Leadership is part of a Girl Scout’s DNA.

She’s confident, ambitious and committed to empowering herself and others to make a difference. Through the high awards, Girl Scouts delivered over 123,000 hours of community service protecting the environment, mentoring younger students in STEM and music, and advocating against cyberbullying. According to the Girl Scout Research Institute’s Impact Study, Girls Scouts are more likely than non-Girl Scouts to:

Girl Scouts Non-Girl Scouts
Outcomes-Icon_Sense-of-Self_RGB_final Have a strong sense of self 80% 68%
Outcomes-Icon_Positive-Values_RGB_final Have positive values 75% 59%
Print Develop and maintain healthy relationships 60% 43%
Outcomes-Icon_Problem-Solving_RGB Exhibit community problem solving skills   57% 28%
Humane Rescue Alliance, Washington, DC

Humane Rescue Alliance, Washington, DC

As girls progress through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, they can earn our high awards: Bronze, Silver and Gold. The Gold Award is the highest achievement earned by girls who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership, taking an issue they are passionate about and developing a project that has sustainable impact in their communities and beyond. It is the most prestigious award in the world for girls and it’s only available to Girl Scouts.

GSUSA_GOLD AWARD_STARBURST 159 Seniors & Ambassadors earned the Gold Award.
GSUSA_SILVER AWARD_STARBURST 888 Cadettes earned the Silver Award.
GSUSA_BRONZE AWARD_STARBURST 2,247 Juniors earned the Bronze Award.
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girls earned the Council’s Silver Trefoil Award by dedicating 100 hours of service.

Image: Old Town Harbor, Alexandria, VA