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American Heritage Girls


American Heritage Girls

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

American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered non-profit scouting organization with a wholesome program for girls ages 5-18. AHG offers badge programs, service projects, girl leadership opportunities, and outdoor experiences to its members.

Troop VA1975 meets on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month

The AHG Oath

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

Program Levels

AHG Troops are comprised of the following levels, which meet together:

Pathfinders ~ Ages 5-6 and in Kindergarten

Tenderhearts ~ Ages 6-8 and in Grades 1st – 3rd

Explorers ~ Ages 9-11 and in Grades 4th – 6th

Pioneers ~ Ages 12-14 and in Grades 7th – 8th

Patriots ~ Ages 14-18 and in Grades 9th – 12th

Program Emphases

Life Skill Enhancement ~ through multi-level merit badge program

Girl Leadership ~ opportunities at all levels of programming

Developing Teamwork and Building Confidence ~ through varied outdoor experiences

Character Development ~ through community service and citizenship programs

Social Development ~ through organized Special Events

Spiritual Development ~ through religious awards program

AHG Activities

  • Hiking
  • Greeting Honor Flight of WWII Veterans
  • Caroling at Nursing Home
  • Can Sorting for LINK
  • Marching in Holiday Parade
  • Making Gingerbread Houses
  • Laying Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery
  • Father-Daughter Dance
  • Service at Parish Events
  • Playing Games at Assisted Living Facility
  • Mother-Daughter Event
  • Family Camping
  • and several other service and social events!

Learn More

To learn more please contact the AHG Coordinator
Megan Lustig at or visit





Megan Lustig


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