Girl Scouts of America add new badges

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Girl Scouts can still earn badges for cooking and first aid but now they can garner patches for many other skills. Digital filmmaking, financial literacy, website and product design, local food awareness and customer loyalty have all been added to the list of badges.

The new insignia comes just ahead of the Girl Scout's 100th anniversary next year. A spokeswoman said that this is the first major update since 1987.

"This is not 1975, it was fun at the time but now the girls want things that are more interesting and relevant to them today," said Jackie Ford, Girl Scouts of America.

The Girl Scouts of America also said that the girls cannot wait to start working on the new badges.

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