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.
You can pursue your Girl Scout Silver Award 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
GSNC's Girl Scout Silver Award Toolkit
GSNC's Girl Scout Silver Award Toolkit is a Cadette Girl Scouts' guide to all things Silver Award. In here, girls and their Girl Scout Volunteer/Leader will have all the information and resources they need to complete their Silver Award.
This toolkit includes:
- Steps to earning the Girl Scout Silver Award
- Completion procedures for earning the Girl Scout Silver Award
- Difference between taking action and community
- Girl Scout Silver Award Adult Volunteer
- Silver Award Approval Checklist for
- Silver Award Final Report Checklist for
- Silver Award Final Report Form
Silver Award Deadline
Due to the pandemic, the September 30th deadline has been extended to December 31, 2020, for Girl Scouts who have just begun 9th grade. You do not need to file for this extension, just complete the final report by December 31, 2020.
Silver Award Training
Are you planning to earn the Silver Award? Take our online Silver Award training to learn the award guidelines and discover your inner leader. Complete this training to feel confident as you develop a true Take Action project, that will help your community for years to come! Leaders and adults are welcome to join in, so you are prepared to help Cadette Girl Scouts on their journey to the Silver Award. This training is designed for Girl Scouts who are seeking to earn their Silver Award, along with leaders and adults who will be guiding girls through the Silver Award process.