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Scouting By Grade Levels

Daisy - grades K-1
What Do Daisies Do?

Brownie - grades 2-3
What Do Brownies Do?

Junior - grades 4-5
What Do Juniors Do?

Cadette - grades 6-8
What Do Cadettes Do?

Senior - grades 9-10
What Do Seniors Do?

Ambassador - grades 11-12
What Do Ambassadors Do?

Adult - age 17+ (male or female)
What Do Volunteers Do?

Senior Resources


What do Girl Scout Seniors (grades 9-10) Do?

Girl Scout Seniors increase their leadership role in their troops, in their activities with younger Girl Scouts, and in their community.

They may choose to work on Senior Journeys as preparation for their Gold Award, an invaluable learning opportunity that shows they are leaders who are organized, determined, and dedicated to improving their community.

Senior Meetings

Seniors rule! They make all the plans for meetings, events, and trips. They raise funds for their activities and for their community service projects.

Senior Troop Leaders will offer an "adult perspective" to assist them as they plan to meet their goals. Parents are asked to support the troop by helping where needed, such as with transportation.

Interested in becoming a Troop Leader? Visit our What Do Volunteers Do? page for more information.

As a Girl Scout Senior, you can:

  • Plan troop activities and trips
  • Attend or assist at council events and programs
  • Learn and practice your group (and your own) finances
  • Use your leadership skills to begin work on your Girl Scout Gold Award
  • Explore career interests with a mentor
  • Attend resident camp as a Counselor in Training
  • Develop your team-building skills
  • Expand on your personal interests
  • Apply leadership knowledge to make a difference in the community
  • Earn badges and patches by trying new activities
  • Earn Journey award patches for learning leadership skills
  • Oorganize activities and be a positive role model for younger Girl Scout
  • Participate in destinations and travel across the country or around the world
  • Participate in Girl Scout Cookie Program and the Fall Product Program as an entrepreurial opportunity

Senior Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting

This all-in-one badge book and handbook is your guide to your Senior adventure. It complements the Girl Scout Journeys by helping girls build skills to become successful and gain the confidence to do amazing things!

Journeys For Girl Scout Seniors

On every Leadership Journey, everything girls do—whether it's performing science experiments, creating art projects, cooking simple meals, or learning to protect the planet's water supply—is aimed at giving them the benefits of the Girl Scout "Keys to Leadership": Discover, Connect, Take Action.

All Seniors in a troop work together on the same journey, which is decided at the beginning of the Girl Scout year.

The Senior Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting, the Senior Journeys and all patches are available at our council's Service Centers and our online shop

What is the Senior Uniform?

Girls can wear a Girl Scout Senior Membership Pin as a sign of their belonging to the Girl Scout Movement. Seniors may also wear a sash or vest to proudly display their badges and patches! Each troop decides which components of the official uniform to wear to represent their Girl Scout troop.

How Can I Find Out More?

Fill our the Interest form on our Join page. We will be in touch about the best way for your daughter to become a Girl Scout!


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