Cadettes (Grades 6-8)
Girl Scout Cadettes is the fourth level in Girl Scouts and is open to girls in grades 6-8.
Making forever friends, saving the planet, standing up against stereotypes, using their powers for the greater good—that’s what being a Girl Scout Cadette is all about.
Cadette Primitive Camper Badge Activity: Be a Dishwashing Diva
Whether you’re in the backcountry or backyard, you need to know how to properly clean up after a meal using an easy (and fun!) three-bucket technique.
Cadette Trees Badge Activity: Design A Tree House
Think like an architect and create a unique design for the perfect tree house.
Cadette Eco Trekker Badge Activity: Make a Difference after Your Eco Trek
Put together a short documentary of your trek and the environmental issue you explored. Share it with your troop, school, family, and friends. Get a discussion going after your presentation to talk about possible solutions.
Cadette Outdoor Art Apprentice Badge Activity: Explore Art Outdoors
Record how things change outdoors. Head outside and find a scene—it might be a lake, a tree, the ocean, a trail, or a plant in your backyard. You can even find a family photo or look online. Write about it or sketch it in color. Record everything you observe.
Cadette Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey Activity: Jump Into the Scientific Method
Explore how scientists solve problems as you create a field guide about your environment. Then, find out how you can help real scientists with their research!
Cadette Cybersecurity Safeguards Badge Activity: Inventory Your Digital Presence
Explore some of the types of data collected by websites and apps and learn about your digital footprint and how to control and protect data.
Cadette Space Science Researcher Badge Activity: Construct a Spinner
Discover the dynamic qualities of light by creating a spinner called a Newton Disk.
Cadette Think Like an Engineer Journey Activity: Take the Corgi Vest Design Challenge
Find out how engineers solve problems with the Design Thinking Process. Then, take on a design challenge to engineer a life vest for a corgi!
Life Skills Activities
Cadette New Cuisines Badge Activity: Bake over a Campfire
Learn how to bake an orange cake over a campfire or grill (or inside using a stove or microwave).
Cadette Eating For You Badge Activity: Be a Chemical Detective
Explore the connection between diet and stress level.
Cadette Finding Common Ground Badge Activity: Get to Know Someone Different From You
Practice seeing something from a different perspective.
Cadette First Aid Badge Activity: Find Out How to Treat Serious Outdoor Injuries
Research wilderness emergencies and find out how to treat serious outdoor injuries.
Cadette Comic Artist Badge Activity: Make Sticky-Note Comics
Get the hang of comic stories by drawing one of these on a sticky note (rough, rough sketching, remember!)
Cadette Girl Scout Way Badge Activity: Learn the History of Your Girl Scout Council
Explore local Girl Scout traditions and memories.
Cadette Global Action Award Activity: Make a Gender Equality Playlist
As part of earning a Global Action Award, create a gender equality playlist to explore how themes and messages of gender equality can show up in the music we listen to.
Cadette International Girls in ICT Day Activity: Plan a Movie Night
Plan a night to watch a movie about women in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) in order to celebrate International Girls in ICT Day.
Cadette Science of Happiness Badge Activity: Test Ways to Be More Joyful
Learn about then experiment with different techniques to increase your happiness.
Cadette Screenwriter Badge Activity: Decide What Makes a Good Script Good
Think about the movies or television shows you love most. Then examine them for clues as to what makes them work.
Girl Scout Silver Award Activity: Take Action to Create Positive Change
Girl Scouts are the youth leaders their communities need to create solutions to the new and ever-changing obstacles that arise from this global pandemic.
Cadette Entrepreneur Badge Activity: Brainstorm Business Ideas
Learn to think like an entrepreneur by identifying promising business opportunities.
Cadette Financing My Dreams Badge Activity: Explore Dream Jobs
Find a brighter future in your "dream job" by exploring your interests, talents, skills, and hobbies now.
Troop Leaders: The instructions for all badge steps are available free of charge in your Girl Scout Volunteer Toolkit.