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SAn Diego GS troop 4339 getting ready to place flags on the graves at Fort Rosecrans military cemetery.

Cadette Scouts

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Girl Scouts laying flags at military cemetery
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Cadettes… now it’s getting real.

Your troop is ready to make just about all their Girl Scout plans from meeting ideas to spending cookie money. Cadettes have earned the right to tailor their Girl Scout experience to be something they will remember for years to come.

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Silver Award project

Silver Award
See what other Cadettes have done for their Girl Scout Silver Award. When they are finished make sure to share photos and a summary of what they did. Tell us about yours to earn $40 in store credit for your troop!

Cadette Troop 50419 earning their Digital Movie Maker Badge at the Apple Store.

Cadette Badges

Your Cadette Girl Scouts may not want to work on badges at every meeting. It’s OK if they don’t, but when they do, make sure it is a fun experience they are sure to remember.

GSSEM Cadette Troop #41135

Cadette Journeys

The Brownie Journeys can be a rewarding experience for your girls. Don’t get overwhelmed. We have many ideas that make it simple to guide your girls in completing their Journey.

Troop 60266 dressed for Greece. They also made a Trojan horse out of cookie boxes.

World Thinking Day

Need help picking a country? Or maybe your girls know what country they want to represent but you want ideas for costumes, food or SWAPS. You’ll find it all here.


Girl Scout SWAPs
It’s fun and affordable, so make SWAPS to trade at your next event or trade online with us. Join our SWAP Sensation to mail your SWAPS to us, then we will send SWAPS from other Girl Scouts to you.

Cadette Troop 1759 shopping for two girls we adopted from the Salvation Army "Angel Tree."

Community Service

Girl Scouts can “make the world a better place” by doing service projects right in their community.

Fun Fact:
Cadettes became an official Girl Scout level in 1963.


Cadette Crafts and Activities

It’s time to purge your craft box of peel and stick foamies. Donate them to a new Daisy troop. Your girls need fresh, new hands-on activities to keep them interested.


Girl Scout Freebies

You’ll find word puzzles and help with badges and journeys. Don’t miss our teen role models free printables.

Cadette Troop #41135 Rededication

Ceremonies and Traditions

From meeting openers and flag ceremonies to investitures, rededication and bridging, find out about what makes Girl Scouting special.


Cadette Fun Patches

Your older girls will still like to add fun patches to their vests. Just make sure they are representative of the girls’ memories and, of course, let them do the picking.


Trips and Tours
Never underestimate your girls at this age. Trips should be packed with adventure. Tell us what you’ve done and get $40 in store credit for your troop!

cadette cookies

Girl Scout Cookies

It’s that wonderful time a year when real life stops and cookies take over. Find out how to sell more and have more fun while doing it!


Celebrations, Events and Parties

From small parties and parades to huge service unit events, your troop will enjoy the social side of the Girl Scout experience.

Cindy Smith's Cadette troop in a canoe while camping.

Camping and Outdoor Activities

Take it to the next level with your girls and try some new experiences.


Girl Scout Leader 411 Blog

Get great tips and ideas from other leaders or submit your own and get $40 in store credit for your troop!