Everything in Girl Scouting is based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law. The Girl Scout Law includes many of the principles and values common to most faiths. Thus, while a secular organization, Girl Scouts has, since the movement began, 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 developed by Girl Scouts of the USA. This pin, which girls can earn once a year, complements existing religious recognitions and allows all girls to further strengthen the connection between their faith and Girl Scouts. A girl earns the My Promise, My Faith pin by carefully examining the Girl Scout Law and directly tying it to tenets of her faith. Requirements for this pin are included in The Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting for all levels, see a summary in this document.



Catholic Awards


Catholic Girl Scouts grades K-12 are invited to earn their Catholic religious awards. For each award, girls will receive a workbook, which they will complete at home with a parent. Books can be ordered by September 30. Deadline for completion will be February 4, 2018. The girls will meet once as a group by award level to review and discuss their work on the requirements.


There is also a patch program celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the visitations at Fatima. The patch can be worked on independently or by attending a retreat event on December 3, 2017. The religious awards will be presented to scouts at the Girl Scout Recognition Liturgy of the Word/Award Ceremony on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Basilica in Newark. The GS Mass at St. Michael's will be on Sunday, March 11, 2018.


For more information contact or see the Roman Catholic Religious Awards for Cranford Girl Scouts form to register.



Jewish Awards


The Girls Scouts of Cranford are currently seeking a 2017-2018 coordinator for the Jewish Awards. For more information, or if you are intersted in filling this position, contact