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Bronze Award Girl Scouts

Welcome to the Girl Scout Bronze Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. As you and your team plan and complete your project, you'll meet new people and have the kind of fun that happens when you work with other Girl Scouts to make a difference. Download the Bronze Award guidelines to find out how.

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


GSWISE Bronze Award Virtual Training

Designed for Girl Scout Juniors, parents, and volunteers, this training covers the Girl Scout Bronze Award requirements and provides several tips and tools for girls to be successful.



Other GSWISE Bronze Award Resources

Girl Scout Juniors must be completed with their projects and submit a Final Report Form to GSWISE prior to becoming Girl Scout Cadettes. This deadline is September 30 after girls complete fifth grade.

Bronze Award projects are approved at the troop level. Adults working with girls (troop leaders, project advisors, group volunteers, etc.) and the girls themselves help to ensure the project meets all of the required guidelines found in the Bronze Award Girl Guidelines. Once final reports are submitted, girls should consider their Bronze Award complete. Girls and their listed troop leader will receive a confirmation email letting them know that their final report was received. 


Highest Awards Celebration

The Highest Awards Celebration is an opportunity for girls who have earned the Girl Scout Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards to be recognized for their accomplishments. We encourage families, troop leaders, and project advisors to attend. Girls wishing to be recognized at the upcoming spring recognition event must submit all final reports by the annual deadline of March 1.

Invitations will be mailed to girls/troops eligible for recognition in March. 

View the 2021 Highest Awards Celebration Program.


Grant Opportunities

Several community organizations support youth led projects: