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How to Earn a Girl Scout Ranger certificate or Patch
Girl Scouts celebrate

Girl Scouts celebrate "Girl Scout Day at the Capital" at Lincoln Home National Historic Site, IL where they had the chance to learn about 1860's-era activities and lifestyle

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Becoming a Girl Scout Ranger and earning a certificate or patch is easy! Take a look at the simple steps.

Earn a certificate

Earn a patch

  1. Participate for ten hours in either an educational program or volunteer service or action project.
  2. Girl Scouts will be awarded a patch upon verbally reporting their completion of the program requirements to an NPS employee or volunteer at a visitor center or information center.

Share your Experience
We would love to hear about your experience as a Girl Scout Ranger! Keep in touch with us. Send an email to the National Park Service at npsyouthprograms@nps.gov. Be sure to include your name, age, and troop.