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Bronze Award Girl Scouts

When Girl Scout Juniors team up to make a difference in their community, they learn important leadership skills, discover new passions, and watch how seemingly small actions make a big difference. It all adds up to the Girl Scout Bronze Award—the highest honor a Junior can achieve. Download the Bronze Award guidelines to find out how.

Girl Scout Bronze Award pin
You can pursue your Girl Scout Bronze Award if:

You're in fourth or fifth grade (or equivalent)


You're a registered Girl Scout Junior


You have completed a Junior Journey

Girl Scout Bronze Award Steps


Build your Girl Scout Junior team


Explore your community


Choose your Bronze Award project


Make a plan


Put your plan in motion


Spread the word

Here is a check list of requirements to complete your Bronze Award!

  • Complete a Junior Journey, either independently as a Juliette or with your Troop.
  • Find a partner in the community to work with, either by brainstorming it yourself or by referring to the GSNMT website for community partners.
  • Submit a Bronze Award Intent Form (form found below).
  • Submit any applications for fundraising or in-kind donations to Council—Keep in mind that you must be approved for fundraising prior to completion of the project. Refer to Volunteer Essentials for a detailed description of GSNMT’s policies.
  • Complete 20 hours of service on the approved project—documenting all the fun along the way!
  • Submit Final Report to the Bronze Award Liaison.  

If you need support along the way, remember you can always ask for help and refer to the resources listed below:

  • Council Bronze Award Liaison, Louisa Garcia 505-923-2521
  • Your Junior Journey
  • The Bronze Award Documents below 


Bronze take action projects should be submitted by September 30th of the Girl Scout year to be honored at the annual awards ceremony.