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Additional Awards

In addition to patches, badges and Girl Scouts’ high awards, here are other awards that girls can earn through Girl Scouts and community organizations.

Junior My Promise, My Faith award

My Promise, My Faith

All Grade Levels

Girls can earn this award once each year by finding out what their faith and Girl Scouting have in common, using the Girl Scout Law as a guide.

Learn more in the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting and our Activity Plans:

Cadette, Senior and Ambassdor Community Service bars

Community Service Bar

Cadette Through Ambassador

Community Service Bars are earned by making a difference in the community and practicing Girl Scout values.

Learn more in the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting, and use the Community Service Bar form to receive approval before beginning your service.

Cadette, Senior and Ambassdor Service to Girl Scouting Bars

Service to Girl Scouting Bar

Cadette Through Ambassador

Service to Girl Scouting bars are earned by volunteering at least 20 hours for the Girl Scouts.

Learn more in the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting.

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

All Grade Levels

This award is given to a girl who has shown presence of mind and true Girl Scout spirit in an emergency.

Learn more by emailing girlprogram@girlscoutsrv.org.

Life Saving Award - Bronze Cross

Bronze Cross

All Grade Levels

This award is given to a girl who has shown extraordinary heroism or risked her life to save another’s.

Learn more by emailing girlprogram@girlscoutsrv.org.

Ambassador Safety Award

Safety Award

All Grade Levels

Safety Awards are earned by following a five-step process for being safe, tailored for each grade level.

Learn more in the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting.

Volunteer in Training Pins

Volunteer in Training

Seniors + Ambassadors

This award is earned by mentoring younger Girl Scouts outside of the camp experience.

Learn more in the Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting.

Cookie Activity Pin

Cookie Activity Pin

All Grade Levels

All girls who participate in the Girl Scout Cookie Program are eligible to earn the annual Cookie Activity Pin, which they earn by developing essential business skills.

Learn more by reading the Cookie Activity Pin requirements.

World Thinking Day Patch

World Thinking Day Award

All Grade Levels

Girls earn this award by participating in globally themed activities and projects to honor Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in other countries.

Learn more from Girl Scouts USA.

International Friendship Pin

International Friendship Recognition

All Grade Levels

Girl Scouts who live overseas can earn this award by doing activities that encourage international friendships with girls in their host country.

Young Women of Distinction Award

Ambassador

Every year, 10 Gold Award recipients receive the Girl Scouts of the USA Young Women of Distinction Award. This includes an all-expense paid, special awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.