The GSUSA-American Volkssport Association (AVA) Master Program Patch (for all ages), developed jointly by Girl Scouts of the USA and the American Volkssport Association, encourages a fit lifestyle by making exercising outdoors fun and easy.
The White House Project Ms. President Patch (for all ages) allows Girl Scouts to take time to celebrate those women who have paved the way in social and political reform, as well as to learn about those who are on the frontlines of government today.
a joint WAGGGS-GSUSA patch, the Our Rights, Our Responsibilities Patch allows Junior Girl Scouts to join with Girl Scouts and Girl Guides internationally to gain a greater awareness of human rights and why they are essential for children worldwide.
The Water Drop Patch was jointly developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital (GSCNC). For all program age levels, it promotes learning about and taking action in various watershed/wetlands issues.
The President's Challenge has developed a model program for youth fitness - the Presidential Active Lifestyle Awards. Adults can earn the award,too..so get fit with the girls...starting now! There are lots of GS health & fitness awards that can be linked to this award.
These awards recognize youth ages 6 to 17 for establishing and maintaining a physically active lifestyle. To earn the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award, young people must maintain a physical activity log and commit to 60 minutes of physical activity a day, five days a week. Any young person who meets that goal for six weeks is eligible for the award.
Active Lifestyle program: Presidential Active Lifestyle Award
Presidential Champions program:
A list of Council's Own earned patch programs is available.
GSGLA's Council's Own patch programs are: