Girl Scout Troop Celebrates Silver Award Ceremony

This is the highest award earned by a Cadette Girl Scout that acknowledges achievements in leadership development.

celebrated with a Silver Award Ceremony on April 20, 2012.  This troop is comprised of 17 seventh graders in the Quaker Valley area.  

The Silver Award is the highest award earned by a Cadette Girl Scout. This award acknowledges achievements in leadership development, with community based actions having a sustainable element and incorporating personal growth.

The first four requirements of the Girl Scout Silver Award helps girls build skills, explore careers, gain leadership skills and make a commitment to self-improvement.

First the girls had to complete two Studio-2B books, earn three Interest Projects Awards, spend 15 hours in a leadership role and explore careers. Then they were able to begin their 40-hour Silver Award project.

The range of projects included the following:

  • Helping other countries secure safe and clean water;
  • Running a children's program, using a therapy dog to make children aware of the programs and improve reading at the ;
  • Cooking homemade dog bones and helping Spencer and Friends animal shelter with a room for the dogs waiting to be adopted;
  • Helping with their "Fun Day" to bring exhibits to promote rich history of Sewickley;
  • Cooking classes at a local church to educate children about healthy cooking and eating
  • Collecting children's books and placing them in a hand made bookshelf that was donated to a family from Side-by-Side, a program for single mothers run by . 

Have news you'd like to share? Email Sewickley Patch editor Larissa Dudkiewicz at larissa.dudkiewicz@patch.com


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »