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Brownie Program Ideas

Program Ideas and Adaptations for Brownies

This year, your Brownies will explore their world and discover just how far they’ll go with their Girl Scout sisters by their side! Inspire them to dream big with these fun and easy badges, Journeys, and activities, adapted for both virtual and safe in-person meetings. We’ll be adding content throughout the year, so bookmark this page and check back often!

How to use these resources:
Girl Scout Way Badge

Brownies learn all about the Girl Scout traditions and how to share the Girl Scout way. 


When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how to practice and share the Girl Scout way.


1. Sing everywhere
2. Celebrate Juliette Low's birthday
3. Share sisterhood
4. Leave a place better than you found it
5. Enjoy Girl Scout traditions


  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 3 of this badge.
Coding Basics Badge

Brownies find out how computer scientists write programs for computers to solve problems.


When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know how programmers write programs that make computers work and how people can use computers to help others.


1. Create algorithms for a computer that follow a sequence
2. Use loops to improve your algorithm
3. Use events to make things happen
4. Learn about women in computer science
5. Create your own set of commands that use events


  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead Step 1 of this badge.
Democracy for Brownies Badge

Brownies find out how people in the government decide what rules are made and how they are followed. 


When girls have earned this badge, they’ll know the three branches of government—and some of the things they are responsible for.


1. Find out about local government
2. Find out about state government
3. Find out about our country’s legislative branch
4. Find out about our country’s executive branch
5. Find out about our country’s judicial branch


  • Video demonstration: Watch a volunteer lead the Sunny petal.


Coming in November 2020

  • Meet My Customers
  • Cookie Family Meeting
  • Think Like an Engineer Journey

Coming in February 2021

  • Pets
  • STEM Career Exploration
  • Hiker
  • World Thinking Day

Find even more adapted activities in the Volunteer Toolkit—just look for the “Virtual” icon! Browse Award and Badge Explorer to see all of the badges, Journeys, and awards that will excite your Brownies!