Girl Scout Silver Award

The Girl Scout Silver Award represents a girl’s accomplishments in Girl Scouting and her community as she grows and works to improve her life and the lives of others.¬†

The requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award help girls build skills, develop a sense of community, gain leadership skills, and implement a Take Action project. The Girl Scout Silver Award project is can be planned after completing the prerequisite of a level appropriate journey. Girls can complete the project as an individual or as a team for four or less.

The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest achievement for a Girl Scout Cadette. It is symbolic of a Take Action project completed within the community. Through implementation of the project girls build skills in goal setting, budgeting, public speaking, and leadership.

Step 1: Complete a council sponsored workshop.

Step 2: Complete a Cadette Journey. Your options are:

Step 3: Identify issues you care about.

Step 4: Build your Girl Scout Silver Award Team or decide to go solo.
Teams can be no more than four members. Each girl on a team needs to be responsible for her own 50 hours and have a unique leadership component within the project.

Step 5: Explore your community,
Identify your community  and map its needs and resources.

Step 6: Pick your Take Action Project.
Find an issue that is important to you and determine the root cause and narrow your focus. Start planning!

Step 7: Complete a proposal and mail it.
Make sure your advisor and mentor have signed the proposal.

Step 8: Receive approval from Council.
This takes approximately 4 weeks.¬† You’ll receive an e-mail with your project status.

Step 9: Put your plan in motion.
Once your plan has been approved, TAKE ACTION!

Step 10: Submit a final report to the council.
Include pictures, news articles, flyers and any other supporting materials.

Step 11: Reflect, share your story and celebrate.
All awardees are honored each spring in a council sponsored ceremony. Look for your invitation in the spring.

 

Resources

Submission

New for October 2013 - Girl Scouts who atteneded an award workshop after October 1, 2013 should upload signed copies of their Silver Award proposal & final report. Links for uploading are below.

Application For Silver/Gold Award Candidate Money Earning Activities (WORD)
Request For Change (WORD)
Request For Extension (WORD)

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