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Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award

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.

Girl Scout Silver Award pin
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You can pursue your Girl Scout Silver Award if: 
 
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You're in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade (or equivalent)

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You're a registered Girl Scout Cadette 
 

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You have completed a Cadette Journey
 


Girl Scout Silver Award Steps
 
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Identify an issue you care about
 

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Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo
 

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Explore your community
 

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Pick your Silver Award project
 

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Develop your project
 

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Make a plan and put it into motion
 

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Reflect, share your story, and celebrate

  

Want to see what Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award Girl Scouts have done to earn these important recognitions? For inspiration, check out examples via Girl Scouts of the USA’s Map It: Girls Changing the World.

  

A Final Report must be submitted after your Silver Award project is completed.

Girl Scouts may earn the Silver Award year-round. However, to be recognized, the Silver Award Final Report must be submitted by the first Monday in April

Final Reports submitted after the first Monday in April will be included in the following year's recognition.

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Girl Scout Silver Award Pins are not provided and must be purchased.  Please see our council shop nearest you for details.