Below is a list of Junior Badges for Girl ScoutBasics.
Click to scroll to the requirements, resources, and field trips.
Scouting Around the World
- Five Ways to Sell a Cookie. Find five new
ways to sell cookies.
- Cookie Know-How. Find out about Girl Scout
- "Tough Cookies". Practice "tough" situations
in cookie selling.
- Make Cookie Sales Count. Develop a plan for
- From Field to Food Shop. Learn about food
- Cookies Under Wraps. Buy GS cookies with
troop money for gifts.
- Safe Sales. Make list of safety rules for
- Cookie Creativity. Have a creative cookie
- Be Bold. Design giant poster or display for
- Cookies Across Cultures. Find cookies popular
in other cultures.
Scouting in My Future
- Thinking Day. Plan a celebration that
recognizes girls worldwide.
- WAGGGS on the Web. Check Web site and share
what you learned.
- Show the World. Create a display showing GS
- Connect with Younger Girls. Create and share
game or story.
- Just for Girls. Check GSUSA site for info
regarding GS around world.
- GS's Founder: Juliette Gordon Low. Learn
- International Expert. Become expert on a
country where GS/GG exists.
- World Service. Plan project to solve a world
- Common Roots. Learn about Baden-Powell's and
- WAGGGS Travel. Learn about the four World
Scouting in the USA
- Your Own Wider Op. Plan an event or trip
using Travel Action Plan.
- Check Out the Silver and the Gold. Learn
about these awards.
- Find Out About Wider Ops.
- Make a Travel Ad. Research a country and
create a commercial.
- Make Your Own Model Passport.
- Plan Your Trip to a Wider Op. Select a Wider
Op and plan your trip.
- Silver and Gold Go Global. Invite an Award
winner to share their project.
- Brainstorm a Service Project.
- Attend a Wider Opportunity. Attend an event
run by older girls.
- Plan Your Own. Design an event for younger
- On My Honor . Learn Promise & Law
& do Handbook activities.
- Daisy's Life. Learn about Juliette Gordon Low.
- Ceremonies: A Girl Scout Tradition. Take
leadership role in a ceremony.
- Signs, Mottos, & Handshakes. Learn GS
- Girl Scouting Close to Home. Take part in a
- Check Out Other Girl Scout books. Do activity
from another book.
- More About Junior Girl Scouting. Do one of
- Careers in Girl Scouting. Interview an adult
- Girl Scout History. Talk to women of
different ages about GS.
- Helping Others. Plan ways to live by the Girl
in Girl Scouting
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Adventures in
Girl Scouting. Click to scroll to the requirements, resources
- Talent Scout. Learn about businesses that use
- Ask an Owner. Ask questions of a successful
- Risky Business? Debate pros & cons of
working for yourself.
- Business Plan of Action. Make a business plan
- Friends and Money. With friend, create
guidelines for a business.
- Cost and Profit. Learn about pricing products
and covering expenses.
- Be Seen! Create an advertising campaign.
- Practice Makes Perfect. Practice presentation
- Up and Running. Run business according to
plan for a month.
- Cash Flow. Learn about business banking
- Check Out the Classifieds. Learn from three
- Work Is Funny. Find comics about working life.
- Hobbies Can Be Golden. Ask 5 adults if
hobbies relate to their careers.
- A Career For You. Learn what is needed to
start a career.
- Thinking on Your Feet. Do listed activity.
- Time's a 'Wasting. Learn about time
- Interviewing 101. Practice going on a job
- Role Models. Get info about 3 successful
- Getting Along in Groups. Learn about conflict
- Computers on the Job. Learn five ways
computers are used in business.
- Where in the World. Learn about a city in a
far away country
- The Center of Things. Learn geographical
features of a country.
- Show Your Colors. Make or draw the flag of
- International Friendships. Find out about
your sister city.
- In the News. Learn about a region of the
world through the media.
- Be a Diplomat. Learn how countries work
- Walk in Their Shoes. Learn about a typical
day for a girl in another country.
- Sisters. Learn about scouts in a WAGGGS
- Write On. Write letter to imaginary girl in
- Lead the Way. Learn about a female leader
from another country.
- Have Home, Will Travel. Learn about homes of
- It's Symbolic. Learn symbols of international
- Farmers Around the World. Find out about
farming in 2 or 3 countries.
- Your Life Would Be Different If... Learn
about different lifestyle.
- Peace of Cake. Learn about the Peace Corps.
- Make a Food Map. Make a map showing where
food is grown.
- Break Bread. Prepare & taste
- The World Close to Home. Learn about cooking
in different cultures.
- Take a Look Around You. Become a geography
- What's Best? Learn about different
- Talk Show Star. On an imaginary talk show,
interview a pretend leader.
- Let's Welcome... Create an introduction for a
famous female leader.
- Choose Your Leaders. Learn qualities of a
- Play a Leading Role. Practice being a role
- Leading Qualities. Make and follow a list of
responsible leader qualities.
- Follow the Leader. Play leadership skills
games w/younger girls.
- More on Leadership. Make a plan to solve a
- Team Leadership. Volunteer to teach a skill
- What Did You Say? Read about communication
and test your skills.
- Set a Goal. Decide on a leadership skill and
try to improve on it.
- A Good Neighbor. Make list of 10 things that
make a good neighbor.
- Rights and Responsibilities. Discuss rights
& responsibilities of citizenship
- Global Citizen. Talk with citizen of another country.
- Lawmaker. Design rules, regulations or laws
for 2 listed situations.
- Create a Government. Play a games that
creates a country or city.
- In Person. Visit a branch of government or
- News Flash. Learn 3 ways people can
peacefully protest in the US.
- Red, White, and Blue. Read about flag
ceremonies in JGHB and participate.
- Help Out. Design and carry out a small
- Paperwork. Help your familiy organize their
On My Way
- Troop Budget. Develop a troop budget.
- Best Investments. Learn about 3 diff. ways to
invest and save money.
- Invest Together. With a group, form a pretend
- Cash or Credit. Learn about using credit
- Ups and Downs of the Market. With adult,
follow a stock for a month.
- Careers in Finance. Learn about jobs in the
- Shop Smart. Do comparison shopping at a mall.
- Reality Check. With family, learn about
- Money Doesn't Always Matter. Do a free
- How Much Is a Dollar Worth? Compare US $ with
2 other currencies.
- Create a Travel Postcard. Create 2 cards from
place you want to visit.
- Waht Would You Do? Brainstorm ideas for
- Travel Bug. Plan a trip to a spot away from
- International Cooking. Prepare food specialty
from diff. US region.
- Girl Scouts Statewide. Find places GS can
travel together in your state.
- Plan for a Day. Complete Travel Action Plan.
If possible, take trip.
- Id' Take. Make list of 10 things to take on
- Life Travel. Learn about travel careers.
- Travel Safe. Review safety tips in JGHB. Make
Trave Safety Quiz
- Pack Up! Pack suitcase or backpack for a
- Stay Safe on the Road. Brainstorm list of how
to stay safe in new place.
- Promote a Place. Get travel brochures on
place you want to visit.
- Culturally Curious? Make or learn two of
listed items for a country.
- Document the Days. Share diary, pictures,
etc. from a trip.
- Dream Vacation. create an itinerary for week
trip to another country.
- Who? What? Where? When? How? Plan an
- Careers in Travel. Learn about two careers
and share with others.
- Girls Scouts Far and Wide. Talk with older
girl about her wider op.
- Entertaining an Alien. Pretend to host an
alien from another planet.
- Girl Scout Travel Spots. Take a trip to a
Girl Scout Site.
- Global Games. Play a game from another
- The Love of Language. Count to 10 and learn
phrases in 2 languages.
- Traditions. Learn how a holiday is celebrated
in another country.
- World Hunger. Learn about world hunger.
- The World Next Door. Find out about people
who came from other countries.
- Without a Home. Brainstorm ways to help the
- There's No Place Like Home. Learn about
houses in other countries.
- It's a Small World. Learn heritage of
different ethnic group.
- Kids Helping Kids. Learn about an org. that
helps kids in other countries.
- Clothing All Over the World. Learn about
clothing worn by girls in other countries.
Great to be a Girl
Below is a list of Junior Badges for It's Great to
Be a Girl. Click on one to see the requirements, resources and field
- Get the Facts. With adult, learn body changes
- Successful Teens. Find out about teen girls
who have achieved success.
- Read About It. Read or listen to a book about
a teenage girl.
- Looking Ahead. Check Ask Dr. M on GS Web site.
- Here's Looking at You. Set up and follow
personal care schedule.
- Freedom and Responsibility. Learn from 3
teens how they handle it.
- Today's Tween. Discuss media's presentation
of kids aged 9 - 12.
- Teen in the Family. Interview family members
about their teen years.
- Celebrate! Plan and conduct a coming-of-age
- Teen Habits. Discuss media's presentation of
- Set a Goal--And Reach It!
- Name Your Talents. Make list each day for a
- Keep a Journal.
- Find Role Models. Discuss girls and women in
movies and books.
- Think Positively. Learn to turn negative
things kids say into positive.
- Create a Brag Bag. With group, write
positives on cards for each person.
- Peer Pressure Role-Play. Role play issues
giving in to and resisting pressure.
- Feeling Fit to Be Your Best. Pick activity
from JGHB & do it.
- Good Deed. Do a deed for someone that uses
your special skills.
- Award Night. Celebration where everyone wins
I am great at... award.
Important to Me
- Shop Around. Compare price for item from 3
- Comparison Shop.Compare item from 3 different
- Stretch That Dollar. Pretend to shop with set
amount of money.
- Compare Stores. Compare 3 stores using list.
- Your Dollars. Discuss 2 or 3 ads aimed at
- Your Parents' Dollars. Discuss 2 or 3 ads
aimed at adults.
- Tie-Ins. Make up ads using your favorite star.
- Name Game. Come up with new name for an item.
- Pennies Count. Count leftover pennies for a
- When You Need to Complain. Practice writing
- The Girl Scout Law in Action. Make plaque or
- Values-Based Approaches. Write story about
solving problem using values.
- Discover Your Values. Do activity about
values from JGHB.
- Values Vote. Brainstorm list of five values.
- Values in the News. Find news report about
poor decision. Discuss.
- Debate It. Choose two competing values and
have values debate.
- Other People's Values. Learn about holiday in
- Secret Sister. Have a secret sister party.
- Women of Courage. Learn about &
discuss 8 courageous women.
- Valuing Service. Do a service project.
- Collect Tips. Create booklet, poster, video
- A Personal Hygiene Routine. Create personal
- Aerobic Activities. Do aerobic activity 3
times/week for two weeks.
- Skin Care Secrets. Talk to women of diff.
ages about skin care routines.
- Color Party. With friend, learn which colors
look best on you.
- Organize. Rearrange you dresser &
closet to easier find outfits.
- Experiment with Hairstyles. With group, try
diff. hairstyles on each other.
- Create Healthy Snacks.
- Circle of Friends. Play game and compliment
- Accessory Party. Try diff. accessories to
highlight features or outfit.
Below is a list of Junior Badges for Family and
Friends. Click on one to see the requirements, resources and field
- These Are Their Lives. Interview adult and
- Learn a New Skill. Invite person over 70 to
share hobby or skill.
- Make a Friend. Visit person in nursing home
at least two times.
- Be a Helper. Find way to asist an older
person in your community.
- Service Directory. Create list of
organizations that help older people.
- Girl Scouts Past and Present. Meet GS from
- Share the Fun. Participate in an activity at
a nursing home.
- Love What You Do. Invite someone over 65 to
share her career.
- What's So Funny. See how humor has changed
over the years.
- Food Through the Years. Invite sr. citizen to
do a cooking project.
- Safety First. Make booklet of babsitter
- The Danger Zone. Make list of dangerous
- Telling Tales. Read 5 books, choose few and
read to young child.
- Box of Tricks. Make rainy day activity box
for younger children
- Basic Skills with Infants. Learn infant care
from health-care professional.
- *What Can You Observe? Keep diary of your
observations of child.
- Planning Ahead. Pick 8 supplies for all-day
outing with preschooler.
- Hungry? Eat Right. Prepare and serve healthy
snack to younger GS
- The Toy Test. Look thru catalogs for
dangerous toys. Share.
- What, When? Create chart of childhood
- Celebrate the Day. Invite adults from diff.
backgrounds to discuss culture.
- Conduct Yourself! Develop code of conduct for
relating to others.
- Who Are They? Pretend to visit Earth and
report about the people.
- One Big Family. Make a Human Family display.
- Free and Equal. Write a declaration of young
- Peace on Earth. Learn about peacemakers.
- Solve It Together. Discuss problems of living
and working together.
- Include Everyone. Find how your community
helps people with disabilities.
- Reach Out. Watch news for week looking for
- It's a Pleasure. Learn 4 meeting &
- Get the Message? Learn about ways to
- Signals. Make poster of diff. types of
communication. Teach one.
- Communication by the Dots. Learn about
- Express Your View. Participate in a debate or
give 2 minute speech.
- Share the News. Write & submit news
- Play It! Write short play. Read a few scenes
- Brand Images. Create an advertisement.
- Word of Mouth. Create a script and sound
effects for a radio show.
- Making It Public. Plan public relations for
one listed activity.
- Words for Life. Learn about careers in
- Recipe for Friendship. With 3 other people,
take friendship quiz.
- Story Mazes. Reade story maze in JGHB
& make your own.
- Play the Friendshiip Game. Make quiz game
using listed questions.
- Mum's the Word. Communicate feelings without
- Fun and Games. Make list of things to do with
friends and do them.
- The Power of Praise. Interview adult about
- It's a Date. Watch movie or TV about teen
dating & discuss.
- Friendship Club. With troop start monthly
- Bridge the Gap. List 3 ways to improve family
communication. Try one.
- Be Your Own Role Model. Role-play listed
- Word of Mouth. Learn about story, legend,
monument or landmark.
- It's All on the Maps. Compare current map of
community to older one.
- From Above. Compare aerial photos of you
community over time.
- Tour your Community. Look for diff. examples
- Extra, Extra, Read All About It! Create
display showing past period.
- Sing Someone's Praises. Create story, song or
poem about person in community.
- Take a Trip. Visit place to learn about
history of your city or town.
- Take Pride. Volunteer at an event that
celebrates the past.
- Walk the Talk. Help on project to preserve
the history of your community.
- Focus on the Future. Predict how your
community will change in the future.
- Show and Tell. Plan 20 minute tour of your
- My Favorite Things. Make a commercial that
promotes your community.
- Questions and Answers. Find out where to get
- Take a Trip. Visit a community service agency.
- Who's Around. Visit a business in your
- Lights, Camera, Action! Make a movie about
- Make It Beautiful. Work to improve, restore
or beautify an area.
- Helping Hands. Do service project for your
- One Small Step. Volunteer to make an
improvement at school or church.
- How It Works. Ready in JGHB about troop
gov't. Compare to your city.
- Create a Heritage Scrapbook. Make a display
of your family history.
- What's in a Name? Discover meaning of first,
middle or last name.
- Broaden Your Background. Research famous
people who share heritage.
- Celebrate Your Heritage. Find a way to
celebrate your heritage.
- From Yesterday to Today. Toy, game or food of
- Who Said It? Make a wisdom list
- Get Together. Interview elder about your
- Your Personal Heritage. Start a
diary/scrapbook of own memories.
- Memorably Yours. Choose something you want to
keep when you grow up.
- Host a Heritage Night.
- To Have or Not to Have? Research what animals
make good pets.
- Be Responsible. Responsibility for a pet for
- Add It Up. Figure the cost of owning a pet.
- Facts of Life. Tell if pet is male or female.
- Staying Healthy. Learn about illnesses common
to your pet.
- Don't Pass It On. Research two diseases pets
- Healthy Diet. Learn good diet for your pet.
- Animal Talk. Learn to communicate with a pet.
- Book It. Create a scrapbook about your pet.
- Other Ways to Be Around Animals.
to Stay Safe
Below is a list of Junior Badges for the group How
to Stay Safe. Each badge has a list of requirements and resources that
can help a troop earn the badge.
Choice Is Yours
- Check It Out. Which parts of a care need to
be checked regularly?
- Write It Down. Write directions for one of
the safety checks.
- On the Dashboard. Learn the name of each
- Keep on Rolling. Learn about tire
construction and care.
- Owner's Manual. Learn special features on a
- Make It Shine. Learn best way to wash a car
- Public Safety. Learn safety inspection
requirements for your state.
- Driving It. Interview person with job
- Be Prepared. What should you have on hand for
- As We Live and Breathe. Learn about one of
the listed items.
- Share the Experience. Share difficult
decision making with group.
- Looking Ahead. List important decisions in
next 10 years.
- People Pressures. Poster that shows peer
- Deciding to Act. Troop service project.
- Learning from Others. Discuss decision making
- Computer Games Choices. Play computer
- Try It On for Size. Role-play situations.
- Role Models. Influences on decisions. List
people that can help
- Learning by Example. Look at decisions in
stories or fables.
- Ther Once Was a Girl... Story about girl
making important decision.
- Learn First Aid. Read JGHB and do activites.
- Ouch! Learn and practice first aid for cuts,
sprains, and fractures.
- Oooh. Learn to treat nosebleed and fainting.
- Get Help. Read JGHB & practice
placing emergency call.
- Until Help Arrives. Learn first aid for
- Share the Messages. Create four page first
aid and safety booklet.
- Helping Hands. Discuss first aid training
required by different professionals.
- Staying Safe. Create a basic first aid kit.
- Survivor. List top five survival tips for
extreme hot or cold weather.
- First Aid Challenge. Make a game to practice
- Natural Highs. Brainstorm list of 10 natural
- It's Your Life. List 3 goals & how
things can affect them.
- What Do You Do? Role-play your best friend
- Share the Information. Plan way to spread
drug free info.
- Get the Message Out. Make commercial
discouraging drug use.
- Get With the Program. Watch 3 programs. Count
- Media Overload. For one week, collect media
- Spread the Word. Make drug abuse prevention
- The Big Test. Visit police station for
Breathalyzer test demo.
- Know the Dangers. Learn about proper use of
- Safe at Home. Conduct safety check of home
- Safe at Any Age. Survey to find most common
injuries for your age.
- Sports Safety. Create cutout of person
wearing protective gear.
- Campaign for Safety. Create car-safety
poster, tape or other media.
- Fall Safe. Learn how to prevent falls.
- Look Out! Take hazard identification hike and
mark or warn of dangers.
- Out and About in Public. Make safety plans.
- It's Not Just a Ride. Make bike safety
- Show the Way. Play way to teach younger
children about safety.
- Fire Safety. Plan & practice fire