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.
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
Going for the Silver with GSME
This course is required for Cadette Girl Scouts who are interested in earning the Silver Award. It will familiarize the girl and advisor(s) with the Silver Award process. This is an interactive class so come prepared to play while you learn. Cost: Free
To see a list of current Going for the Silver Trainings and to register, click here.
Leaders/advisors are welcome to attend Going for the Silver trainings, and must up-to-date on their volunteer application and registered membership. Contact GSME’s Teen Specialist, Elizabeth Helton, to schedule additional Silver Award courses for your troop. There is a minimum of 10 girl participants for Silver Training.
Silver Award Forms
Make sure to download and use these forms as you are working on your Silver Award:
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Silver Award Proposal Packet
- Silver Award Proposal Rubric
- Silver Award Final Report
- Silver Award Log of Hours
- Silver Award Final Rubric
If you are an eighth grader who is planning on earning your Silver Award, please submit your proposal form by June 1.
For recognition of your Silver Award at the Annual Statewide Awards Ceremony in April, please submit your final paperwork by February 1 of that year. Those submitting paperwork after that date will be honored at the ceremony the following year.