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Girl Scouts earning their Bronze Award

Girl Scout Bronze Award

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.

You can pursue your Girl Scout Bronze Award if:
 
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You're in fourth or fifth grade (or equivalent)
 

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You're a registered Girl Scout Junior
 

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You have completed a Junior Journey



Girl Scout Bronze Award Steps

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Build your Girl Scout Junior team
 

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Explore your community
 

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Choose your Bronze Award project
 

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Make a plan
 

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Take Action
 

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Spread the word and complete your Bronze Award final report

Bronze Award Workshops

Planning to earn your Bronze Award? Join other Juniors to learn about the process and get started! Register using the links below, or email bronzeaward@girlscoutsneny.org to set up a workshop for your troop (minimum of 10 Girls required)

Bronze Award Workshop: Join us to learn about the Bronze Award, the Highest Award for Girl Scout Juniors.

Bronze Award Workshop Queensbury 3/24/2021
Bronze Award Workshop   4/28/2021
Bronze Award Workshop Albany 5/19/2021
Bronze Award Workshop Queensbury 6/23/2021
Bronze Award Workshop   7/28/2021

Bronze Award Workshop recording

Go for It!: Join us to start planning your Take Action project for a Journey or for your Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award.

Go For It 4/27/2021
Go For It 5/25/2021
Bronze Award Projects

Do you want to do a project at one of our Council camp properties to earn your Bronze Award? 

1. Contact rentals@girlscoutsneny.org to schedule a time to visit camp to look for ways that you could make a difference- explore your community
2. Decide what you would like to do- choose your project
3. Contact us at bronzeaward@girlscoutsneny.org to let us know what your group would like to do

Here are some ideas of needs you might look for:

  • New trail markers (all camps)
  • Trail cleanup and widening (all camps)
  • Planting flowers and plants around buildings (all camps)
  • Sealing and staining benches at Hidden Lake Camp and Camp Woodhaven
  • Repaint and replace camp signage (all camps)
  • Removing cattails from the pond at Camp Is-Sho-Da
  • Building and plant flower boxes by camp roadsigns at Camp Meadowbrook, Camp Woodhaven, Hidden Lake Camp, and Lake Clear Camp
  • Build benches for the fire area at Lake Clear Camp, Camp Meadowbrook, and Camp Is-Sho-Da
  • New curtains for buildings (all camps) 
  • Building bat boxes (all camps)
  • Build accessibility ramps (as needed at each camp)
  • Create a list of suggested hikes, each with a map, length of time, level of difficulty, and highlights to have available in each dining hall (all camps)
Ready to get started?
Project Materials