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Can You Guess If These Girl Scout Badges Are Real Or Fake?

The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have been earning merit badges and selling cookies for centuries. But can you tell which badges really exist?

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  1. Comparison Shopping

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    Paramount Pictures
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    It's real!

    To earn this financial literacy badge, Cadette girls learn how to avoid fraud and ensure they are always paying a fair price.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  2. Textile Artist

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    Cartoon Network
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    It's real!

    For this badge, Senior scouts create two separate projects using a needle and thread, loom, spinning wheel, or other tool. They also meet with artists to learn more about the business side of the industry.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  3. Locavore

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    NBC
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    To earn the locavore badge, Senior scouts explore the benefits and challenges of eating locally, find local food sources, and try a local cooking challenge.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  4. Knots

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    Disney
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    It's fake!

    Although knot-tying is one of the biggest events at Girl Scout camps, there is no merit badge tied to knots.

    It's fake!
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  5. Special Agent

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    For this badge, Cadette girls learn the basics of forensics and psychology, including how to read body language and identify fingerprints.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  6. Earthquakes

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    There is currently no Girl Scout badge about earthquakes, but there are emergency preparedness patches!

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  7. Rocket Science

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    NASA
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    It's fake!

    While there are a number of STEM-related Girl Scout badges today, there is no badge for rocket science.

    It's fake!
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  8. Geocacher

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    For the geocacher badge, Junior scouts learn how to use a GPS receiver, make a trade item, and participate in a geocaching adventure!

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  9. Birds

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    Girl Scouts have badges for animal habitats and caring for pets, but none specifically about birds, bird watching, or birdcalls.

    It's fake!
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  10. Netiquette

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    Nickelodeon
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    For this badge, Cadette girls learn and discuss online bullying and privacy and how e-mail, commenting, and blogging differ.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  11. Cross-Training

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    NBC
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    For this badge, Senior scouts push themselves to create a challenging fitness routine that will help them achieve their personal physical goals.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  12. Venture Capital

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    While there are badges for entrepreneurship, there are no current Girl Scout badges for venture capital.

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    Etsy / Via etsy.com
  13. Entertainment Technology

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    Nintendo
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    To earn this badge, Junior scouts learn about video game development, the science behind roller coasters, and how to animate their own artwork.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  14. Public Policy

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    HBO
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    Ambassador scouts can earn the Public Policy badge by learning how activists advocate for change, researching national or state policy, and visiting local government to see policy creation in action.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America
  15. Snacks

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    For this badge, Brownie scouts learn about which snacks give them energy and how to make both sweet and savory snacks. In other words, it is the best badge ever.

    It's real!
    Girl Scouts of America

Can You Guess If These Girl Scout Badges Are Real Or Fake?

You are a Daisy Scout

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You are a Brownie Scout

Your vest is looking a little sparse. Give it another Girl Scout try!

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You are a Junior Scout

You're not quite ready to bridge to the next level yet. Keep learning!

You are a Junior Scout
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You are a Cadette Scout

Try practicing the Girl Scout Promise a few more times. "On my honor, I will try..."

You are a Cadette Scout
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You are a Senior Scout

Be more prepared next time!

You are a Senior Scout
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You are an Ambassador Scout

Congratulations, you know your badges!

You are an Ambassador Scout
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