Girl Scout Silver Award
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Cadette Girl Scout in grades 6th – 8th can earn. It gives you the chance to show that you are a leader who is organized, determined, and dedicated to improving your community. Earning the award puts you among an exceptional group of girls who have used their knowledge and leadership skills to make a difference in the world.
Here are the steps you’ll take to earn your Girl Scout Silver Award:
- Attend the Soaring for Silver girl training.
- Go on a Cadette Journey.
- Identify issues you care about.
- Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.
- Explore your community.
- Pick your Take Action project.
- Develop your project.
- Complete a Girl Scout Silver Award Project Proposal for council approval.
- Make a plan and put it into motion.
- Complete your Final Project Report for council approval to receive your recognition.
- Reflect, share your story, and celebrate.
Earning your Girl Scout Silver Award involves:
- Completing your Journey
- A minimum of 50 hours for developing and carrying out your project steps. As a Girl Scout, you are committed to doing your very best with each step, but how much time per step is different for every Girl Scout, so the hours aren't a rule. Remember, too, that the hours include the fun and challenges you’ll share with your Silver Award team. Each step you take toward making a difference in the world around you gives you a great chance to learn and grow, and that will make your award project an amazing one!
Last Modified: 5/17/2013 5:14 PM