Presenting new badges that spark her imagination.
There are now new ways for Girl Scouts of all ages to explore their
world, whether online or unplugged!
The newest class of badges take on even more topics that Girl Scouts
and their families care about such as building on lifelong money
management skills, developing a better understanding of the GS Law,
learning how current interests align with jobs in STEM, and helping
heal our world through action.
Earning the badges is also
easier than ever: based on feedback from girls, volunteers, and
families, the new badge booklets now include a volunteer guide and
printable activity pages for girls, as well as new badge overviews in
the Volunteer Toolkit and fun and fast badge introductions in
Math in Nature (Daisies through Juniors)
After a year of learning inside, it’s time to get outdoors! The new
Math in Nature badges build on one another as Girl Scouts learn about
shapes, numbers, and design in nature. They’ll plan a hiking
adventure, create trail maps, and design a bird feeder—all while
learning math concepts and how they apply outside the classroom.
The new Math in Nature badges also boost girls’ interest and confidence in
STEM (PDF); they’re more likely to connect with STEM concepts
when they’re linked to things they love, such as outdoor time and
Meet the new Girl Scout badges:
Financial Literacy (Daisies through Ambassadors):
Gain control of your financial success. The modernized
Financial Literacy badges aim to develop confidence
in money matters. Girl Scouts will understand the value of money, know
the importance of budgeting, and learn how to plan for the future.
These skills are essential at any age.
Daisy Petal (Daisies):
The Daisy Petals offer a new and fun way for girls, parents, and
volunteers to navigate the first two years of Girl Scouting. These new
activities help build on the existing inventory of Petal programming.
Brownie Pets Badge (Brownies):
Do you have what it takes to be a pet owner? An updated version of
Pets badge will teach you what you need to know
about caring for your furry friend.
STEM Career (Daisies, Seniors, and Ambassadors):
Connect the dots and learn how your passions and skill set can mean
a career in the STEM industry.
Global Action Award (All Ages):
The Global Action Award has Girl Scouts in the front seat by
empowering them to take action in their communities. Learn about the
environment and global poverty, raise awareness, and join in the
effort of creating a better world.
Girl Scouts: Resilient. Ready. Strong.
Mental Wellness Patch Program Now Available
Life isn’t always easy, but dealing with tricky emotions doesn’t
have to be so hard. Try activities from the Girl Scouts:
Resilient. Ready. Strong. program to
unlock a patch and strengthen your mental
wellness. Nobody can snap their fingers and make the world all
sunshine and lollipops, but you can take steps to be ready when things
get tough. Go get ‘em, Girl Scout!
2023 Girl Scout
Multicultural Community Celebration Fun Patches
The Girl Scout Multicultural Community Celebration Fun Patch series
was designed to celebrate the countless contributions that diverse
communities have made and continue to make in the United States. Girl
Scouts of all levels and their leaders have plenty of activities to
choose from to earn each segment of this fun patch, whether they
choose to do one or all. We encourage girls from all ethnic
backgrounds to participate; they are sure to learn interesting new things.
How long does each celebration last?
Girl Scouts’ Multicultural Community Celebrations are one month long
and start the first day of the month of the observance, except for
Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins September 15.
September 15–October 15, 2023: Hispantic Heritage Month | November
2023: Native American Heritage Month | February 2023: Black History
Month | May 2023: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month |
June 2023: LGBTQIA Pride Month
Scout Better Together Challenge with My Little Pony
See how we're better together.
You already know the power of friendship. It's that special magic
that lifts you up. Girl Scouts celebrate differences and welcome all
to be part of the magic created through kindness and friendship. And
now, get ready for more fun, adventure, and teamwork—a reminder
that we are all better together.
Me Program Series
Inspired by former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama’s
book Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers. As a participant in this
unique experience, you can explore the truth of your own story and the
power of your voice while hanging out with friends!
Celebrate people who inspire you with Girl Scouts’ National Service
Project: Girl Scouts Give Back – Honoring Our Everyday Changemakers
Small acts of kindness and gratitude can have an
incredible impact on your community! And through this national service
project, inspired by GSUSA’s new Becoming Me program series,
Girl Scouts can pay it forward by recognizing the people in their
communities who have supported them in finding their unique paths.
Has a teacher or coach helped discover your passion or talent? Is
there a member of your church or synagogue who’s encouraged you to
persist through something challenging so you can grow and thrive?
Celebrate a Changemaker!
for your gratitude kit.
Show Your Girl Scout Gratitude Flyer
Girl Scout Gratitude Thank You Letter
Scout Partnership wth the FBI
Girl Scouts and the FBI are teaming up in support of Girl Scout STEM
programming by offering councils the opportunity to collaborate with
FBI Community Outreach Specialists within FBI field offices to offer
Girl Scouts across the country access to STEM-related speakers,
resources, and host in person or virtual events.
FBI employees will deliver interactive presentations and facilitate
activities within Girl Scouts’ current STEM and cybersecurity
programming to earn various existing badges. Participating Girl Scouts
will also learn about the mission and work of the FBI and its
STEM-focused career offerings. Learn more about the FBI by visiting
We will also provide additional programming assets and information
in the early Fall as we finalize collaborative materials to help FBI
Field Agents facilitate Girl Scout programming, such as cybersecurity
and STEM career exploration badges.