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Patch Programs

Bring the exploration, fun, and learning of Girl Scouts to your family even when circumstances are keeping Girl Scouts from meeting up in person. Use these free patch programs to keep your girl, your troop, and your community connected. 

Completing patch programs will help your girls along their Journey, and may satisfy requirements for certain badges. 

More at-home activities | Purchasing your fun patch

Upcoming Virtual Patch Programs

Join us Tuesdays live on our Facebook page as we complete patch programs together or join us later from our YouTube channel!

Fourth of July - July 7, 1 p.m.
National Ice Cream Day - July 14, 1 p.m.
Friendship Bracelets - July 21, 1 p.m.
Magic Tricks - July 28, 1 p.m.
National S'mores Day - Aug. 4, 1 p.m.
Origami - Aug. 11, 1 p.m.
Suffrage - Aug. 18, 1 p.m.
Tent Setup - Aug. 25, 1 p.m.
 

Featured Patch of the Month

Every month we feature a brand new patch program created just for GSWPA! Check back each month for new activities!

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July: Picnic Fun (PDF)

Discover—Learn how specific plants can be beneficial to your environment.
Connect—Plant a garden that will help your community.
Take Action—Share your gardening knowledge.


NEW! At Home Challenge Patch Program

Discover—Discover virtual programming within our Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania council.
Connect—Connect with community and global partners.
Take Action—Take action with a service project.

 

GSWPA Patch Programs

All GSWPA patch programs are self-guided, suitable for all grade levels, and sorted by category below. 

Life Skills & Fun
Outdoor
STEM
Council Favorites
Annual Observances/Holidays


 

Program Partner Patches

Heinz Memorial Chapel Patch Program
To earn this patch, girls will discover the history represented in Heinz Memorial Chapel at the University of Pittsburgh, learn more about historical figures and neo-gothic architecture, and bring the knowledge she gains from this experience to other girls.

Pennsylvania Paraoptometric Association - Vision Awareness Patch
Pennsylvania Paraoptometric Association (PPA) would like to offer Girl Scouts the opportunity to earn a Vision Awareness Patch. PPA is an association committed to enhancing the quality of eye care. PPA believe the activities required for the girls to earn this patch will make them more aware of the importance of eyesight and good vision care. The girls’ efforts may even spark an interest in Optometry or related fields. Check out the resource guide they've provided to help GSWPA Girl Scouts earn the patch. 


Purchasing your fun patch:
After competing a patch program, you can purchase your fun patch from our GSWPA shops for $1.25 by completing the GSWPA Shop Order Form. Fun patches can be worn on the back of Girl Scout's vest or sash.