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Girl Scouts earning their Silver Award

Become a Silver Award Girl Scout

Change the world and earn one of the highest awards in Girl Scouting.

Hey, Cadettes, this one’s for you.

When you team up with a small group of Girl Scout friends to find an issue you care about and then make a difference in your community, you can earn the Girl Scout Silver Award—one of the highest awards in Girl Scouting.

You’ve got this, Girl Scout.


Need help getting started on your Silver Award? One of our staff experts would be happy to do a virtual drop-in to one of your troop meetings. Email us at

Girl Scout Silver Award pin
1. Begin your Pathway

Welcome! Learn about the Silver Award basics by downloading the Silver Award Guidelines. Review the content with your Girl Scouts.

Steps for Silver Award Project at a GSKSMO Camp Property
  1. Thinking about a project on a GSKSMO Camp property? Contact to discuss ideas and options.
  2. Once you have discussed your ideas with Camp Dept. Submit your project to Highest Award - Camp Property Project Request Form
  3. Upon approval of your camp project, proceed to drop down step 2, Intent to Earn!
2. Intent to Earn

Once you have completed step one, fill out the Intent to Earn form! Once you submit the form, we will reach out to help you with next steps! 

3. Schedule your Check-ins

If you have completed your Intent to Earn form, and you have not heard from your program level advisor within a week of your submission, please email

4. Forms + Finishing Up

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