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Silver Award

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.

To get started, attend a Silver Award training and download the Silver Award guidelines to find out more.


Download the
Silver Award guidlines

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 attended a Silver Award training


Girl Scout Silver Award Steps:

  1. Complete a Cadette Journey
  2. Attend a training
  3. Identify an issue you care about
  4. Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo
  5. Explore your community
  6. Pick your Silver Award project
  7.  Develop your project
  8. Make a plan and put it into motion
  9. Reflect, share your story, and celebrate

Proposal and Final Report Forms:

The Girl Scout Silver Award is awarded annually to small groups of girls (1-4 girls) meeting the above requirements and who have completed the necessary steps required by the High Awards Committee. Girls must submit a project proposal to the Highest Awards Committee and receive approval before beginning their project and must submit a Final Report to the committee before receiving the awards. Silver Award Girl Scouts are recognized at the Highest Awards Ceremony each spring.

Download the Silver Award proposal form here.

Download the Silver Award Final Report form here.

Submit your form to the Highest Awards Committee at: