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On this page you will find resources, information and sources of inspiration to guide you along as you earn Girl Scouts Highest Awards:
Bronze Award  ♦   Silver Award  ♦  Gold Award

Ready to be inspired? Check out this video montage that was shown at the 2014 Annual Recognition Ceremony  highlighting the projects of
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Gold Award Class of 2014 and Silver Awardees on their quest for Gold and Silver.
Take a look at the Annual Recognition Ceremony
photos on our Flickr page here.

2014  Gold and Silver Award Recipients

View List/Project Summaries of our 2014 Gold Award Recipients
View List/Project Summaries of our 2014 Silver Award Recipients

Gold Award Class of 2014 Individual Project Videos

Raquel D.: Project L.O.V.E.
Gabrielle “Gabby” G.: Treasured Memories Youth Grief Summit
Brooke A.: Paws for Fitness
Carissa D.: NB Sparkles

Silver Award 2014 Project Video

Elisabeth’s and Ysabella’s -Troop 10439: Permanent Wood and Rope Monkey Bridges-Camp Nocatee and Camp Telogia

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Bronze Award

The Bronze award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout or in grades 4th – 5th can earn. It shows that girls have made a promise to help others and improve their community. Before beginning the Bronze Award, the girl must complete her Junior Journey, and spend a minimum of  20 hours  building her teaming in order to complete her project. As leaders you want to encourage your girls to take the lead in this project and begin to learn how to work as a team.

Where does a girl start?

Click here, to learn  about the Bronze Award prerequisites and what steps to begin taking. Then follow the Bronze Award Guidelines found here.

New Bronze Award Reporting in 2014

New in 2014, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida now offers this Bronze Award Final Report Form so girls can work with their Leaders to easily capture their projects in one place and track their hours. It’s super simple to use and helps us see the amazing stuff girls are doing in our communities year-round. There are no deadline for these reports! The new Bronze Award Final Report Form is accepted 365-days-a year.

 

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The Girl Scout Silver Award is a prestigious award earned by Girl Scout Cadettes or grade levels 6 – 8. A girl can earn her Silver Award as an individual or she can work in a group of no more than 5 girls from her troop. Earning the Silver Award gives girls a chance to demonstrate that she is a leader who is organized, determined, and dedicated to improving the world around her. The Silver Award project requires Council-level approval. To apply, submit the Silver Award Interest Form to mvpteam@gssef.org. Please note that Silver Award Projects that are submitted after April 1, 2014 will be evaluated for the Class of 2015. For questions, please contact  Lammy Askar,  director of program, at 954-513-3771 or aaskar@gssef.org.

Where does a girl start?

Click here, to download the Silver Award Interest Form.  And download the Silver Award Guidelines here.  When the Project is completed, submit a Silver Award Project Final Report form found here.

 

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Gold Award

The Gold Award is the highest award a girl can achieve in her Girl Scout career; only 5.4 percent of girls in Girl Scouting earn this prestigious award. This highest Girl Scout Award is only open to girls in 9 – 12 grade. Unlike the Bronze and Silver Awards, which can be pursued as a team or small group of girls, Gold Award Take Action projects are a unique opportunity for individual girls to grow into their own personal leadership style. Working with support from her GSSEF Gold Award Advisor, girls work to complete a true “Take Action” project after identifying an issue in their community, building a team to tackle it and fulfilling her high-level plan. Community resources are used to create a long term solution that continues after the project is completed. Through the Gold Award project girls will further develop their leadership skills by planning, organizing, and leading other people. In the process of the projects, girls will develop patience, confidence, time management, communication, public speaking and other real-life skills that will carry over into their college life and future careers.

Please note that Gold Award Projects that are submitted after April 1, 2014 will be evaluated for the Class of 2015. For questions, please contact Lammy Askar, director of program, at 954-513-3771 or aaskar@gssef.org.

Where does a girl start? gold

First, review The Road to Gold  document, a simple how-to reference and guideline tool for earning the Gold Award in Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida 2014 – 2015, then follow these steps: Click here to download the National GSUSA Gold Award Guidelines. Next download the official GSSEF Guidelines and Procedures which offers our local rules for pursuing the Gold Award. Complete and submit a Gold Award proposal form found here.  Finally when the Project is completed, submit a Gold Award Project Final Report form found here.

 

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Join the conversation

Connect with others ‘going for the Gold’ on GSUSA’S Gold Award Facebook page.

Seeking New Gold Award Advisors

Our team of adult volunteer Gold Award Advisors support high school age girls as they work towards achieving the prestigious Gold Award. This is a Council-Level position, appointed by the Director of Program for 2-year terms. It is a rewarding role for adults who can act as part mentor, coach, problem-solver, advocate and cheerleader for girls. Click here to learn more information.