Senior Girl Scouts can earn the Business Startup 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 Senior 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 Be an Entrepreneur’ guide, Online workshop, Assorted scents (6-10), Mini labels, Two pipettes, Stencils, Box for marketing your new 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.
Find out more about the entrepreneurial mindset and what it takes to start your own business.
1. Come up with an idea you can turn into a business
2. Design a prototype and get feedback
3. Revise your prototype
4. Create your business plan
5. Make your pitch
When you’ve earned this badge, you will have the skills to come up with a business idea, design a prototype, solicit feedback, improve your idea, then create a business plan and pitch it.