About American Heritage Girls

American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered character and leadership development program for girls ages 5 to 18 years of age. AHG is dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country. Through AHG, girls are given the opportunity to earn badges, faith awards, sports pins, and level awards, go on campouts, do service projects, participate in high adventure activities, build lasting friendships, make memories, and explore who they were created to be while deepening their faith in God.


As an American Heritage Girl, I promise to be










and Reverent


I promise to love God, cherish my family, honor my country, and serve in my community



Building women of integrity through service to God, family, community, and country.


AHG has 5 program levels. Each level is tailored specifically to the age of the girls and provides opportunities for them to grow in all aspects of their life.


Ages 5-6


Ages 6-9


Ages 9-12


Ages 12-14


Ages 14-18

American Heritage Girls has six program emphases which creates a well-rounded experience for girls. A girl who completes the AHG Program will be a Christ-following servant leader who is honoring, relational, anchored in Christ, and competent; a woman of integrity


Girls are encouraged to grow in their faith and relationship with God through the AHG Faith Award Program, prayer, fellowship, and service, which are woven throughout each aspect of the AHG Program.

Outcome: A Christ-follower who submits to Christ and seeks God’s will for her life.


The AHG Program is rich in leadership opportunities for girls of all ages. Girls discover their passions, acquire project management skills, hold leadership positions, and participate in leadership training.

Outcome: A servant leader who follows Jesus’ model of leadership by putting others first.


Girls will gain a better understanding of their identity in Christ through the AHG Program. AHG’s multi-level Troop structure encourages girls to create friendships with girls of all ages. This unique Troop structure allows for mentorships and learning opportunities to occur naturally among girls. Girls learn to anchor their emotions in Christ in a caring and loving environment.

Outcome: A relational girl who invests in positive and loving relationships with others and clings to Christ when navigating emotions.

Social Emotional 

Nature reveals to us God’s beauty, glory, power, wisdom, presence, creativity, and, most of all, His loving care. Through the AHG Program, girls are encouraged to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking or camping several times a year. High Adventure activities are great times for team building, leadership, physical activity, and strengthening relationships with friends. The outdoors will educate girls about their natural world and the beauty God has bestowed upon them.

Outcome: A girl who values creation through outdoor experiences that display the glory of God’s creation.

Life Skills

The AHG Program provides girls with a deeper understanding of their country and heritage. Girls cultivate honor for their country by participating in patriotic events, flag ceremonies, serving in their community, and through badge work. Serving others and being active citizens with their Troop, fosters a lifelong love for their country.

Outcome: An honoring girl who cares for her community as an active citizen through service and patriotism.


In the AHG Program, girls can step out of their comfort zone and try new experiences in a safe environment. Earning badges provides girls the opportunity to learn a wide array of life skills, inspiring them to become lifelong learners and doers. AHG’s six Badge Frontiers include: Heritage, Family Living, Arts, Outdoor Skills, Personal Well-Being, and Science & Technology.

Outcome: A competent girl who enjoys mastering new skills and applies them to her life.