Junior Girl Scouts can earn the Business Jumpstart badge today! This is a digital course that contains fun videos and activities that meet all badge criteria. All VicTreeFi courses are created by financial professionals (and Girl Scouts alums)! When your Junior completes this course, she will receive a virtual certificate as proof of completion.
VicTreeFi is a female-founded company, dedicated to promoting financial education. The company’s co-founder was a Girl Scout. VicTreeFi provides on-demand courses for students that are self-paced and mobile-friendly. Courses are built around national standards for financial literacy and all required Girl Scout badge steps.
In Person or Virtual:
Badge in a Box (Includes: ‘How to Become an Entrepreneur’ guide, Online workshop, 10 LED light-up, stick-on butterflies, Chalkboard decals, Chalk markers, Stencils, and Box for marketing your decal business)
Virtual $2 per girl
Badge in a Box $26 per girl
To purchase courses as an individual, please login or create a free account to access your Girl Scout dashboard. Girl Scouts may enroll at any time by purchasing badge courses. As Girl Scouts advance through their badgework, progress is saved and shared with the council. Once all required badgework is completed, a Certificate of Completion will appear under the My Certificates tab.
If you are a troop leader and would like to bulk enroll your entire troop, download the Troop Enrollment Form on the website and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment can be made by credit card online. We recommend that Girl Scouts complete badgework prior to planned troop meetings, with discussion of key takeaways occurring at the next troop meeting. Email email@example.com for more information about discussion guides.
Everyone has the ability to come up with an idea—it’s what you do to bring it to life that makes you an entrepreneur!
1. Create a prototype that solves a problem
2. Get feedback
3. Revise your prototype
4. Come up with a pitch
5. Pitch your idea to an audience
When you’ve earned this badge, you will have come up with an idea, gotten feedback on it, and pitched it to others—just like an entrepreneur!