American Heritage Girls Explorer

Ages: At least 9 years old

Explorer Girl

As an American Heritage Girl, I promise to be . . .

COMPASSIONATE - Understanding others in fellowship, empathy, kindness, and caring. Respect others' opinions and emotions.

HELPFUL - Willingly serve others.

HONEST - Always tell the truth and keep my promise.

LOYAL - True to God, family, friends, community and country.

PERSEVERANT - Continuing to strive toward a goal despite obstacles.

PURE - Keep my mind and body pure.

RESOURCEFUL - Wisely use my time, materials and talents.

RESPECTFUL - Honor my country, be obedient to those in authority and courteous to all.

RESPONSIBLE - Accountable for my own actions. Reliable in all situations.

REVERENT - Faithful and honoring to God. Respectful to the beliefs of others.

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Official Explorer Uniform

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The Prayer Locker

The AHG Prayer Locker is a place for you to drop off not only your prayer requests, but your praise reports too! We want to know how God is working in your life and also ways we can pray for you.

my kitty is sick she may die —lylah
i pray that i try to get more into god and also i really want my sister to get better. —kylie
my family is sick —Ashlyn
My best friend's grandpa had a heart attack —TX1776
I am praying for my mom get better —Eryka

Explorer Stories

Learn more about Explorers like you from all across the country! These girls love AHG just like you!

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Meet the Explorers

The Lewis and Clark Level Award

Have you ever wondered how the Level Awards got their names? Each award is named after a person (or people) who have made a positive impact on our country.


Millie's Unsettled Season, Book 1

by Martha Finley

Set in 1834, a strong-willed, 12-year-old Ohio girl named Millie Keith moves west with her large, happy family to start a new life in a rough, undeveloped town on the American plains.

Outdoor Adventures

Participating in Outdoor Adventures will help build your confidence, teach you the importance of teamwork, and help you learn to love God's beautiful creation!


Need an idea of something to do outside? Here are plenty of ideas for you!

Outdoor Cooking

Looking for some new recipes? Check these out.

National Parks

Find a National Park near you!

AHG Adventure Journal

Read stories about outdoor adventures from AHG girls just like you!

Girl Blog!

This blog is for girls and (with your help) by girls! Enjoy different topics and writers, or submit your own posts for a chance to be featured!

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Read the blog!

The Internet Adventure

The Internet enables anyone to access a wealth of information from the convenience of a computer. You can do research for school, check the weather, shop, play games, send email, or talk to your friends.

Become a Pen Pal!

The American Heritage Girls Pen Pal program is a unique and fun opportunity for girls in AHG to make friends in other Troops across the nation. You'll receive a name of another girl in the AHG program that wants to meet a new friend and you write letters or e-mails back and forth, send pictures, send a birthday card, etc. It's the same thing you would do with a friend here, just in another state!

Learn More

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Get Your Hands on Official AHG Merchandise!

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Prayer Request Saved

Thank you for submitting a prayer or praise request! Your request will be approved and appear on the site shortly.

Your Prayer Has Been Submitted

Thank you for submitting your Prayer or Praise. Your request may not be seen in the Prayer Locker immediately. AHG Staff as well as girls around the country will be praying for you.