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 show that you are a leader who is organized, determined, and dedicated to improving your community.
Below is an overview of the requirements to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award. In order to fully understand what is expected of girls, please refer to the Silver Award girl guidelines, the Silver Award Adult guide, and the FAQs.
Girl Scout Silver Award Pre-Requisites
Girls must be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade (or equivalent) and a registered Girl Scout Cadette AND complete a Cadette Journey.
The steps you'll take:
Identify issues you care about.
Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.
Explore your community.
Pick your Silver Award project. The Silver Award project must be done in the local community (beyond the Girl Scout community).
Develop your project.
Make a plan and put it into motion.
Reflect, share your story, and celebrate.