Silver Award

The Girl Scout Silver Award represents a girl’s accomplishments in Girl Scouting and her community as she grows and works to improve her life and the lives of others.

Have you ever looked around your neighborhood or school
and wondered how you could make a change for the better?

Going for the Girl Scout Silver Award—the highest award a
Girl Scout Cadette can earn—gives you the chance to show
that you are a leader who is organized, determined, and
dedicated to improving your community.

Girl Scout Silver Award Pre-Requisites

Girls must be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade (or equivalent) and a registered Girl Scout Cadette
Complete a Cadette Journey

Girl Scout Silver Award Steps

  1. Identify issues you care about.
  2. Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.
  3. Explore your community.
  4. Pick your Silver Award project. The Silver Award project must be done in the local community (beyond the Girl Scout community).
  5. Develop your project.
  6. Make a plan and put it into motion.
  7. Reflect, share your story, and celebrate.

Once you complete your journey, the suggested minimum time for earning your Girl Scout Silver Award is 50 hours. Each step you take toward completing project gives you a great chance to learn and grow, and that will make your award project an amazing one!

After completing your project, your leader will sign off that you have earned the Silver Award. After that, you will want to turn in your completed paper work into your regional Girl Scout office.

Download Silver Award Final Report Paperwork