Silver Award

Leadership Award for all Girl Scout Cadettes


Girls must be in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade and a registered Girl Scout Cadette.

  • Complete a Cadette Journey.
  • Work as an individual or in a small group where girls take the lead.
  • Take action on a community issue that the girls care about.
  • Help and guidance provided by troop/group volunteer.
  • Suggested hours included in the girl, adult, and council material.
  • Council approval needed for any money earning.
Take Action Project

Individual or group Take Action Project that makes the local neighborhood or community better and puts the Promise and Law into action.


Girls demonstrate an understanding of sustainability in the project plan and implementation.


Girls connect with new friends outside their immediate community, learn how others have solved similar problems and determine if the ideas of others can help with their plan.

New! Silver Award Guidelines for Girls Video Training


Video Training
run time: 24.52 min.

Silver Award Guidelines
for Girl Scout Cadettes
Self-Study Quiz PDF


Cadette Journey
Girl's Guide to Girl Scouting
Silver Award Guidelines
Silver Award Report Form
Adult Guide
Council Guide
Council Learning Opportunities