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Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award

Silver Award Girl Scouts

When Girl Scout Cadettes focus on an issue they care about, learn the facts, and take action to make a difference, they gain the confidence and skills that will catapult them to lifelong success. It all adds up to the Girl Scout Silver Award—the highest honor a Cadette can achieve.  Download the Silver Award guidelines to find out how.

Girl Scout Silver Award pin
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

Strive for Silver Award Orientation
Attending a Silver Award orientation can be the most beneficial thing you can do before beginning work on the Girl Scout Silver Award. Orientations provide valuable information about the process, the most up-to-date requirements, and timelines. As of October 1, 2022, taking a Strive for Silver Award Orientation is required to be taken by all girls within a year of submitting the Silver Award Proposal.

Strive for Silver Orientation Dates
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00-7:30 PM
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:00-7:30 PM
Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 6:00-7:30 PM
Monday, November 14, 2023, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Thursday, January 5, 2023, 6:00-7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:00-11:30 AM
Thursday, February 23, 2023, 1:00-2:30 PM
Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 4:30-6:00 PM
Thursday, April 20, 2023, 4:30-6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 6:00-7:30 PM
For more information and to register, visit our website

Silver Award Forms & Resources

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