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Girl Scouts earning 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 pin
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 service
  • Girl Scout Silver Award Adult Volunteer Guide
  • Silver Award Approval Checklist for Leaders
  • Silver Award Final Report Checklist for Girls
  • Silver Award Final Report Form