Business Owner

Do you have a passion for fashion? Are you kooky about cooking? Or maybe you’re just wild about animals? With this badge, you’ll find out that it’s possible to turn something you love into a successful business!

1. Explore a business you might like to start someday
2. Learn the basics of running a business
3. Find out what kind of support is available for small-business owners
4. Investigate what makes great customer service
5. Understand the importance of consumer research

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know the basic steps to plan and create a new business

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Camper

An overnight trip in the great outdoors brings you closer to nature—and to your Girl Scout sisters. In this badge, plan a camping adventure! You might watch a sky full of stars, cook a meal on a stick, or share silly stories around the campfire. And you’ll definitely learn some new outdoor skills as you take part in this favorite Girl Scout tradition.

1. Start planning your adventure
2. Gain a new camping skill
3. Find your inner camp chef
4. Try a new activity
5. Head out on your trip — and have some nighttime fun!

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know how to have a great overnight camping trip at a campsite or cabin.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Cookie CEO

When you earn the Financial Literacy badge called Business Owner, you come up with ideas for a business you’d like to run someday, and then do research to see if the business would succeed. Guess what? When you sell Girl Scout Cookies, you’re already running your own business — and you can earn this badge for it!

1. Set a group goal
2. Explore how a small business works
3. Create a cookie sale job list
4. Learn to make a good impression
5. Track your sales

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know more about how to run all parts of my cookie business.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Customer Insights

When you earn the Financial Literacy badge called Savvy Shopper, you learn how to use your money wisely and how to tell the difference between what you need and what you want. Your customers want to do the same thing when they buy Girl Scout Cookies. Use what you learn from your customers to make your cookie business even stronger!

1. Ask an expert what customers want
2. Do some research at the grocery store
3. Find out who buys cookies and why
4. Learn from people who don’t buy
5. Listen for clues and ask great questions

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll have a better understanding of my cookie customers.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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Cybersecurity 1: Basics

  1. Find out how computers read information
  2. Discover how networks work
  3. Find out what protocols are and create one
  4. Explore computer communication protocol
  5. Find out what malware is

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know the basics of cybersecurity and how computers communicate.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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