Category Gold Award

Gold Award Girl Scout: Jill Z.

Open to girls in high school only, the Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls (and the most difficult to earn), and it’s available exclusively to Girl Scouts. When you earn the Gold Award, you can tackle the issues most important to you. Gold Award Girl Scouts are inspiring leaders who are working on a […]

Gold Award Girl Scout: Audrey P.

Open to girls in high school only, the Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for girls (and the most difficult to earn), and it’s available exclusively to Girl Scouts. When you earn the Gold Award, you can tackle the issues most important to you. Gold Award Girl Scouts are inspiring leaders who are […]

Julie Averbach Named Young Woman of Distinction by GSUSA

  We are so excited to announce that Julie Averbach, an outstanding Girl Scout from Short Hills, NJ, has been recognized as a 2016 National Young Woman of Distinction by Girl Scouts of the USA. This is an incredible accomplishment, as each year GSUSA chooses only ten girls nationally to receive this award!

Read About the #YearoftheGold in NJ Monthly!

This year, we are celebrating 100 Years of the Girl Scout Gold Award—that’s huge! Since 1916, Girl Scouts have been making a meaningful, sustainable change in their communities and around the world. Not only does earning the Girl Scout Gold Award teach girls about leadership and project management, but it helps them learn about themselves as […]

Promote the Legacy of Leadership by Going Gold!

Here at Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, we’ve officially kicked off the “Year of the Gold!” This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Gold Award, the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn. Since 1916, Gold Award recipients have been changing our world for the better – as bold leaders, innovators, and visionaries. […]

Attention Gold Award Recipients

Become a 2014 National Young Woman of Distinction APPLY NOW for The National Young Women of Distinction Award.  The NYWOD is the designation, and special honor conferred by GSUSA on ten Girl Scout Gold Award recipients whose final projects demonstrated extraordinary leadership, had a measurable and sustainable impact, and addressed a local challenge that related […]

Gold Award Congratulations!

An impressive 137 GSHNJ Members Earn Girl Scouting’s Highest Honor: The Girl Scout Gold Award! This weekend, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) presented 137 young women from across the Council’s seven-county region with Girl Scouting’s highest honor — the Girl Scout Gold Award. The Girl Scout Gold Award is achieved by girls whom […]