This year, your Brownies will explore their world and discover just how far they’ll go with their Girl Scout sisters by their side! Inspire them to dream big with these fun and easy badges, Journeys, and activities, adapted for both virtual and in-person meetings.
Brownies learn all about the Girl Scout traditions and how to share the Girl Scout way.
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how to practice and share the Girl Scout way.
Brownies find out how computer scientists write programs for computers to solve problems.
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how programmers write programs that make computers work and how people can use computers to help others.
Brownies find out how people in the government decide what rules are made and how they are followed.
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know the three branches of government—and some of the things they are responsible for.
Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Democracy for Brownies.
Brownies find out how to manage their money by pretending to be a customer. Then they use what they learned to make sure cookie customers enjoy buying from them.
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Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 1 of this badge.
Brownies will learn the difference between needs, like food and clothing, and wants, like video games and movie tickets.
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how to manage money wisely.
Shop for elf items with your elf doll Go grocery shopping Go clothes shopping Get ready for school Have some fun
Brownies find out how engineers solve problems and do a hands-on design challenge.
When girls have earned this award, they’ll know how engineers use the Design Thinking Process to solve problems and have completed a hands-on design challenge activity. Brownies will also have connected the steps of the Design Thinking Process to the steps of a Take Action project.
Find out how engineers use the Design Thinking Process to solve problems. Do 3 Design Thinking activities: design and build an assistive device, a water collection device, and a device that can launch a ball across a room. Plan a Take Action project that helps others. If you're a Girl Scout volunteer, go to Volunteer Toolkit for complete meeting plans and activity instructions.
Brownies learn how to choose the pet right for them—or find out how to take the best care of a pet they already have.
When girls earned this badge they’ll know how to take care of a pet.
Watch a volunteer lead Step 1 of this badge.
Every year, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world celebrate February 22 as a day of international friendship called World Thinking Day. The 2021 theme for World Thinking Day is "Peacebuilding." To earn this award, Brownies will explore the theme’s meaning and make a peace pledge to make a difference.
When girls have earned this award, they’ll understand what peacebuilding means and will have made a peace pledge for World Thinking Day.
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Brownies find out how all the things they love—like camping, baking, or walking a dog—can become jobs that change the world. Then, they’ll create a plan to turn their dreams into reality!
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how to use STEM to help others.
Watch a volunteer lead Step 2 and 3 of this badge.
Brownies find out what they need to know to become a Brownie hiker.
When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how to hit the trail for a hike.
Watch a volunteer lead Step 2 of this badge.
Brownies learn how scientists use observation to understand the world as they collect and analyze data as part of a citizen science project.
When girls have earned this award, they will have sharpened their observation and data collection skills through three citizen science activities. Brownies will also have put their skills into practice through a Take Action project.
Watch a volunteer lead Part 1 of this Journey.
Brownies choose a service project to put into action.
When girls have completed this activity, they will have given back to their community through a service project.
Find even more adapted activities in the Volunteer Toolkit—just look for the “Virtual” icon! Browse Award and Badge Explorer to see all of the badges, Journeys, and awards that will excite your Brownies!