A key part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is the leadership journey, a coordinated series of activities grouped around a theme. Each journey is tied to some of Girl Scouts' 15 national outcomes for girls, as defined in the Girl Scout Leadership Model. These outcomes are integral to the three leadership keys: Discover, Connect, and Take Action.
Girls now have three series of leadership Journeys to choose from:
Visit our council shop page to see all Journey books.

Journey Awards

In a Girl Scout journey, awards link experiences, discussions and ideas that girls explore together. As girls progress through the levels from Daisy to Ambassador, their awards signify attaining new and higher levels of knowledge and skills, and ultimately a deeper understanding of what it means to be a leader who makes a difference in the world.

All the steps girls take toward earning awards are built right into the journey. Adult guides for each level provide tips for coaching girls along the way. Another important tradition that helps girls remember what awards stand for is the ceremony. Journeys offer girls ideas about meaningful ways to celebrate earning awards so that girls always know why these accomplishments matter.

All girls may not have the exact same experience, but they can each take away new insights, connections and a sense of accomplishment.

Journey Mapping Tool

What makes a great Girl Scout year? Earning badges, hiking and camping, taking field trips, selling cookies, and enjoying Girl Scout traditions. Visit the link below for help and tips to "map" out your Girl Scout year using our new leadership journeys! This fun, interactive site can be used at your troop/group/IGM gatherings to help girls understand and use their new resource books.

Journey Mapping Tool