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Council's Own Badges

Council's Own Badges are unique to each Girl Scout Council and are a wonderful way for Girl Scouts to explore interests and activities beyond the national badges. Troops and individual Girl Scouts from any Council can choose to enhance their Girl Scout experience by participating in these unique programs that allow them to discover, connect, and take action in different areas. Each program includes a variety of activities that bring fun, adventure, and hands-on learning– Council’s Own Badges give Girl Scouts more to explore!

Below is a list of all Council's Own Badge programs offered by Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida. Many have newly updated curriculum. Check them out and start planning with your troop!

All Badges that are part of the national curriculum through GSUSA go on the front left of the Girl Scout vest. If they are Journey Badges, they go on the right front. Fun patches and Council Own Badges go on the back. We call the Council’s Own a badge because there are requirements to earn it.

* Sunsetting, may still be completed while supplies last at the GSSEF Retail Stores
^ Will be transitioning to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Series on September 1, 2022

Butterflies

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts about the types of butterflies, their life cycle, and migration habits.

View the curriculum requirements and see what the badge looks like.

Camp Welaka Then & Now

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts about the history of Camp Welaka and to encourage exploration of the camp.

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Fashion

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts on the history of fashion, the fashion industry, and style and trends.

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Florida History

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts on the state of Florida as they become more familiar with the areas in which they live; at the county level, in the Girl Scout council area, and in the entire state of Florida.

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Girl Scouts Love Sea Turtles

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts on sea turtles and their importance to our ocean’s ecosystem as they discover the types of sea turtles, their habitats, and their daily survival.

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Lighthouses

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts about the history of lighthouses, and the importance of restoration and preservation efforts for them.

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Marksmanship

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts on firearm safety and marksmanship skills, where they can take aim at both stationary and moving targets in a safe, clean, and Girl Scout-friendly environment.

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Storm Ready

PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to educate Girl Scouts on emergency preparedness for the natural disasters they may encounter in our area.

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Hispanic American Culture ^

PURPOSE

Girls uncover the origins of Hispanic Culture by learning its history, traditions, food, games and influential people and promote cultural diversity in our community.

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Izzy the Inchworm *

PURPOSE

Izzy the Inchworm is a way to recognize a Girl Scout’s hourly achievements in service.

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Leatherwork *

PURPOSE

This program highlights different types of leathers, the tools used and the various finishing techniques. Girls learn the history of leather, products currently manufactured and the environmental impacts.

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Pet Expert *

PURPOSE:

Girls learn ways to properly care for and maintain a healthy pet. Learning to care for pets is a great way to make girls not only more responsible, but also empathetic to the needs of others.

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Snuggles & Cuddles *

PURPOSE:

Girls participating in this council's own service project will earn a program patch. Available to all Girl Scout levels, the requirements include collecting or making blankets and then donating them to a local animal shelter.

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To purchase these Council's Own Badges, go to one our Retail Store locations in Tamarac or Jupiter.