Earning Badges & Patches
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Earning Badges & Patches

Girl Scouts who participate in LINK Program activities in each of the following categories will earn the entire LINK Lock & Chain Patch Set. Activities are marked with symbols that indicate which Chain Patches you can earn, and Lock & Chain patches are available for purchase in our Council Shops. 

  • Civics & History (civics, history, law)
  • Highest Awards (Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards)
  • Excursions (outdoors, summer camp, travel, overnights)
  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, math, animals, environment
  • Life Skills (financial literacy, sewing, cooking)
  • Fine Arts (art, theater, media)
  • Healthy Living (sports, healthy relationships, healthy eating)
  • College & Careers (college and career exploration, business skills)

Girls can sign up for activities as individual participants or with other troop members, and families are welcome to attend where specified.

For troops and Service Units unable to participate in activities due to scheduling conflicts, our Program on the Go service is available. 

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