My Promise, My Faith
Girl Scouts and Faith
Celebrating Spirituality and Faith
Everything in Girl Scouting is based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law, which includes many of the principles and values common across religions. So while we are a secular organization, Girl Scouts has always encouraged girls to take spiritual journeys via their faiths' religious recognitions.
Girls of all grade levels can now earn the My Promise, My Faith pin, which complements existing
religious recognitions and allows girls to further strengthen the
connection between their faith and Girl Scouts. Once each year, a
girl can earn the My Promise, My Faith pin by carefully examining
the Girl Scout Law and tying it directly to tenets of her faith.
Requirements for this pin are included in The Girl's Guide to Girl
Scouting for all levels.
Created by national religious organizations to encourage the spiritual growth of youth members, religious recognition programs reinforce many of the values integral to Girl Scouting and help girls grow stronger in and learn more about their chosen faith.
Each religious organization develops and administers its own program. The brochure "To Serve God" (PDF) lists the religious recognitions created by various faith groups. You can find this brochure, a video explaining religious recognition programs, and other resources for collaborating with faith communities at P.R.A.Y. Publishing.
Some religious organizations are not affiliated with P.R.A.Y. or may not have a national office. To learn about their religious recognitions, contact local leaders.
Faith organizations regularly partner with Girl Scout councils to more closely link their religious recognitions with the national My Promise, My Faith pin. Adult volunteers advise girls along their personal faith journey and help them strengthen their own understanding of their faith. Contact customercare@gsgcf for details.
Faith Based Resources
Use these resources to assist you in connecting with your house of worship.
- Girl Scout Sunday - English | Español
- Girl Scout Sabbath - English | Español
- Girl Scout Jummah - English | Español
- Sample Prayers and Readings - Bilingual
- Sample Service Ideas - English | Español
- Make the Connection (for younger girls) - English | Español
- Make the Connection (for older girls) - English | Español
- My Promise My Faith - Fact Sheet