Patch Programs
Be a Rocket Recruiter!
Be a Rocket Recruiter!

Share Girl Scouting with your community and help more girls become Girl Scouts.

image of the seeking sasquatch patch with sasquatch silhouette in a forest
Seeking Sasquatch Patch Program

Grab your field journal and get ready to use your STEM and outdoor skills to search for Sasquatch in this new patch program!


Civic Leadership Challenge


The Civic Leadership Challenge patch program is all about identifying ways in which you already embody leadership in your communities and figuring out how to propel that into further action to create positive change in your world. Learn about different types of civic engagement, from traditional forms of participation (like voting) to learning how to be a supportive neighbor and community member.

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

Girl Scouts Run the World


Ready for a challenge? Welcome to the Girl Scouts Run the World patch program! You’ll set a goal, build your athletic skills, and give back to your community as you explore the world of running. Going for a run can be a healthy way to clear your mind, work your muscles and build up confidence. If you’re curious to try the sport of running, this patch program will help you start.

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

The Golden Trefoil


For Girl Scout Troops: The Golden Trefoil patch program was established for Girl Scout troops whose girl and adult members have worked together to maximize their Girl Scout experience. Excellence as a group requires a shared goal, achievements along the way, teamwork and laughter. With common objectives, troops stand to gain the most Girl Scouts has to offer! All program levels are encouraged to strive towards this recognition.

Patch Application for Troops (PDF)

For Girl Scout Juliettes: Girl Scout Juliettes can now participate in the Golden Trefoil Program! The Golden Trefoil is the perfect road map to support a well-rounded Girl Scout experience. This Golden Trefoil application has been tailored to set Girl Scout Juliettes and their mentors up for success when planning out their Girl Scout year.

Patch Application for Juliettes (PDF)

Great Outdoors Challenge


The Great Outdoors Challenge is all about getting outside and getting excited about the amazing natural world around us! Each month, complete a challenge like day hiking, geocaching, or gardening and document it in your nature journal. Complete the challenge by June of each year—National Great Outdoors Month—and you'll earn a special fun patch! Patches are available for purchase at any GSOSW Shop.

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

GSOSW State Parks Passport


The Girl Scouts State Parks Passport will help you document your travels as you visit different parks and try various outdoor activities. Completing the passport will earn you a GSOSW fun patch!

GSOSW State Parks Passport (PDF)

Multicultural Celebrations


We’re stronger together. By acknowledging the diversity, heritage, and contributions of our multicultural communities, Girl Scouts can find new ways to make the world a better place for everyone.

Now, Girl Scouts of all levels, your friends, and your leaders have plenty of activities to choose from to earn each segment of this fun patch. Whether you choose to do one or all of them, you’ll discover interesting new things about your neighbors—and yourself.

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Oregon Dairy Patch


Milk is a fascinating food. It can be transformed into so many different things, such as cheese, butter, yogurt, and ice cream. Here in Oregon, milk is the official state beverage and Oregon dairy farmers produce some of the finest quality milk in the nation. When you’ve completed the Oregon Dairy Patch, you’ll know where milk comes from, how it is processed, how dairy can play a role in our nutrition and what careers are possible in the wide world of dairy. Plus, you’ll try some yourself!

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

Our Volcano Neighbors

Have you ever wondered about the volcanoes in Oregon and Washington? The Cascade Volcanic Arc extends from northern California to southern British Columbia and contains 13 active volcanoes—plus thousands of smaller vents that once erupted but are not likely to erupt again. In this patch program, you’ll learn about the cultural and geographical significance of Mount St. Helens and other volcanoes!

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

Outdoor Career Exploration

For girls in grades 6-12.

By completing this patch program, we hope that you will develop your own passion, talent and sense of adventure when it comes to the great outdoors. You can choose what adventure means to you, and if you pursue an outdoor career, we hope you’ll use your voice and passion to continue to show how important women are to the outdoor industry.

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

The Science of Sewing

By completing this patch, you will begin to learn the practical skill of sewing or another fiber or textile art, while discovering what it means to you. You will also begin to understand the significance that sewing and other fiber arts have and the STEM concepts they involve. Get started with The Science of Sewing!

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

The STEAM Challenge


Are you looking for new and exciting ways to try out the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) in your life? Then it's time to take on the STEAM Challenge! This year-long adventure will introduce you to a different topic to experiment with each month. Throughout this challenge, you can engineer a castle from cookie boxes, watch your own mini garden grow, or even cook some caramel! Throughout the year you will also use STEAM to help out your community through a project that interests you.

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)

New! Winter Adventure Patch Program


By completing this patch program, you’ll feel confident to get started with winter hiking or snowshoeing. You’ll know how to stay safe and warm in cold weather and what extra gear you might need in winter. There are five steps in this self-guided program. Each of the five steps of the Winter Adventure Patch Program is meant to help you work towards a winter adventure goal you set for yourself!

Fun Patch Activities (PDF)