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Cadette Badge:  The Science of Happiness

Cadette Badge: The Science of Happiness I will admit initially I was not thrilled about doing this badge. How in the world was I going to present this information and keep the girls interested? However, there is a website that will change your life! It is one of those hidden gems I never would have found had it not been for the GS Badge. After presenting this information to my girls, I feel I have given them valuable information that will positively impact their life now and into the future…

Animal Helpers (Cadette badge)

The Animal Helpers badge is part of the “It's Your Story- Tell It!” badge set introduced in 2011. When a Girl Scout Cadette has earned this badge, she will know how animals help humans, and how to help them keep it up. The lives of humans and other animals have been linked for thousands of years – and the connection keeps getting stronger! CHOICES – DO ONE: Find out how views of animals have changed over the centuries. People used to think animals had no feelings, and they didn’t always let…

Badge Checklists

Checklists below include badges released as of July 2023! If you'd like checklists for the retired 2001 set of badges, please scroll...

Cadette Girl Scout Resources for Leaders

Are you the leader of a Cadette Girl Scout troop? Here are some resources for you to use as you guide your middle school girls through this level of scouting. Updated February 2022 *This post contains affiliate links. Cadette Leaders Need Practical Resources for Their Middle School Troop How many of you know a girl who was a Girl Scout past the fifth grade? If you are like most people, not many. When girls begin their adventures in Girl Scouting, they are as young as five years old and in…

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5 Fun Activities to help you earn the Cadette Good Sportsmanship Badge

Are you ready to put your sportsmanship skills to the test? As a Cadette working towards earning your Good Sportsmanship Badge, you know that being a good sport involves more than just winning or losing. It’s about showing respect for yourself, your teammates, and your opponents. That’s where these five ideas come in. From relay races to charades, this article will provide you with activities to earn this badge with ease. You will learn important lessons about teamwork, communication, and…

Science of Happiness (Cadette badge)

The Science of Happiness badge is part of the “It's Your World - Change It!” badge set introduced in 2011. For the badges released in 2011, scouts must complete all of the activities listed to earn the badge. What would make you happiest? Money? Cool clothes? Living in a mansion on a tropical island? Such things may make you happy for a while, but science shows they aren’t what keep you happy in the long run. What is? Pleasure, engagement, and meaning (see the redbox for more information).

First Girl Scout Cadette meeting ideas

The first Girl Scout Cadette meeting of the year is an important one. This group of girls has decided to continue with Girl Scouts, and they need to be involved with the planning.

Journey: Outdoor (Cadette)

EXPLORE! Use our Award and Badge Explorer tool to find out about every award, badge, and pin your girl can earn as she explores her interests and learns new skills as a Girl Scout!


As a Cadette leader, you know that your girls just want to jump in and have fun during meetings. This could make doing badges like Book Artist a challenge. The projects call for a lot of careful measuring and cutting — something the girls may not have patience for. You also will not want to …

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These Girl Scout ornaments are inspired by Girl Scout uniforms. They are a fun addition to your holiday décor or Christmas tree. The assortment features four vest ornaments; Daisy, Brownie, Junior, and Cadette/Senior/Ambassador. Each vest is decorated with the American flag, insignia, and assorted badges.
Thanks to Girl Scouts’ NEW Outdoor High Adventure badges, girls can choose their own adventure and explore the outdoors how THEY want to. Thanks, The North Face, for supporting the next generation of fearless G.I.R.L.s.
The future is Girl Scout green! Thanks to these 42 NEW badges, Girl Scouts will be prepared to become space scientists, cybersecurity experts, environmental leaders, explorers, and more! Get the scoop.
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