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 GSUSA Silver Award Handbook to find out how.
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
You have watched the Silver Award training videos
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
The Girl Scout Silver Award is leader approved! Once the project is finished, complete the online Silver Award Brag Sheet for official council recognition. You will receive a confirmation e-mail, which you can bring to any council shop to purchase your Girl Scout Silver Award pin.
Girl Scout Silver Award recipients will be invited to the Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont's annual award ceremony in the spring. In order to be honored at this ceremony, Silver Award Brag Sheets must be submitted by March 15. Girls who submit their brag sheets after this date will be honored at the next year's ceremony.