The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest honor a Girl Scout Junior can achieve. The award is earned by completing a take action project which is selected, planned, and executed by the troop. This award is the first of the Girl Scout Highest Awards and gives Juniors the opportunity to make a difference in their community. Learn more about the highest award through the fun facts provided:
- Over 600 Girl Scout – North Carolina Coastal Pine Juniors received their Bronze Award during the 2015-2016 program year.
- The Girl Scout Bronze Award was created by a troop of Girl Scout Juniors and introduced at the Girl Scouts of the USA’s 2001 National Meeting of Presidents and Executives in Savannah, Georgia.
- Co-leaders decide when a troop’s Bronze Award is complete. Approval from the council is not required.
- Juniors are encouraged to reach a suggested minimum 20 hours of service for the Bronze Award Take Action project.
- The Bronze Award Take Action project can be done within the Girl Scout community.
- There will be 3 Girl Scout Bronze Award Webinars offered during the 2017-2018 program year. If you want to learn more about the Bronze Award sign up for one of the webinars in My GS.
- The Bronze Award Final Report must be submitted by September 30th of the year the Girl Scout completes the 5th For Girl Scouts who completed 5th grade in the spring of 2017, they must submit their final report by September 30th, 2017.