The Girl Scout program at the San Jose Betsuin began in 1971. The program has changed over the years and continues to evolve to meet the needs of today’s young women. What hasn’t changed is the quality of the program and commitment of leaders and parents.

Here is some information Our History.

The Betsuin Girl Scout program is a parent participation program and essential for a successful Girl Scout. Our Girl Scouts have the distinction of achieving many awards: Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards.

Currently, our program is open to girls beginning in Kindergarten through the 12th grade.

Daisies Troop 273 – Kindergarten & 1st grade
Brownies Troop 1052 – 2nd & 3rd grades
Junior Girl Scouts Troop 260 – 4th & 5th grades
Cadette Girl Scouts Troop 404 – 6th, 7th & 8th grades
Senior Girl Scouts Troop 782 – 9th &10th grades
Ambassadors Troop 782 – 11th &12th grades

Here is an updated Calendar for 2009-10.

Here are dates of the 2009-10 Oshoko Schedule.

Girl Scouts of Northern California

Girl Scout Awards

Gold Award Information

Silver Award Information

Bronze Award Information

Here is a list of Betsuin Girl Scouts who received the Gold Award.

Religious Awards

Information on Padma Award