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Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award

Silver Award Girl Scouts

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.

Register for a Silver Award Training and review the Silver Award guidelines and final report to learn more:

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


You have completed Silver Award 101 training


Important Dates
  •  Deadline for final paperwork – September 30th of the year you finish 8th grade (no late paperwork is accepted)
  • If you want to be recognized at the spring High Award Ceremonies, your final paperwork must be turned in by February 1st of that same year

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



Adult Guide: Girl Scout Silver Award

When you volunteer to help a girl earn her Silver Award, you take on an incredible role in her life. This Adult Guide to the Girl Scout Silver Award can help you be an even better mentor.

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