Girl Scout Cadettes working on a project for their Silver Award

Become a Silver Award Girl Scout

Change the world and earn one of the highest awards in Girl Scouting.

Hey, Cadettes, this one’s for you. When you team up with a small group of Girl Scout friends to find an issue you care about and then make a difference in your community, you can earn the Girl Scout Silver Award—one of the highest awards in Girl Scouting. You’ve got this, Girl Scout.

You can become a Silver Award Girl Scout if you

  • are in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade
  • are a registered Girl Scout Cadette
  • have completed a Cadette Journey

How to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award:

  • Let your council know you want to earn it.
  • Find an issue you care about.
  • Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.
  • Explore your community and think of how that issue affects your community.
  • Choose a Silver Award project that can lead to lasting change.
  • Develop your project.
  • Make a plan and put it into motion.
  • Reflect, share your story, and celebrate.

Hey, Grownups!

When you support Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award, you’ll help them see their own power and be by their side as they make a lasting change in their community. Download this guide in English or Español to get started today.


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