Silver Award

The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout in grades 6-8 may earn.

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.

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2019 Silver Award Showcase

This year the Silver Award Class of 2019 will be honored at a special open house style event where they will be showcasing their projects! Opportunities will include meeting CEO Lisa Johnson, Board Chair Tami Donnally and Gold Award Girl Scouts to inspire you to go for Gold! 

The National Deadline for Cadette Girl Scouts earning the Silver Award  is September 30, 2019. If you would like to participate in this years Silver Award Showcase please register today! The event is free for participating Silver Award Girl Scouts and their Troop Leader.

Brownie and Junior Troops, you can get in on the action, too! Starting September 23, a limited number of tickets will go on sale for girls and volunteers to attend. The cost is $3.00 a person and the registration link will be availble on your MyGS Account.

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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