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Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award

Silver Award

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 do big things and make your community better in the process. Download the Silver Award guidelines to find out how.

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You can pursue your Girl Scout Silver Award if: 
 
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You're in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade (or equivalent)

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You're a registered Girl Scout Cadette 
 

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You have completed a Cadette Journey
 


Girl Scout Silver Award Steps
 
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Identify an issue you care about
 

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

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Explore your community
 

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Pick your Silver Award project
 

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Develop your project
 

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Make a plan and put it into motion
 

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Reflect, share your story, and celebrate

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Please use the resources below to get started.

  • Starting October 1, 2018, Girl Scout Silver Award projects CAN be to the benefit of the Girl Scout Community. Permission from Property or Program Departments may be necessary. Details available in training.
  • To have a successful project and experience in earning this award, look for Gold and Silver 101 Training sessions on the event calendar. An online version of Silver Award training is available above. Completion of knowledge checker will confirm participation in training.
  • Upon completion of the Silver Award, each girl must turn in the Girl Scout Silver Award Final Report to the council’s Awards Coordinator. To be recognized at the Council Recognition Ceremony, Final Reports must be turned in by March 1 of each year.
  • The Money-Earning Policies have been updated for Take Action Projects! Email the Fund Development department for more information before you start your project.

For more information about the Silver Award, email us