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Patches & Badges

What is she passionate about? Does she dream of making her own movie, cooking food from a different country, or going geocaching? Sleeping under the stars, writing a book of short stories, or planting a garden? Well guess what? At Girl Scouts, she can do all that and more, and earn Girl Scout badges and patches as she goes!

Patches

Patch programs are a great way to explore a wide variety of topics. Detailed requirements for each patch are available below. Patches for each program are available in the council shops unless otherwise noted. Have a question? Email our Programs team!

Council Patches ($)
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Camp Project Partner 
Earn this patch by doing a special camp service project on any GSNETX campsite.

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Girl Scout Troop Camping Patch 
For Girl Scout troops who camp at any GSNETX campsite. This patch consists of basic patch and segments that represent each council campsite.

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GeoScouting Patch
Girls of all ages are invited to download the GSNETX app and start GeoScouting Camp Whispering Cedars during their campout.

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Totem Pole Patch (5 total)
Visit GSNETX camps to earn this 5-part Totem Pole patch through fun outdoor activities.

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Polar Bear Award
Earn this patch by camping in a tent (including platform tents) for one night when the temperature reaches 32 degrees or below at any GSNETX campsite.

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TLC Camper Patch
Girls can earn the TLC Camper patch when they (1) demonstrate ‘‘tender loving care’’ for council camp grounds, equipment and facilities, and (2) satisfactorily complete the Camp Site Check-Out List. (Sold as a set.) 

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Girls of "Note"
Girls of "Note" encourages girls to continue one of the traditional skills of Girl Scouts: singing. As you go along in Girl Scouts, you’ll learn more and more songs each year!

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History Museum Explorers
Dallas has many great museums to explore. Be sure to visit them to gain a greater understanding of American, world, Dallas, and flight history.

Museums Include: African-American Museum DallasDallas Heritage Village at Old City ParkThe Dallas Historical SocietyDallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education & ToleranceFrontiers of Flight MuseumThe Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture, and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

*The base and star of the patch can be purchased at GSNETX shops. Flags are bought separately during each museum visit.

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Mission Military Patch
Mission Military is an opportunity to learn more about military service and history. Girls of all program levels can earn this patch!

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My Flag, My Country & Me  
Brownies through Ambassadors will learn to fold a flag, say the Pledge of Allegiance in sign language and conduct a formal flag ceremony, just to name a few, in order to earn these badges.

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Scouting Northeast Texas
All girls can earn the Scouting Northeast Texas patch by learning about their community.

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Summer Reading Program
The summer reading program is designed to encourage Girl Scouts to read, even when school is out! As with all activities, parents should be comfortable with the reading material their children choose.

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Scouting Our Past
Uncover the fascinating stories of women who were Girl Scouts through Scouting Our Past.  

Want to know more about these patches and how to get them? Download our Council Badge and Patch Requirements Booklet.

Free Council Patches

In order to receive your free council patch, be sure to complete each patch program's online reporting form by the specified deadline.

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Coding Patch
February
Explore all that coding has to offer during engineering month by earning your Coding Patch! You'll explore coding through fun activities designed with you in mind.

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Communi-TREE
March & April
Grab your naturalist hat and get ready to know trees! You’ll explore the importance of trees, explore trees around you, and plant a Communi-TREE. LEARN MORE

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Take Care of Texas
May, June & July
What does it take to keep our state beautiful? You decide! We're calling on YOU to get up, get out and Take Care of Texas! And the best part? There's lots of ways you can help.

 

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Peanut Butter Buddy
August & September
Expose hunger in your community and help make a difference by becoming a Peanut Butter Buddy!  LEARN MORE

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Goodwill: Good Turn Project
October
A collaborative service opportunity with the local Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Northeast Texas and East Texas, and support from GSNETX, to help individuals with disadvantages by collecting usable items for Goodwill to sell. LEARN MORE

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Share the Warmth
November
You can help make a difference by collecting new or gently used comfort items (blankets, sheets, pillows) and dropping them off at any Sleep Experts location.  LEARN MORE

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Silver Lining Patch
December & January
The Silver Lining Patch Program helps girls make new friends and improve the quality of life for residents of nursing homes, assisted living and adult day care facilities. LEARN MORE

STEM Seal of Approval
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(GSNETX will provide handouts at STEM events that explain which portion of the STEM Seal of Approval will be earned.)

We are committed to building girls’ interest, awareness, and competence in STEM. Your girls can join the fun by working on special GSNETX Council STEM patches. The black, center patch is free and will be earned after completing the online reporting form by the designated deadline.

Seal Requirements

Career Card

Looking to host a STEM event where girls can earn their STEM Seal of Approval patch? Contact programs@gsnetx.org for details.

 

Badges

Big Learning, Huge Fun!

Girl Scout badges are a great way for a girl to explore her interests and learn new skills—and to remember every adventure and show the world what she’s accomplished.

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Get all the latest details and shop links for every topic and grade level in the Badge Explorer

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Downloads

Get these newly updated Award Logs and Badge Charts for each grade level. Print these out for reference, and to replace the versions in her copy of The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

  Daisies            Brownies        Juniors
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          Cadettes        Seniors        Ambassadors
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