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Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform
Girl Scout Cadettes (Grades 6-8)

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

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

Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform Where to Place Insignia on a Uniform
Cadette Grosgrain Insignia Tab - Blue

Girl Scout Cadette Insignia Tab in navy grosgrain ribbon. The Official World Trefoil Pin and Official Girl Scout Membership Pins shown on the tab are sold separately.

Cadette Grosgrain Insignia Tab - Blue

Girl Scout Cadette Insignia Tab in navy grosgrain ribbon. The Official World Trefoil Pin and Official Girl Scout Membership Pins shown on the tab are sold separately.

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.

Lifesaving Award - Bronze Cross

Girl Scout Lifesaving awards are given to registered Girl Scouts (not adults) who have saved a human life or attempted to save it under circumstances that indicate heroism or risk to their own lives and who have performed heroic acts beyond the degree of maturity and training to be expected at their age. The Bronze Cross is given for saving a life or attempting to save a life with risk to the candidate's own life.

Cadette Journey Summit Award pin

The Journey Summit Award signifies the completion of all three Leadership Journeys.

Legacy Awards

The Legacy badges are based on activities that Girl Scouts have been doing since 1912. There are seven groups of Legacy badges: Artist, Athlete, Citizen, Cook, First Aid, Girl Scout Way, and Naturalist. The Legacy badges give girls variety and choice, so they'll have lots to do and they get to pick which badges they're most interested in. Plus, they'll see how relevant these topics still are to girls today. See a chart of the National Proficiency Badges (PDF).

Cadette Silver Torch Award pin

This award recognizes Cadettes who act as leaders in their communities. There are two steps to earning this award, they are outlined in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

Membership pin - Contemporary

This pin, worn by Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors and 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.

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.

Ambassador Journey Award Pin

Ambassador Justice Award Pin. Copper color pin shaped in the word "SAGE" with three mini charms dangling from the word. 1" x 1 3/4". Earned Award.

Senior Journey Award Visionary pin

Girl Scout Senior Sow What? Award Pin. Bronze colored circle pin with blades of wheat, three round epoxy accents and "GS" "Harvest" at bottom of pin. 1 1/4". Earned Award.

Leader in Training Award

The Leader-In-Training Award for ages 15 and up indicates completion of a required Leader-In-Training internship. Wear the Leader-in-Training (LIT) award directly above the Girl Scout Program Aide Award on the sash, above the Girl Scout Interest Project awards. Wear it on the left side of the vest as shown. (Contact your local Girl Scout council for further information).

International Friendship Recognition pin

This pin is earned as a Girl Scout living overseas and registered with a USA Girl Scout Overseas Committee. The award encourages Girl Scouts overseas to develop international friendships with girls in their host country. Learning to find a friend and making new friends is a valuable skill at home and abroad.

Girl Scout Senior Program Aide Award

The Girl Scout Senior Program Aide Award for Girls 14-17 recognizes completion of 25 hours of Program Aide service at the 14-17 grade-level. This award for ages 14-17 has silver letters. Place these awards above the Girl Scout Interest Project awards on the insignia sash or on the left side of the uniform vest. They should be directly below the Leader-in- Training (LIT) Award and Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Award. (Contact your local Girl Scout council for further information).

Program Aide Award pin

There are three steps to earn the Program Aide award. Earn one LiA award, complete a council-designed leadership course training, and work directly with younger girls over six activity sessions. See the Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for details.

Girl Scout Cookie Activity pin

The Cookie Activity pin is an earned award that is worn to show participation in the Girl Scout Cookie Activity after completing participation activities outlined in the Cookie Activity Guide. The pin(s) are awarded each year in a different color. The 2014-2015 Pin is Electric Blue. Clutchback. Made in the USA. See additional Cookie Activity Resources.

Journey Leadership Awards

Girl Scout Cadette Journey Leadership Award Patch Set. Three for each Journey. Iron-on.

Cadette Leadership in Action Award (LIA)

This award is for mentoring Girl Scout Brownies. There are three different LiA awards Cadettes can earn, one for each of the Brownie Journeys.

