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Girls Volunteering in the Community for their Bronze Award

Bronze Award

Due to COVID-19 final report deadlines for 2020 5th grade graduates have been extended from September 30 to December 31. Girls planning to take advantage of the new deadline must renew their membership for another year in order to continue these awards.

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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 Girl Scout Junior (grades 4-5) can achieve. Download the Bronze Award guidelines to find out how.


Girl Scout Bronze Award

Bronze Award Guidelines
*Includes a template for your Final Report.

Steps to Earn the Bronze Award

  1. Complete a Junior Leadership Journey (if you haven't already) to hone the skills you'll need to earn your Bronze Award. 
  2. Build yourself a team of fellow Girl Scout Juniors.
  3. Explore your community for project inspiration.
  4. Choose your Bronze Award Take Action project.
  5. Make a plan for your project.
  6. Put your plan in motion.
  7. Reflect, share your story, and celebrate your work.

Earning the Girl Scout Bronze Award involves the time to complete a Journey (step 1), and then a suggested minimum of 20 hours to complete steps 2-7.

Finding Support

Learn more about the Bronze Award on Girl Scouts of the USA’s website. Still have questions? Contact us!