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Special Badges & Patches

Not every patch is in our Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting or Journey books! Take a look at some of the wonderful badges and patches that can be earned around our council.

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Organ Mountains Desert Peaks Girl Scout Patch

This patch may be earned by Scouts by doing at least one activity each from the Discover, Connect, and Take Action sections, based on your grade in school. Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument is spread over four areas of mountains. Kindergarten through 3rd graders must visit one area, 4th & 5th graders must visit two areas, 6th-8th graders must visit three areas, and 9th-12th graders must visit all four areas of the monument. Patches include a large main patch plus a smaller strip (rocker) for each mountain range, and may be purchased from Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest shops in Las Cruces, NM and El Paso, TX.

Note: OMDPNM is a young, mostly undeveloped monument. To learn more about the locations and what to expect, be sure to check out their website at http://www.organmountains.org/

Click here to see the OMDP Patch Requirements

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White Sands Girl Scout Patch

Just like the Organ Mountain Patch, the White Sands patch may be earned by Scouts by doing at least one activity each from the Discover, Connect, and Take Action sections based on your grade in School. Kindergarten through 3rd graders must visit one area, 4th & 5th graders must participate in one Ranger-led program, 6th-12th graders must visit twice or stay overnight. Patches include a large main patch plus the rockers for attending a Full Moon event, Lake Lucero tour, or a Sunset Stroll and may be purchased from the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest shops in Las Cruces, NM and El Paso, TX.

Click here to see the White Sands Patch Requirements.

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Keep New Mexico True Patch

Keep New Mexico True motivates people to take action everyday to improve their community environment. KNMT ignites in-state pride that inspires New Mexicans to volunteer at local cleanups, attend related events like Earth Day, America Recycles Day and engage in everyday activities thart make their communities clean, green and beautiful places to live, work and play. 

Click here to see the Keep New Mexico True Patch Requirements