What is a Gold Award Project Advisor?

The project advisor should be identified in the planning phase before the Girl Scout Gold Award Project Proposal is turned in to the council. The project advisor expands the network of adults and provides expertise for a girl’s project. If a girl has an idea before she starts any work on her Girl Scout Gold Award, she might want to identify her project advisor from the very beginning.The project advisor is typically someone from the community who is knowledgeable about the issue and who can provide guidance, experience and expertise along the way. Girls are encouraged to connect with their community when earning the Girl Scout Gold Award. That means working with someone who is not a parent.
 

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