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Silver Award

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.

You can pursue your Girl Scout Silver Award if...

check_32 You're in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade (or equivalent)
check_32 You're a registered Girl Scout Cadette
check_32 You have completed a Cadette Journey

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

Silver Award Workshop

Before you do anything...

  Attend or Watch the Silver Award Workshop

This workshop is great for girls, parents, and leaders! The workshop can be completed in two ways:

Resources and Forms


Want to shout about your Silver Award project from the rooftops? We do too! Let us hear your story by filling out a quick questionnaire.