Awards

Check out our Highest Awards at a Glance or select the specific award you are looking for!

Gold Award for Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors in grades 9-12
Silver Award for Girl Scout Cadettes in grades 6-8
Bronze Award for Girl Scout Juniors in grades 4-5

Silver & Gold Award Information Session is a workshop for Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors to learn more about requirements, the approval process, and to share project ideas for these awards.

Gold Award

GSUSA_GOLD-AWARD_STARBURSTThe Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. It recognizes girls in grades 9 through 12 who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable Take Action projects that have sustainable impact in their communities and beyond. Since 1916, girls have successfully answered the call to “Go Gold!” an action that indelibly marks them as accomplished members of not only their communities but the world.

Follow the Guidelines! 

Read the GSUSA Gold Award Guidelines and the Gold Award Handbook, which gives you helpful tips, from choosing an issue, to successfully taking action, and all the steps and forms in between!

Before you put your project into action, complete and submit both proposal documents:

The deadline for current 12th graders to submit a Gold Award Proposal is May 1, 2017.

Once you’ve taken action to make the world a better place, complete and submit the 3 forms below:

Girls wishing to solicit donations of materials/supplies must read and complete the Letter for Solicitation of Materials – Gold Award.

Adults, here are some helpful tools for supporting your girls through the Gold Award.

Questions?

Contact Maggi Miller for girl support, workshops, and information sessions.

Silver Award

GSUSA_SILVER-AWARD_STARBURSTThe Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can achieve. It gives you the chance to show that you are a leader who is organized, determined, and dedicated to improving your community. If you’re a registered Girl Scout in grades 6-8, and you’ve completed one Cadette Journey, you’re ready to get started!

Follow the Guidelines! 

Read the GSUSA Silver Award Guidelines and the Silver Award Handbook which gives you helpful tips, from choosing an issue, to successfully taking action, and all the steps and forms in between!

Before you put your project into action, complete and submit your proposal for approval.

The deadline for current 8th graders to submit a Silver Award Proposal is May 1, 2017.

Once you have met your goal, complete and submit your Silver Award Reflection.

Girls wishing to solicit donations of materials/supplies must read and complete the Letter for Solicitation of Materials – Silver Award.

Adults, here are some helpful tools for supporting your girls through the Silver Award.

Bronze Award

GSUSA_BRONZE-AWARD_STARBURSTThe Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. As you and your team plan and complete your Take Action project, you’ll develop more confidence, meet new people, and have the kind of fun that happens when you work with other Girl Scouts to make a difference.

All of the requirements for the Girl Scout Bronze Award must be completed before bridging to a Girl Scout Cadette (September 30 after completing 5th grade). Ask questions and receive support to earn your Bronze Award at bronzeaward@gsep.org.

Download the Bronze Award Guidelines to find out how to achieve this leadership milestone.

GSUSA Girl Scout Bronze Award Guide
Girl Scout Bronze Award Reflection
GSEP Girl Scout Bronze Award Timeline 

The Bronze Award is girl-led and leader approved. Reference the tools below to guide your girls through the Bronze Award.

GSEP Bronze Award Leader Guide
GSUSA Adult Bronze Award Guide

Leaders: Once the work is done, receive official council recognition by adding the girls to “Bronze Award Completion.”  Then just bring the order summary or confirmation to any GSEP shops to purchase the Bronze Award pin!

Silver & Gold Award Information Session

Although not mandatory, Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors can attend a Silver & Gold Award Information Session to learn about the requirements, approval process and share project ideas for the awards. 

Click here to view and register for upcoming Silver & Gold Award Information Sessions.

Troops or Service Units can also request a Silver & Gold Award Information Session by submitting this form.

Gold & Silver Awardees

Looking to see what girls earned their Gold & Silver Award in your Service Unit? Check out the spreadsheet of Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Gold & Silver Awardees!

Gold & Silver Awardees MY 2016

Gold & Silver Awardees MY 2017