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Girls at a Silver Award Ceremony

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.

Girl Scout Silver Award pin

You Can Pursue Your 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

Number 1

Learn about developing a quality project by completing the Silver Award – Dream It, Achieve It! online training with your troop or individually with an adult.

The online training will prompt you to create a username and password. If you, a parent, or troop leader have previously completed any training on, you may log in using the same username and password. If you can’t remember your password, please contact us. For the best experience, we recommend viewing the training on a computer using Google Chrome.

Number 2

Identify an issue you care about

Number 3

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

Number 4

Explore your community

Number 5

Pick your Silver Award project

Number 6

Develop your project

Number 7

Make a plan and put it into motion

Number 8

Reflect, share your story, and celebrate

Council Approval

Council approval is needed prior to beginning your project. Girls wishing to do their Silver Award and who are in 8th grade need to submit their proposals by May 1st of their 8th grade year to ensure timely processing and approval of projects before they begin.

Money Earning for Your Project

If you will be earning more than $100 for your project, be sure to complete the Money Earning Project Approval Form (PDF). You can find more information on money earning for Gold and Silver Award projects in your award packets.


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