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Girl Scout Badges

Badges

What’s that? You’ve always wanted to…

Make your own movie, cook food from a different country, go geocaching, sleep under the stars, write a book of short stories, plant a garden?

Invent something new, paint a masterpiece, star in a play, take amazing nature photographs, make your bedroom into a jungle, run a business, go on an adventure trip?

Become an awesome babysitter, sew yourself a dress,  build a wooden bench,  learn to play a musical instrument, or design a website?

Great news! You can learn to do all these things and earn Girl Scout badges as you go. Complete badges on your own, with your troop or through council resources like the online calendar, VIP (Virtual Interactive Program) Troop Experience or community partner opportunities.

Badges are to be worn on the front of the sash or vest.

Visit the Award and Badge Explorer for details on every badge a Girl Scout can earn.

 

    

Patch Programs

Patch programs are a great way to explore a wide variety of topics and community resources. Click on the title of each patch program below to download the requirements.

Through patch programs, girls are able to connect to their communities on a whole new level! Girls will be able to develop new realtionships with local organizations and learn all about what their communities can offer.

Patches earned through a patch program are to be worn on the back of the sash or vest.

Explore our P2P Patch Programs

Acorn and Oaks Patch Program
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The Acorns and Oaks Patch Program gets girls learning about the older adults around them, giving them a chance to spend more time together.

These patches are sold in our Girl Scout Shops.

Archery Huntress Program
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Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has it's own Archery Huntress Program with three levels- Maiden, Scout and Huntress. Girls can progress through these three levels, earning the Archery Huntress Patch. More information can be found here

Business Cents
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Girls will learn to manage money and discover ways to make their own by completing the Business Cents patches.

There are two patch parts that are sold separately in our Girl Scout Shops and online.

Entrepreneur Patch Challenge
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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

Lifesaver Patch Program
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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

 

Outdoor Explorer Patch
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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 10 components of this patch are sold separately in our Girl Scout Shops.

Project Get Out
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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, their minds engaged and focused on healthy living. The patch encourages girls to get outside of their comfort zone and try something new!

This patch is available at our Girl Scout Shops and online.

Super Recruiter
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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! 

 

Explore our Community Partner Patch Programs

Is your organization interested in creating a patch program for Girl Scouts? Contact us for more information! 

Fare Patch Program
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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.  

Good Turn for Goodwill
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Every October, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont partners with Goodwill Industries to collect items for their donation centers. The information for the 2021 program will come out in the fall and will be posted on our blog

Henderson County Heritage Museum Patch Program
Henderson County Heritage Museum Patch

The Henderson County Heritage Museum Patch Program helps girls discover people and milestone events that have shaped Henderson County.

Norfolk Southern Patch Program
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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

Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Patch Program
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The Mount Airy Museum of Regional History Patch helps girls discover the history and traditions of Mount Airy.

P.R.A.Y. RP3 Patch Series
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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.

Click here to register for the virtual sessions (January 30, February 27, March 27 and April 24) and for more information on the series. 

Ronald McDonald House Patch Program
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The Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem and GSCP2P have partnered to offer Girl Scouts a way to learn about and help the Ronald McDonald House, while showing support for those in our community through volunteer power.

Girl Scouts will Discover, Connect and Take Action with the Ronald McDonald House Patch Program that is designed for all ages with a wide variety of activities to choose from. Girls earn additional "rockers" that fit around the base patch as well.

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

Wands for Wildlife
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Appalachian Wild is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help injured and orphaned wildlife, as well as support the licensed home-based wildlife rehabilitators in western North Carolina. Wildlife rehabilitators treat and care for sick, injured or orphaned wild animals with the goal of releasing them back to their natural habitats in the wild. 

Through the Wands for Wildlife patch program, girls collect items to help with the mission of Appalachian Wild. The patch is sold in our Girl Scout Shops and online.

 

Explore the GSUSA Patch Programs

Girls are Superheroes!
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Over the past century, our country has faced difficult times and Girl Scouts have always taken the lead with courage, confidence and character.  Now it’s time for you to show off your own Superhero Spirit! 

There are three activities that make up this patch and they are available for all program levels. Learn more here! 

Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Every year, Girl Scouts explore the natural wonders found across our country during the Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend. To find resources from past year's event, click here.

Save-the-Date for the 2021 Girl Scouts Love State Parks Weekend:
September 11 & 12, 2021

 

Tree Promise Patch Program
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Join the Girl Scout Tree Promise! Our mission is to protect the planet from the effects of climate change. Learn how you can help here!

World Thinking Day
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On February 22, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across 150 countries celebrate World Thinking Day—that’s one big celebration!

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), along with Girl Scouts of the USA and the other WAGGGS member organizations, have celebrated World Thinking Day since 1926. That’s when delegates from around the globe met at Camp Edith Macy—now called Edith Macy Conference Center—in New York and agreed that February 22 would be known as a special day for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts worldwide.

Observed by 10 million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts worldwide, World Thinking Day 2021 celebrates what it means to be a peacebuilder, an important component of our global Movement. Check out the activity guides to explore this theme—and celebrate being part of the diverse global sisterhood that is Girl Guides and Girl Scouts!