The Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting; it recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable take action projects that have sustainable impact in their communities and beyond. Since 1916, girls have successfully answered the call to Go Gold, an act that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of their communities and the world.
Girls are required to be registered members of Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania. They must be in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade (or equivalent) and a registered Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador AND Complete two Journeys (Senior or Ambassador)* OR Earn the Silver Award and complete one Senior or Ambassador Journey
Gold Award recipients rely on the support of committed volunteers who choose to serve on the Gold Award Review Panel for GSHPA. If interested in serving as a Gold Award Reviewer, complete the application below.
NOTE: Beginning January 1, 2013 all Gold Award Forms must be typed. No handwritten forms will be accepted.
Going for the Gold Webinars
The Go Gold Webinar is a web-based, audio-visual information session for Senior and Ambassador Girls Scouts who are interested in earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. The entire process will be discussed, it will highlight a number of important planning issues and there will be time for questions. Attendance at a webinar is not required, but it is strongly recommended. Webinars are offered monthly and last about one hour, 7-8 p.m. A password is required for access; please pre-register!