Breathe!

A wind farm, an environmental scientist, or experiments using wind teach girls about the air we breathe. Cadettes can work together to complete their Breathe! Journey by planting an indoor garden, campaigning against smoking, or pushing for clean-air initiatives in their community.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

Bridging to Senior

  1. Pass it On. Share your talents and skills by teaching younger Girl Scouts something you learned to do as a Cadette.
  2. Look Ahead. As a Senior, your world will get event bigger – which means there’s so much more to explore. There’s no better way to find out what you have to look forward to than by talking with your Senior sisters.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Budgeting

There are many ways to spend your money. Should you buy that new book you’ve had your eye on or save up for a weekend of fun with friends? There’s a simple way to help decide: Make a budget — a plan for spending and saving money. This badge will help you learn to create a budget that’s right for you.

1. Practice budgeting for your values
2. Learn to track your spending
3. Find out about ways to save money
4. Explore different ways to give
5. Create a budget that focuses on your values

When I’ve earned this badge, I will be able to keep track of my money, save for the things I need and want, and help others by giving.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Business Plan

When you earn your Budgeting badge, you find out how to keep track of your money so that you can use it wisely. Basically, a budget is a plan for using your own money. When you run a business, you need a plan for the overall business, including the money you earn and how you want to use it. Create one in this badge!

1. Write your mission statement and business goals
2. Increase your customer base
3. Get into the details
4. Make a risk management plan
5. Gather expert feedback on your plan

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to write an effective business plan for my cookie business.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Cadette Aviation

It changes you, flying. The first time I felt the basket lurch aloft and watched the ground recede, something swelled inside me like the linseed-oiled cotton canopy overhead.

-Pat Valdata, “Where No Man Can Touch”

Mary Hawley Myers was the first woman to pilot her own aircraft in 1880 and her story still resonates today. Are you ready to see how aviation can change you?

  1. Preflight
  2. Taxi
  3. Takeoff
  4. Flight
  5. Landing

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll better understand the diverse world of aviation.

GS Cadette Aviation Badge

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.