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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 page 80 of 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, Elizabeth Jones 505-923-2521
  • Your Junior Journey
  • The Bronze Award Documents below 

GSNMT Bronze Award Support and Paperwork:



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