What does the Bronze Award involve?
There are four parts to the Award: Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition.
Volunteering: You undertake service to individuals or the community (it cannot be for a business or family member). For example:
• Raising money for a cancer charity
• Being a coach at a local sports club
• Running a recycling project in your local area
• Being an active member of a youth council or forum.
Physical: You improve in an area of sport, dance or fitness activities.
• Playing tennis at a local club
• Taking part in after-school sports clubs (not GCSE PE)
• Joining a local athletics club
• Improving skills in an existing activity, i.e. your next belt in karate or judo
• Taking weekly dance lessons at a local club.
Skills: You develop practical and social skills and personal interests.
• Taking music lessons and gaining a higher grade
• Learning how to juggle
• Completing a book on the fashions or music of the last decade
• Being an active member of a Young Enterprise group.
Expedition: You plan, train for and complete an unaccompanied adventurous journey.
• Part of the weekly after-school training sessions prepare you for this.
• You complete two, practice day walks to develop map reading and navigation skills.
• You complete a Practice Expedition in North Wales.
• You complete an assessed, Qualifying Expedition in the Ribble Valley.
Attending weekly, after-school training sessions.
Completing a total of four sections – Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition.
Working as a team (minimum 4, maximum 7).
A time commitment throughout the whole year.
Being very organised and meeting deadlines.