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Girl Scouting's Highest Awards

-Bronze, Silver, and Gold-  

Girl Scouts' Highest Awards recognize that for girls to become leaders they need to become knowledgeable, involved, and proactive. They need to lead the way.

Discover - Girls understand themselves and their values and use their knowledge and skills to explore the world;

Connect - Girls care about, inspire, and team with others locally and globally;

Take Action - Girls act to make the world a better place.

Want to learn more about all the awards? Check out our Higher Awards at a Glance sheet, or click on the links below! 


The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award that can be earned by a Girl Scout Junior. Earning this award shows that you have made a promise to help others, improve your community, and become the best you can be. By earning the Girl Scout Bronze Award, you make the world a better place!

Click here to learn more or submit/view Bronze Award stories


The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award that can be earned by a Girl Scout Cadette. By earning this award you not only strengthen your skills and abilities, you learn about your community and take action to make the world a better place! Your Girl Scout Silver Award project fills a need and makes an impact in your community.

Click here to learn more or submit/view Silver Award stories


The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement a girl can earn in Girl Scouting. An award with national standards, it represents an individual's accomplishments, leadership, commitment, creativity and personal effort contributed to making their community a better place to live.

Click here to learn more and view Gold Award stories



Gold Award Recipients

Girl Scouts of Connecticut honored our 55 Gold Award recipients for 2015 in a ceremony Sunday, June 7 at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. Congratulations to everyone! To learn more about the girls and their projects click here. To learn about previous recipients, click on the years below.

2011 2010
 2009  2008  

For more information about the awards, please contact the Program Department at or click here for more information from GSUSA.


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