Girl Scout Cadette: Grades 6-8 

Discovering Talents, Finding Connections!

As a Girl Scout Cadette, you can mix and match activities to suit your needs. Whether you want to play guitar or design your own dress for the dance, you can learn how while earning a badge or charm or just try it for fun! Girl Scout Cadettes connect with each other and build self-esteem and confidence in their skills as they really start to find out who they are and what they want to become. Cadettes can also participate in other Girl Scout Pathways and do not have to be part of a troop.

And you're never too old to join! If you are not already a Girl Scout, you don't have to worry about what you've missed - just look forward to what you can expereince NOW!

 

Charlevoix Public Library

The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador can receive. Th.. more

Charlevoix Public Library

A highly encouraged but not required to earn the Silver Award. Requirements are listed in The G.. more

Camp Sakakawea, Traverse City

Join us for our annual Camp Pride event. Come and help put camp to sleep for the winter. Help us t.. more

Grand Valley State University

Get the college experience by visiting Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus an.. more

Muskegon Service Center

Discover your inner artist! Arts and Carafes studio will supply the canvas, paint and brushes. We s.. more

Camp Anna Behrens

Join us for our annual Camp Pride event. Come and help put camp to sleep for the winter. .. more

Camp Anna Behrens

Join us for our annual Camp Pride event. Come and help put camp to sleep for the winter. Help us tak.. more

Mud Room, Ada

Sculpt a lump of clay into a bowl or vessel on a spinning potter’s wheel, then paint your proj.. more

Mud Room, Ada

Sculpt a lump of clay into a bowl or vessel on a spinning potter’s wheel, then paint your proj.. more

Kalkaska United Methodist Church

Make a Baker’s Hat and an Apron using coffee filters and a paper bag! Sketch a d.. more

Camp Albright, Reed City

This event combines elements of the popular reality show the Amazing Race and Minute to Win It. Clue.. more

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore is asking all troops to participate in the Every Dress Has a .. more

Betsy Cutler House

Come enjoy this time outside around a campfire with your Girl Scout friends. Sing songs, tell storie.. more

Central United Methodist Church, Traverse City

The royals are coming, the royals are coming! The royal Girl Scout Cadette, Senior and Ambassadors t.. more

“I got a badge for doing something I love – cooking!” – Haylee
“My favorite part of Girl Scouting is Resident Camp. I got to learn how to canoe with my friends!” – Katrina
“Last year my troop got to take a trip to Chicago. We saw a play and ate at a cool restaurant.” – Lauren

Girls now have three series of National Leadership Journeys to choose from! It's Your World - Change It, It's Your Planet - Love It, and It's Your Story - Tell It! On every Leadership Journey, everything girls do—whether it's performing science experiments, creating art projects, cooking simple meals, or learning to protect the planet's water supply—is aimed at giving them the benefits of the Girl Scout "Keys to Leadership": Discover, Connect, Take Action. Learn about all the Girl Scout Journeys here



Typical Activities for Girl Scout Cadettes:
  • Rafting down rapids with a river guide.
  • Attending a Broadway play on a trip to NYC.
  • Painting a mural on a community building.
  • Spending a week as a horse "wrangler" at resident camp.
  • Traveling with a group of girls from around the country on a Girl Scout Destinations trip.
  • Earning a Girl Scout Silver Award (download Guidelines here). 
  • Taking part in a Girl Scout Journey - an eight week themed program developed just for girls like you!


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