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  The deeply held belief subscribed to by all members that all girls must be included in Girl Scout activities.  


The umbrella term for earned age-level awards, religious and other awards, emblems, and participation patches and pins. Girls wear all insignia, except participation patches and pins, on the front of their Girl Scout uniform.

Interest Form

Prospective girl or adult members can complete the online interest form, which will trigger staff to help them get started.


 A special ceremony in which a new member makes her Girl Scout Promise and receives her membership pin and is formally welcomed into Girl Scouting.