Girl Scout Cadettes working on a project for their Silver Award

Silver Award Girl Scouts

When Girl Scout Cadettes focus on an issue they care about, learn the facts, and take action to make a difference, they gain the confidence and skills that will catapult them to lifelong success. It all adds up to the Girl Scout Silver Award—the highest honor a Cadette can achieve.  Download the Silver Award guidelines to find out how.

Girl Scout Silver Award
You can become a Silver Award Girl Scout if:

 You're in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade (or equivalent)

You're a registered Girl Scout Cadette 

You have completed a Cadette Journey

Girl Scout Silver Award Steps
  • Identify an issue you care about.

  • Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.

  • Explore your community.

  • Pick your Silver Award project.

  • Develop your project.

  • Make a plan and put it into motion.

  • Reflect, share your story, and celebrate.



Adult Guide: Girl Scout Silver Award

When you volunteer to help a girl earn her Silver Award, you take on an incredible role in her life. This guide to the Girl Scout Silver Award can help you be an even better mentor.

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