Cadette Awards, Badges and More

Want to know where to place insignia on your Girl Scout vest or sash? Download the chart (PDF), go to Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform, view the How to Wear Girl Scout Uniforms (PDF) brochure, or check The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes, pages 20-21, for placement of all awards.

Here is a list of insignia that can be earned and/or worn by Girl Scout Cadettes:


Showing You Belong


 Cadette Leadership Journey Awards and Associated National Proficiency Badges

aMAZE! The Twists and Turns of Getting Along.

It's Your World, Change It!


Journey Awards4
  • Interact Award
  • Diplomat Award
  • Peacemaker Award
  • LiA (Leader in Action)

aMAZE! Skill-Building Badge Set:

  • Digital Movie Maker
  • Eating for Beauty
  • Public Speaker
  • Science of Happiness
  • Screenwriter


Breathe, It's Your Planet, Love It!


Journey Awards5
  • Aware Award
  • Alert Award
  • Affirm Award
  • LiA (Leader in Action)

Breathe Skill-Building Badge Set:

  •  Book Artist
  • Woodworker
  • Special Agent
  • Trailblazing
  • Baby Sitter


MEdia, It's Your Story, Tell It!


Journey Awards:6
  • Monitor Award
  • Influence Award
  • Cultivate Award
  • LiA (Leader in Action)

MEdia Skill-Building Badge Set:

  • Night Owl
  • Animal Helpers
  • Field Day
  • Entrepreneur
  • Netiquette 

Girl Scout Cadette Journey Summit Award




 

Make Your Own

- Girls can earn once a year

 


Cadette Legacy National Proficiency Badges7

  • Artist - Comic Artist
  • Athlete - Good Sportsmanship
  • Citizen - Finding Common Ground
  • Cook - New Cuisines
  • First Aid - Cadette First Aid
  • Girl Scout Way - Cadette Girl Scout Way
  • Naturalist - Trees


Financial Literacy National Proficiency Badges

  • Budgeting
  • Comparison Shopping
  • Financing My Dreams


Cookie Business National Proficiency Badges

  • Business Plan
  • Marketing
  • Think Big


Mentoring Awards

  • Cadette Program Aide8


Special Opportunity Awards


Meritorious Service Awards21

  • Medal of Honor Lifesaving Award
  • Bronze Cross Lifesaving Award


Participation Patches and Pins

1 Please note that this poster contains only core Program awards. Check the online list or The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011) for a complete listing of national Girl Scout insignia that can be worn by Girl Scout Cadettes. 2 Can only be worn by girls registered with a USA Girl Scout Overseas Committee. Pin is worn on the front of sash or vest (to the right of the membership pin) while living overseas. 3 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 4 Found in aMAZE! The Twists and Turns of Getting Along. A Girl Scout Cadette Leadership Journey (GSUSA 2008). 5 Found in Breathe, It's Your Planet—Love It! A Girl Scout Cadette Leadership Journey(GSUSA 2009). 6 Found in MEdia, It's Your Story—Tell It! A Girl Scout Cadette Leadership Journey (GSUSA 2010). 7 Legacy, Financial Literacy, and Cookie Business (It's Your Business-Run It!) badges found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 8 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 9 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Juniors (GSUSA 2011). 10 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 11 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 12 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 13 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 14 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 15 This award encourages Girl Scouts in overseas committees and their host country Girl Guides to work together in the spirit of friendship and can be earned only by USAGSO members. 16 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 17 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 18 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 19 Found in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for Cadettes (GSUSA 2011). 20 Check with your local Girl Scout council for certification process. 21 Approved by GSUSA through council nomination. 22 Can only be worn by girls registered with a USA Girl Scout Overseas Committee.

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