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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.


Ready to start working towards your Silver Award?
Awesome! Here are the resources you’ll need. If you need any additional forms not listed here, visit our Forms Library and search by keyword or choose the “Girl Awards” category.

Silver Award Worksheets
Use these while completing your award requirements and submit them with your final report.

Silver Award Final Report Form
Once you’ve finished your requirements, complete this form and send it to us along with your worksheets.

Silver Award Press Release Templates
Once you’ve completed your award, use these templates to send press releases to your local newspaper to tell them about your accomplishment:

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

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