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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


Girl Scout Silver Award Training Materials:

Are you ready to begin working on your Girl Scout Silver Award? Sign up for a training today! Below is a list of materials you will need to have printed with you during your training.


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: