Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award
| Arts and Hobbies|
1. Medal with Arts and Hobbies device pin.
2. Arts and Hobbies ribbon device.
| This is the Venturing Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award.|
Boy Scouts can earh the Art and Graphic Arts Merit Badges.
Webelos Scouts can earn the Artist Activity Badge
Cub Scouts & Webelos Scouts can earn the Cub Scout Art Belt Loop & Pin
The Venturing Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award focuses on the Venturer acquiring and cultivating lifelong skills, arts and hobbies. The Bronze Award metal is pinned immediately above the seam of the left pocket; the ribbon device is worn above the left pocket in a rack above any knots.
Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award requirements
|Do nine of the following. (Activities or projects that are more available in your area may be substituted with your Advisor's approval for activities shown below.)
| A FREE workbook for Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award is available here! |
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
|meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of|
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.
- Per the BSA: "You should read the merit badge pamphlet on the subject." Pamphlets (books) are at local Scout Shops and online at ScoutStuff.org.
- "Get a signed Merit Badge application from your Scoutmaster." An online, printable Word doc file version is available.
- Boy Scout
- Cub Scout
- Cub Scout Art Belt Loop & Pin
General Merit Badge information
- An Introduction to Merit Badges – how to get started, who chooses the counselor, etc.
- Merit Badge Worksheets & Requirements – with the revision dates, diagrams, charts, checklists, logs, and links you need.
- Merit Badge Application – offers online resources to let you print "Blue Cards," etc.
- Merit Badge FAQ – answers dozens of questions like: Who can be a counselor? Can requirements be added or removed?
- Merit Badges Requiring Prior Approval – Certain requirements need prior approval. Most do not. Here is the list.
- Also see: List of how many boys have earned each Merit Badge – Merit Badge policies – Merit badges required for the Eagle Scout rank – Merit Badge Days
- Additionally: List of Merit Badges by Field of Study – Merit Badge Pamphlets & Libraries
- Merit Badge Counselors must complete Youth Protection Training, file an Adult Application (and Merit Badge Counselor Information Form); and be approved by the local council. (See the Guide for Merit Badge Counselors for additional details.)
- Venturing Bronze Award on the BSA scouting.org site.