Brownie Guide Badges

Journey Badges

The Brownie Journey is a three year programme. Each year the Brownies will earn a new Journey badge - Detect, Investigate and Explore




Sash layout - click here to see where the badges go on the Brownie Sash.


Interest Badges

Interest Badges are the badges that complement the core programme. They have been designed to allow the girls to create an interest in, develop skills in, increase knowledge of, change attitudes towards and investigate a wide variety of topics.

In general badges will take 3-4 meetings to complete for Brownie Branch. 

Here is a list of the wide variety of badges available for Brownies. Leaders can access the badge syllabus by logging into OGM. The badge details are also provided in the girls' Brownie Passport and the Brownie Leader Journey Planner.

Active Body

Art and Craft

Bird Watcher

Book Lover




Cultural Diversity

Cycle Safety

Disability Awareness

Discovering Faiths

Drug Awareness

Environmental Awareness

Fire Safety

FIrst Aid

Flower Lover

Global Traveller

Green Fingers

Guiding Traditions

Healthy Body

Healthy Friendship

Healthy Mind


Independent Living Skills

Irish Culture and Traditions

Local Knowledge

Money Matters

Nature Observer

Pack Holiday

Performing Arts

Personal Safety

Pet Care

Road Safety

Safety in the Home

Science Investigator



Tree Lore


Water Safety

World Guiding




Other Badges

World Thinking Day badge

A Brownie receives this badge when she attends a World Thinking Day ceremony and takes part in activities based on the yearly World Thinking Day theme.

World badge

This badge is worn to show that we are members of a worldwide organization.

Cara badge

If a Brownie brings a friend along to a Brownie meeting and the friend becomes a fellow Brownie, each of them receive half of a cara badge (friendship).

Stitch badge

When stitch comes to visit a Brownie Unit, the girls will be able to have a Stitch badge.