Ready to help your community and earn one of the highest awards in Girl Scouting? Cadettes can team up with a small group of fellow Girl Scouts or work on their own. To earn the Silver Award, you will research an issue you care about, make a plan to address it, and then take action to improve your community.
Are in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade
Are a registered Girl Scout Cadette
Have completed a Cadette Journey
Complete GSNorCal’s required Silver Award training online or sign up for a live webinar and view our GSNorCal Silver Award Packet.
Find an issue you care about.
Build your Girl Scout Silver Award team or decide to go solo.
Explore your community and think of how that issue affects your community.
Choose a Silver Award project that can lead to lasting change.
Develop your project.
Make a plan and put it into motion.
Girl Scouts can finance or obtain needed materials for their Silver Award projects in a number of ways, including by participating in the Product Program. Before starting out, you are responsible for reviewing money-earning and donation requirements on pages 17-18 of our GSNorCal Silver Award packet. Please note that Silver Award projects are not fundraisers for organizations or individuals.