and families can use to encourage girls' interest in tree planting, climate change and biodiversity. 
World Thinking Day is a Girl Scout holiday that is celebrated every year on February 22. It's a day to celebrate our international sisterhood and stand up for causes that can improve girls' lives around the world.

This year's theme is “Our World, Our Peaceful Future: The environment, peace, and security.” To earn your World Thinking Day Award, girls will explore environmental problems and learn how they can work with nature to create a more peaceful and secure future for girls everywhere. You can find the 2023 activity guides and resources here.  And remember, the World Thinking Day awards can be earned at any time during the year.