The Bronze Award

Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada Bronze AwardThe Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Junior Girl Scout can earn. Project approval is the responsibility of the troop/group advisor. The Bronze Award is a team or troop award. To ensure consistency in the quality of projects for this award and to learn about the process and deadlines, leaders and mentors of Girl Scout Juniors should attend a Bronze Award Workshop. Please refer to our Event & Training Calendar for future trainings.

* By the end of the summer 2014, this training will be offered as a self-study course on our Online Learning Opportunities page. Be sure to fill out and submit the training assessment to receive credit for attending this training.

  • Individually Registered Girl Scouts (Juliettes) can form their own team who does not have to be registered members of Girl Scouts.
  • All of the requirements for the Bronze Award must be completed as a registered Junior Girl Scout.
  • The Bronze Award is not a prerequisite for the Girl Scout Silver Award or the Girl Scout Gold Award.

Bronze Award Requirements

The guidelines for the Bronze Award require the completion of one Junior Journey including the Take Action project. Detailed project information is provided in the Junior level Girls Guide to Girl Scouting. Individual girls can work toward the award by forming a team of their peers to help with the project. Team members do not have to be Girl Scouts when joining the Bronze Team.

The steps are:

  • Go on a Girl Scout Junior Journey
  • Build your Bronze Award team
  • Explore your community
  • Choose your Girl Scout Bronze Award project
  • Make a plan
  • Put your plan in motion
  • Spread the word
  • Submit the Bronze Award report form found below

Please contact Beth Osborne at bosborne@gssn.org for any questions regarding this award.

Girl Scout Bronze Award Workshops

Please refer to the Event & Training Calendar for scheduled trainings.

The Bronze Award Forms