Want to change the world? Learn how with 42 new badges and Journeys!
This is BIG: New Girl Scout Journeys and badges are here to take the girl leadership game to new heights. We’ve added even more skill-building, life-changing experiences to the Girl Scout program!
There’s never been a better time for girls to shine, and there’s no better place to do it than at Girl Scouts! Because when girls, parents, and volunteers tell us what they want out of their Girl Scout experience, we listened, and took action.
This year, we’ve added new Journeys and badges in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and the outdoors focusing on:
- outdoor adventure
- space science
- and so much more.
What will her next next-level adventure look like? Let’s find out—here’s what’s new!
Outdoor STEM | Think Like a Citizen Scientist
Girls participate in interactive activities to learn how scientists solve problems using the scientific method. Girls practice observation, collect data, and complete a citizen science project. Then they create their Take Action project.
Computer Science | Cybersecurity: Girls learn how computers and the internet work and apply the concepts of safety and protection to everyday technology.
Computer Science | Coding for Good: Girls find out how to create computer programs, games, and apps that solve problems and help others. There is an “unplugged” version of this badge as well as a “plugged” version that allows girls to do activities online.
Space Science: Girls learn all about the Solar System and our place in it. Just like real scientists and astronauts, girls explore, observe, and investigate the Sun, Moon, and stars and discover that space is bigger and even more exciting than they imagined.
Girls choose their own adventure with these unique two-in-one badges that let girls decide which activity they’ll participate in. Whether trail running, hiking, snowboarding, or tree climbing, there’s an outdoor activity perfectly suited to every girl’s interest, skill level, and age.
It’s a great big world, and every day Girl Scouts work to make it a better place. These updated activities inspire girls to think globally as they explore and change the world.
World Thinking Day
Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day (February 22) by exploring this year’s theme of “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion,” connecting with the global sisterhood of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and completing a Take Action project to make their communities more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
Global Action Award
Girls participate in activities that address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality and complete a Take Action project to promote gender equality in their communities and beyond.
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Computer Science | Cybersecurity: Girls learn how computers and
the internet work and apply the concepts of safety and protection to
the technology they use every day.
Engineering | Mechanical Engineering: Girls use design thinking to complete hands-on mechanical engineering design challenges.
Engineering | Robotics: Girls learn how robots are designed, built, and programmed. “Unplugged” activities allow girls to earn badges without kits.
Space Science: Girls learn all about the Solar System and our place in it. Just like real space scientists, girls explore, observe, and investigate the Sun, Moon, and stars and discover that space is bigger and even more exciting than they may have imagined.
From learning to care for our planet to minimizing our ecological impact outdoors to advocating for nature, girls learn how to become stewards of our precious environment.