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Protect Your Planet

Earn your FREE environmental patch when you take part in this event!

Explore the science of climate change with two exciting new on-demand events from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)! You’ll hear from environmental scientists as you learn what you can do to protect Earth.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors

Take part in fun observation activities to earn the Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey. Plus, see how scientists use observation to solve problems that affect the environment.


Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

Hear directly from accomplished women who work in environmental science! Find out how they got their start and the issues that matter most to them. They’ll talk about what they do at the EPA, why it’s important, and how you can help.


EPA Patch
Get your FREE EPA patch! 

By viewing this Awesome Girls event and completing the post-event survey, you can get a special limited-edition patch in honor of the EPA’s 50th anniversary for FREE! Here’s how:

  1. Watch the entire event.
  2. Take this short survey.
  3. Look for a special coupon code and link to the Girl Scout Shop that will pop up at the end of the survey.
  4. Go to the link and use your code to order your patch!*

Please note supplies of the patch are limited and not guaranteed.

Guide Image
Download your FREE Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey guide! 

During this event, you’ll start your Think Like a Citizen Scientist Journey, and you'll definitely want to finish it! Visit the Girl Scout Shop to download all activity instructions and a Take Action guide for free! 

Guide available for each grade level, from Daisy to Ambassador.

Environmental Youth
Apply for the President’s Environmental Youth Award

The President’s Environmental Youth Award is an annual competition sponsored by the EPA to recognize outstanding environmental projects by students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Registration opens every fall. The deadline for the 2020–21 competition is February 21, 2021.

Learn more about the requirements and how to apply.

Meet the Speakers

Dr. Rebecca Dodder, EPA Supervisory Physical Scientist
Dr. Andrea Clements, EPA Physical Scientist
Shannon Griffin, EPA Biologist

Moderator: Darlene Cavalier, founder of