Lifeaving Award - Medal of Honor

Girl Scout Lifesaving awards are given to registered Girl Scouts (not adults) who have saved a human life or attempted to save it under circumstances that indicate heroism or risk to their own lives and who have performed heroic acts beyond the degree of maturity and training to be expected at their age. The Medal of Honor is given for saving a life or attempting to save a life without risk to the candidate's own life.

Make Your Own

If there's a skill that girls feel they need, if there's more they want to understand about a particular topic, or if there's just an area where they want to have some fun, they can make themselves an official Girl Scout badge to learn how. Girls write the steps, complete them, and design and order a badge online. Girls can make one badge for each year.

Girl Scout Silver Award pin

The Girl Scout Silver Award Pin signifies completion of a Silver Award project. The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. Learn more about this award.

Financial Literacy Badges

The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting includes information about Financial Literacy badges. These badges help girls learn about using money wisely—how to make it, how to spend it, how to save it, and how to share it with others. Girls can earn one Financial Literacy award each year. See a chart of the National Proficiency Badges (PDF).

World Thinking Day patch

Each year on February 22, World Thinking Day, girls participate in activities and projects with global themes to honor their sister Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in other countries. Learn more about this award.

Cadette Community Service Bar

The Cadette Community Service bar signifies making a difference in the community—and practicing the values of the Girl Scout Law. It's a great way to get involved with a cause you care about. To earn the bar, girls choose an organization they'd like to volunteer with, then complete at least 20 hours of service.

Girl Scout Cadette Leadership pin

Girl Scout Leadership Award for Girls 14-17 (formerly the Girl Scout Cadette Award). This award indicates leadership experiences as a Girl Scout 11-14. Place this award between the Girl Scout Leadership Award for Girls 14-17 and the Girl Scout Junior Leadership Pin. Requirements for earning this award can be found in the Cadette Handbook. Silver.

Global Action Award

By earning the Global Action award, girls can learn, in a fun and educational way, about serious global issues affecting girls, young women, and their communities. Learn more about this award.

USAGSO pin

The pin is available to any girl who is, or has been, registered in a USA Girl Scouts Overseas committee.

Cookie Business Badges

Girls can take the skills they have learned doing the Financial Literacy badges and use them during the cookie sale activity to earn their Cookie Business badges. Each year they can earn one Financial Literacy badge and one Cookie Business badge. See a chart of the National Proficiency Badges (PDF).

Bridge to Girl Scout Senior Award

Moving from one Girl Scout age level to another is called bridging. The Bridging Award is earned by completing a set of activities that help a girl learn about the next age level they are entering. Bridge to Girl Scout Seniors is worn on the Senior sash or vest above the Brownie Wings. Read more about this award.

Bridge to Girl Scout Cadette Award

Moving from one Girl Scout age level to another is called bridging. The Bridging Award is earned by completing a set of activities that help a girl learn about the next age level they are entering. Bridge to Girl Scout Cadettes is worn on the Cadette sash or vest directly above the Brownie Wings. Read more about this award.

Brownie Wings

Girl Scout Brownie Wings show that a girl has completed her years as a Girl Scout Brownie. She is ready to "fly up" to Girl Scout Juniors. This is a tradition that goes back to when Girl Scout Brownie leaders were called Brown Owls. The wings are worn on the sash or vest, directly under the Bridging Awards. The Girl Scout Brownie Wings are often given at year-end award ceremonies.

Cadette Service to Girl Scouting

For girls that volunteer at least 20 hours to the Girl Scout organization, they can receive the Cadette Service to Girl Scouting bar. For example, they might volunteer their time at a special event for younger girls, be an office assistant for their council or service unit, or help with special projects.

Personalized I.D. pin

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

Official Girl Scout Membership Star

Each membership star stands for one year of registration. Place the stars directly beneath the troop/group numerals on the sash or the right side of the vest, beginning with the Girl Scout Daisy star (on BLUE disc) on the right side, then Girl Scout Brownie stars (on GREEN discs), Girl Scout Junior stars (on YELLOW discs), Girl Scout Cadette stars (on WHITE discs), Girl Scout Senior stars (on RED discs) and Girl Scout Ambassador stars (on BLUE discs).

Senior Disc for Membership Star

Each membership star stands for one year of registration. Place the stars directly beneath the troop/group numerals on the sash or the right side of the vest, beginning with the Girl Scout Daisy star (on BLUE disc) on the right side, then Girl Scout Brownie stars (on GREEN discs), Girl Scout Junior stars (on YELLOW discs), Girl Scout Cadette stars (on WHITE discs), and Girl Scout Senior stars (on RED discs), Girl Scout Ambassador stars (on BLUE discs). Discs are in a package of 24.

Ambassador Disc for Membership Star

Each membership star stands for one year of registration. Place the stars directly beneath the troop/group numerals on the sash or the right side of the vest, beginning with the Girl Scout Daisy star (on BLUE disc) on the right side, then Girl Scout Brownie stars (on GREEN discs), Girl Scout Junior stars (on YELLOW discs), Girl Scout Cadette stars (on WHITE discs), and Girl Scout Senior stars (on RED discs), Girl Scout Ambassador stars (on BLUE discs). Discs are in a package of 24.

Cadette Disc for Membership Star

Each membership star stands for one year of registration. Place the stars directly beneath the troop/group numerals on the sash or the right side of the vest, beginning with the Girl Scout Daisy star (on BLUE disc) on the right side, then Girl Scout Brownie stars (on GREEN discs), Girl Scout Junior stars (on YELLOW discs), Girl Scout Cadette stars (on WHITE discs), and Girl Scout Senior stars (on RED discs), Girl Scout Ambassador stars (on BLUE discs). Discs are in a package of 24.

Iron-on Troop Numerals

Official Girl Scout Troop Numerals are purchased per digit and put together to create your full troop number. Green Felt. Numbers 0-9. Iron-On.

Troop Crests

The Troop Crest is chosen by a Girl Scout troop. The crests are worn by Girl Scout Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Center the troop crest directly under the council identification strip.

Official Girl Scout Iron-on Council Identification Set

The council identification strip set includes your council name and Official Girl Scouts of the USA identification strip. The two are worn together on the front of the Official Girl Scout Junior, Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador vest or sash. The strips are Iron-on for easy application. See individual packaging for specific instructions.

Official American Flag Wavy Design Iron-On Patch

American Flag Patch represents the USA flag in a wavy fabric design. Official and embroidered in red, white and blue. It can be worn by all Girl Scouts on their vest, sash or tunic. Girl Scout Daisies may wear the flag patch on the right shoulder of the tunic. All others may wear the flag patch above the Girl Scout Council ID set on the sash or vest. Learn more about Flag Ceremonies.

Safety Award pin

When Girls learn how to stay safe on Girl Scout adventures, they will earn this important award. The steps needed to earn the award are outlined in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting.

Skill-Building Awards

Girls can add more badges, depending on what topics interest them. These Skill-Building badges come together in three packets, one for each of the three Journeys. See a chart of the National Proficiency Badges (PDF).

Membership pin - Traditional

This pin, worn by Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors, and 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.

Ten Year Award

The award replaces a 10-year pin guard. It represents 10 years of registered membership as a girl member. Membership need not be continuous. Position this pin to the right of the Girl Scout Membership Pin.

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Bronze Award pin

The Girl Scout Bronze Award should be worn to the right of the insignia tab. Learn more about this award.

Charms
My Promise My Faith pin

Earning My Promise, My Faith helps girls explore how Girl Scouting and their faith offer similar ideas about how to act—and how Girl Scouting can tie into their faith. Girls can earn this Award once a year, every year they are in Girl Scouts.

Ambassador Journey Award patch

Girl Scout Ambassador Justice Award Patch. Iron-on patch embroidered patch with the word "Sage" and "GS" inside a sage leaf. 1 7/8" x 1 1/2". Earned Award.

Senior Journey Award Visionary patch

Girl Scout Senior Award Patch. Iron-on patch with embroidered blades of wheat and "GS" "Harvest" on bottom of patch. 1 12". Earned Award.

Official 100th Anniversary pin

Anniversary pin is worn above insignia tab.

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.