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Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform
Girl Scout Adults (Ages 18 and Up)

Daisy | Brownie | Junior | Cadette | Senior | Ambassador | Adult

See the list of all insignia for Girl Scout Adults. See the layout (PDF) showing where to place.

Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform
1. Girl Scout Adult Insignia Tab

Official Adult Insignia Tab. Grosgrain top stitched insignia tab. Easy to use pin backing makes "official" occasions easy.

1. Girl Scout Adult Insignia Tab

Official Adult Insignia Tab. Grosgrain top stitched insignia tab. Easy to use pin backing makes "official" occasions easy.

2. World Trefoil Pin (WAGGGS pin)

The Word Trefoil Pin Shows that you are part of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). All Girl Scouts wear this pin on the left side of the uniform directly above the Membership Pin on the Insignia Tab.

3. Adult Position Pin

An adult position bar indicates the present position of a volunteer in the Girl Scout organization. Worn centered between membership pin and World Trefoil Pin. A maximum of two position pins may be worn on the uniform jacket or blouse, side by side, centered between pins above and below. On adult insignia tab, place pins one above the other.

4. Official Girl Scout Contemporary Membership Pin

This pin, worn by Girl Scout Juniors, Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors, and Girl Scout Adults signifies fulfillment of membership requirements. A Girl Scout can choose between this or the Traditional Membership Pin. It is worn on the Insignia Tab on the left side of the uniform, centered above the heart. Safety Catch Pin.

5. Membership Numeral Guards

The numerals show the total number of years (not necessarily continuous or consecutive) of registered membership, both as a girl and an adult, in any Girl Scout/Girl Guide organization. Numeral Guards are attached to the Official Girl Scout Membership Pins (regular or miniature size), and are placed to the right of the pin on clothing or on the insignia tab. The five-year numeral guard replaces five membership stars: a ten-year guard replaces ten membership stars.

6. Campus Girl Scout Guard

Indicates membership in a certified Campus Girl Scout group. Pin with guard chain.

6. Gold Award Pin - Gold Filled

The Girl Scout Gold Award Pin is the highest award for Girls and signifies completion of a Gold Award project. Learn more about this award.

7. Bridge to Girl Scout Adult Award

Moving from one Girl Scout age level to another is called bridging. This pin signifies completion, as a Girl Scout Ambassador, of specified commitment to Girl Scouting. Read more about this award.

8. Years of Service Pin

This pin is given to adults in Girl Scouting in recognition of his or her adult years of service at five-year intervals. Worn on the right side, below personalized identification pin or centered below ID pin, in absence of Girl Scout Gold Award or First Class pin. 3/4".

9. Outstanding Volunteer Award Pin

This award is given only once to an adult in a position other than a troop leader for service to a geographic area or program delivery audience that is beyond the expectations for the position. Worn on the right side of uniform, below personalized identification pin or centered below ID pin, or on either side of the years of service pin. 7/8" round, clutchback.

10. Outstanding Leader Award Pin

This award is given only once to recognize outstanding troop leadership in the delivery of Girl Scout program to girls, meriting recognition by geographic/service team. Worn on the right side of uniform, below personalized identification pin or centered below ID pin, or on either side of the years of service pin.

11. Personalized I.D. Pin

The personalized pins are Direct Ship (special order) items and available for purchase through individual Girl Scout councils only.

12. Lifetime Membership Pin

Wreath design and "Lifetime Member" surrounding logo. A 3 pt. simulated diamond is set in center of wreath. 3/4" diameter. The Lifetime Membership pin may be worn by any adult who is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of the USA. It may be purchased or given as a gift to any lifetime member. This pin may be worn on clothing other than the uniform as well. Does not replace the Girl Scout membership pin.

13. Appreciation Pin

This pin is given only once to recognize outstanding service to a geographic area or program delivery audience that furthers the council's goals. 1/2".

14. Thanks Badge - Gold Filled

This award is given only once to recognize exceptional service that benefits the total council or the entire Girl Scout movement. Gold-filled and enamel medallion on grosgrain ribbon. Safety catch closure.

15. Thanks Badge II

The Thanks Badge II - for Continuing Service - is similar to the Thanks Badge but recognizes continued outstanding service given by a Thanks Badge recipient that benefits the total council or the entire Girl Scout movement. Worn instead of, not in addition to the Thanks Badge. 5/8" gold-filled.

16. Honor Pin

This award is given only once to recognize outstanding service to two or more geographic areas or program delivery audiences. 5/8".

4. Girl Scout Traditional Membership Pin

This pin, worn by Girl Scout Juniors, Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors, and Girl Scout Adults signifies fulfillment of membership requirements. A Girl Scout can choose between this or the Contemporary Membership Pin. It is worn on the Insignia Tab on the left side of the uniform, centered above the heart. Safety Catch Pin.

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20. Religious Awards and Other Awards
Official 100th Anniversary Pin

Anniversary pin is worn above insignia tab (1).

1 All insignia are owned by Girl Scouts of the United States of America and are protected by law for use by GSUSA. None of the insignia may be copied, duplicated, or reproduced without prior express written authorization from Girl Scouts of the USA. All rights reserved.

Girl Scout badges, awards, and other insignia earned for the accomplishment of skill-building activities or any set requirements should be presented, worn, or displayed only after Girl Scouts have completed the requirements outlined in the appropriate program materials.

2 Participation patches and pins can be worn on the back of the uniform only.

3 All Girl Scout badges and Journey awards that appear in Girl Scouts of the USA Journey books and The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting are subject to U.S. Copyright Laws and cannot be duplicated or posted online. Links can be made from Girl Scout-related Web sites to any awards hosted by the official Girl Scout Web site.