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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. Download the Silver Award guidelines to find out how.

Girls who..
  • Are in grades 6-8 (Cadette Girl Scouts)
  • Are a currently registered member of Girl Scouts
  • Have completed a Cadette Journey, including the Take Action project
Recommended Timeframe

Fall: complete a Cadette Journey, including the Take Action Project

Once the girls have completed the Take Action Project begin to brainstorm Silver Award Project

Spring: begin the Project

Complete the Project by September 30 and have the girls submit the Final Report

Steps for Girls
  1. Learn through the completion of Journey and a Take Action Project the skills necessary for their Silver Award
  2. Decide on Silver Award Project
  3. Put together a step by step process that will help them complete the Project
  4. Submit the final report once they are done with their project.
Steps for Leaders
  1. Lead girls through a Cadette Journey to Take Action Projects
  2. Support girls through their Silver Award Project
  3. Ensure girls submit their final report 
Steps for Higher Award Representatives
  1. Provide support to leaders when needing or requesting assistance
  2. If you would like to be connected to your local Higher Awards Representative please contact