I want to use material from Girl Scout handbooks or other Girl Scout copyrighted publications. How do I get permission?
Complete the Request for Permission to Reprint GSUSA Copyrighted
Material form enclosed in our Communications in Girl Scouting
booklet and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I take photos, illustrations, or text from the Girl Scout Web site without permission?
No. Almost all photos, illustrations, and text on this site are
copyrighted by Girl Scouts of the USA and require permission for use,
even on a Girl Scout council site. Some material are copyrighted by
third parties and may not be available for use. Always ask for
permission first. Councils should follow the same procedures for getting
permission to use printed material described above.
Do I need permission to use the Girl Scout service mark on my Girl Scout troop/group or service unit Web site?
Yes, you do need permission to include the service mark on your site.
You should work directly with staff at your local Girl
office for approval and assistance. Council staff may then contact email@example.com
Do I need permission to use badges and symbols on my Web site?
The use of official insignia (all of which is trademarked) is highly
restrictive. You may submit your plans for proposed use to firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the proper use of the Girl Scout service mark?
Many rules and regulations govern the use of the service mark. Our
published Graphic Guidelines
outlines these procedures. To review the guidelines, please contact
Girl Scout council
office. You may also e-mail us at email@example.com
Can I use pictures or illustrations from Girl Scout handbooks or other Girl Scout copyrighted publications?
No, Girl Scouts of the USA does not give permission for use of
illustrations, photographs, or artwork from its publications.
Is there a Web site with Girl Scout songs that I can use without permission?
No. Before using any Girl Scout songs, you should check to determine
their copyright status. If a song is copyrighted, you cannot use it
Can I request a listing of songs, such as graces or camp or action songs?
No, such a listing is not available. If you want to use songs in a
certain category, then you must be specific about the title of each one.
Am I allowed to use only the words (not the music) of copyrighted songs without permission?
No, copyright laws cover both the words and music of a song. Permission
must be granted.