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Patch Programs


 council patch 1


 This is the official Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas council patch, designed by Alicia Garza of Troop 1011 in 2007 when Girl Scouts Tip of Texas and Girl Scouts Paisano Councils merged to form GSGST.  This is a fun patch, and there are no requirements to earn it.

scouting around patch


Scouting Around GSGST is a patch with a center piece and five separate rockers.  This patch encourages girls to explore and experience the history and culture of the five regions where Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas has service centers.

Click on the names of regions below to see the requirements for each rocker:

Corpus Christi






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Project Undercover is the council's annual community service project conducted in October of each year and culminating on Make a Difference Day.  The project benefits children in the care of Texas Department of Family Protective Services by collecint donations of an often overlooked necessity - underclothing.  Donations of underwear, diapers, socks, etc., are collected and donated to local DFPS locations.  

Click here to see the most recent information, tally sheet, and DFPS location flier.



There are worlds of fun waiting in the Journey programs, and now there’s a great way for girls and volunteers to jump into the leadership activities designed to boost girls’ confidence, help them become resourceful problem solvers, develop healthy relationships, and much more!


Jump to Journey Check-out Kits are available in all service centers.   Check-Out kits have supplies necessary to complete one requirement of the Jump to Journeys patch program—the Journey Taster activities.  Leave a $25 deposit at the council to check out the box, and then return the box with all supplies inside to have your deposit returned to you.


Click here to see all of the patch requirements.



WellsFargo patch 



Making dreams a reality begins with knowing how to manage your money.  Living where you want, driving the car you love, starting a family, and traveling around the world, are possible for every girl who learns to manage her finances.  Wells Fargo has the tools and resources to teach all girls how to develop their financial literacy.  From Daisies on up to Ambassadors, the Wells Fargo Financial Literacy program will get Girl Scouts excited about learning how to manage a budget and save for the future. 

Get in touch with a local banker to deliver the program by calling Cindy Kawas at 361-886-6446 or sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




The GSGST Book Lovers' Club patch program goal is to inspire girls’ passion for reading, so they can enjoy the benefits of being an active reader, including enhanced critical thinking, empathy, imagination, and focus.


Click to see the patch requirements.



The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Patch Program is designed to allow girls to DISCOVER what solar energy is; CONNECT the importance of solar energy with their lives and the lives of other people and the planet; and to TAKE ACTION with what they’ve learned to use solar energy as a renewable and pollution-free resource.  The first 8,750 patches have been provided free of cost to Girl Scouts by Green Mountain Energy.  


Click here to see the patch requirements.




The PALS Animal Shelter (Corpus Christi) patch program was developed by Troop 9851 as part of their Girl Scout Silver Award project.  Click below for the requirements for each program level to complete the patch program:





Not from the Corpus Christi area?  These requirements can be used for your local shelter, and girls can receive a fun patch such as the ones found at



Beach and Bay the Gulf Coast Way


Beach and Bay the Gulf Coast Way is a patch program developed by Mary Hediger for her Girl Scout Silver Award.  Click below for the requirements for each program level:




Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

 do-dad patch


This patch is earned by proud Dads of Girl Scouts.

Click here to see the requirements to earn the Do-Dad patch.





Girl Scouts is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, which offers a number of patch programs, including the one on the left, the Global Action Theme badge.  Click on the badge to learn about this and other patch programs, including World Thinking Day, Climate Change, Games go Global patches, and more! 

Images of girls and women in the media are of great interest to girls today.  Girl Scouts of the USA, in partnership with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and  Dove, has launched Free Being Me,a leadership initiative focused on helping girls better understand global definitions of beauty, define beauty for themselves and boost their self-confidence in the process.  This program helps girls understand from a global perspective that a greater diversity of beauty exists and give them opportunity to take action to promote this diversity to girls locally and globally.  Importantly, Free Being Me can be used to introduce or enhance girls' experiences along the It's Your Story - Tell It! leadership Journey series.  

Patches are available for free for a limited time to Girl Scouts who complete the patch requirements.  For these patches, contact Shauna Cooke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800-477-2688.  

Download the patch requirements here.




Religious Awards are designed to help girls grow in their faith.  These patch programs are developed and maintained by faith and religious organizations.  Click on the poster at left to see Religious Awards resources available from the community at PRAY Publishing.







Keep Texas Beautiful is an organization dedicated to beautifying and improving community environments.  Click on the patch on the left to see the patches that are available to Girl Scouts for participating in Keep Texas Beautiful activities.

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Heart For the Homeless is a patch available through Bridge Communities, a non-profit striving to transition homeless families into affordable housing.  This patch program teaches awareness of homelessness with activities in a free downloadable curriculum.  Click on the patch on the left to follow a link to more information.




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