A flag ceremony is a way of showing love and respect for one’s
country. Flag ceremonies are used for a variety of reasons, but they
all have one thing in common: respect for the flag. Take this online
training to learn about flag etiquette and simple ceremonies to
perform with your girls! Girl Scouts will learn how to properly
present, retire, fold, and salute the flag before participating in a
Adult volunteers should (1) download the Training Booklet, (2) watch the
training video, (3) and then share the training information with
After adults finish these three steps, they should submit the online form to notify GSSN that the
training has been completed. There is no minimum Girl Scout age
requirement. However, to participate in a formal Color Guard, girls
must demonstrate respect for the flag and ceremony with appropriate behavior.
Note: The Training Booklet is a resource for you and your troop.
Please feel free to make as many copies as needed.