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
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80 Girls Earn Prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award
80 Gold Award recipients from across central and northeastern Pennsylvania were honored by Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania at a special Gold Award luncheon on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Founders Hall on the campus of the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA. These 80 girls join an elite group of an average of 5,000 girls from across the country who earn the Girl Scout Gold Award each year.
NOTE: Beginning Jan. 1, 2013 all Gold Award Forms must be typed. No handwritten forms will be accepted.
Gold Award Resources
Please visit GSUSA for additional brainstorming tools.
Go 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. We will briefly discuss the application process and the Gold Award Standards of Excellence. Please bring your project ideas and be prepared to ask questions. Webinars last about one hour, 7-8 p.m. A password is required for access; please pre-register!