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Check out GSofSI's official insignia badges! Our Council's Own badges have three different categories that involve multiple grade levels - Building Bridges, Archeology in Southern Illinois and Southern Illinois Explorer. 

Building Bridges Badge
Building Bridges - Brownie

 

Building Bridges – GSofSI Brownie Council’s Own Badge 

There are more than half a million bridges in the USA and you rely on them every day to cross a river, road or other obstacle. The Mississippi River Region is a showcase of bridges from our past and westward expansion. Today they serve as a vital role in the economy and the region. In this badge you will learn about different bridges and their uses, engineering, construction and design. Get ready and cross the bridge to understanding these structures and the impact they have on your life! 

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Building Bridges - Junior

 

Building Bridges – GSofSI Junior Council’s Own Badge 

There are more than half a million bridges in the USA and you rely on them every day to cross a river, road or other obstacle. The Mississippi River Region is a showcase of bridges from our past and westward expansion. Today they serve as a vital role in the economy and the region. In this badge you will learn about different bridges and their uses, engineering, construction and design. Get ready and cross the bridge to understanding these structures and the impact they have on your life! 

Click here to learn more about the steps to earn this badge!

Archeology in Southern Illinois Badge
Archaeology Badge - Brownie

 

Archaeology in Southern Illinois – GSofSI Brownie Council's Own Badge 

Cahokia Mounds in southern Illinois was home to the largest prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico. Take a trip through time and discover what it was like to live in this ancient city. Along the way you will learn about archaeology, Native Americans and the great mounds that still stand today. 

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Archaeology Badge - Junior

 

 Archaeology in Southern Illinois – GSofSI Junior Council's Own Badge

Cahokia Mounds in southern Illinois was home to the largest prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico. Take a trip through time and discover what it was like to live in this ancient city. Along the way you will learn about archaeology, Native Americans and the great mounds that still stand today. 

Click here to learn more about the steps to earn this badge!

Southern Illinois Explorer Badge
Southern Illinois Explorer - Brownie

 

 Southern Illinois Explorer – GSofSI Brownie Council’s Own Badge 

It’s the southernmost region of the state of Illinois and known as the hills of Little Egypt. The area is hilly and rocky and more closely resembles the Ozarks of Missouri than the vast flat land of Illinois. This beautiful and rugged area is home to the great Shawnee National Forest which covers seven wilderness areas and other National Natural Landmarks. The past and present will become one as you walk the Trail of Tears, visit historical monuments and enjoy the beauty of an untouched forest. Take a trip on the wild side and become a “Southern Illinois Explorer” on your path to earning this one of a kind badge. 

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Southern Illinois Explorer - Junior

 

Southern Illinois Explorer – GSofSI Junior Council’s Own Badge 

It’s the southernmost region of the state of Illinois and known as the hills of Little Egypt. The area is hilly and rocky and more closely resembles the Ozarks of Missouri than the vast flat land of Illinois. This beautiful and rugged area is home to the great Shawnee National Forest which covers seven wilderness areas and other National Natural Landmarks. The past and present will become one as you walk the Trail of Tears, visit historical monuments and enjoy the beauty of an untouched forest. Take a trip on the wild side and become a “Southern Illinois Explorer” on your path to earning this one of a kind badge.

Click here to learn more about the steps to earn this badge!

Southern Illinois Explorer - Cadette

 

Southern Illinois Explorer – GSofSI Cadette Council’s Own Badge 

It’s the southernmost region of the state of Illinois and known as the hills of Little Egypt. The area is hilly and rocky and more closely resembles the Ozarks of Missouri than the vast flat land of Illinois. This beautiful and rugged area is home to the great Shawnee National Forest which covers seven wilderness areas and other National Natural Landmarks. The past and present will become one as you walk the Trail of Tears, visit historical monuments and enjoy the beauty of an untouched forest. Take a trip on the wild side and become a “Southern Illinois Explorer” on your path to earning this one of a kind badge.

Click here to learn more about the steps to earn this badge!


DISCLAIMER:
 Our badges will read "GSSI" until our supplies sell out. When new badges are ordered they will bear our official name "GSofSI". Each badge cost $2.25 and should be ordered through the GSofSI shop.

 

What’s that? You’ve always wanted to…

Make your own movie, build a robot, cook food from a different country, go geocaching, sleep under the stars, write a book of short stories, plant a garden?

Invent something new, paint a masterpiece, be a good neighbor, take amazing nature photographs, make your bedroom into a jungle, run a business, go on an adventure trip?

Become a design engineer, camp with your troop, build a wooden bench, learn to play a musical instrument, or design a website?

Great news! You can learn to do all these things and earn Girl Scout badges as you go. 

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