Girl Scout Silver Award – Requirements and Guidelines
The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. Earning this award requires dedication and hard work in selecting and completing a service project that meets certain standards. This article will provide you with the requirements and guidelines for earning the Silver Award.
To qualify for the Silver Award, Girl Scouts must:
- Be in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade
- Be a registered Girl Scout Cadette
- Successfully complete a Cadette Journey or Capstone Project
The Silver Award project must adhere to the following guidelines:
- The project must have a measurable impact on the community and focus on issues the Girl Scouts are passionate about.
- It must be unique, sustainable, and have a lasting impact.
- The project must involve research, planning, development, and implementation with a team of at least three other people.
- A project Proposal Form must be submitted and approved before the project is initiated.
- The project must be completed within 6-12 months.
- The project must adhere to all Girl Scout Safety Activity Checkpoints.
Forms and Documents
Girl Scouts are required to submit a Project Proposal Form and obtain approval before they carry out their project. The Girl Scouts of the USA website provides helpful additional forms and documents to assist with the proposal and project completion:
The Girl Scout Silver Award is a prestigious award for Girl Scout Cadettes. For those who wish to pursue it, the requirements and guidelines outlined in this article must be closely followed. Once the project is completed, a completion form must be submitted to a project reviewer for approval.