Cub Scout Art

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Revision as of 16:20, April 24, 2008

Art
Belt Loop and Pin
Art Academics Belt Loop
Image:a-Art.gif
Art Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
Cub Scout Art is an option for the Webelos Artist Activity Badge

and helps prepare for the for the Boy Scout Art Merit Badge.

The Cub Scout Art belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


Contents

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Make a list of common materials used to create visual art compositions.
  2. Demonstrate how six of the following elements of design are used in a drawing: lines, circles, dots, shapes, colors, patterns, textures, space, balance, or perspective.
  3. Identify the three primary colors and the three secondary colors that can be made by mixing them. Show how this is done using paints or markers. Use the primary and secondary colors to create a painting.

Academics Pin Requirements

Earn the Art belt loop, and complete six of the following requirements:

  1. Visit an art museum, gallery, or exhibit. Discuss with an adult the art you saw.
  2. Create two self-portraits using two different art techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, or computer illustration.
  3. Demonstrate how to make paper. Make a sample at least 4 inches by 4 inches.
  4. Make a simple silkscreen or stencil. Print a card or T-shirt.
  5. Create a freestanding sculpture or mobile using wood, metal, soap, papier-mache, or found objects.
  6. Create an object using clay that can be fired, baked in the oven, or hardened in water.
  7. Photograph four subjects in one theme, such as landscapes, people, animals, sports, or buildings.
  8. Make a collage using several different materials.
  9. Use your artistic skills to create a postage stamp, book cover, or music CD cover.
  10. Use a computer illustration or painting program to create a work of art.
  11. Display your artwork in a pack, school, or community art show.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)


Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Art is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Art requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks,
Webelos workbooks, and Cub Scout workbooks.

Notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Art Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 11 of the Webelos Artist Activity Badge.
  2. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times


Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Wolf Cub Scout
Wolf Electives
  • Wolf Elective 2b could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 5 or 8
  • Wolf Elective 12a could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirement 2 or Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 2 and could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Wolf Elective 12b could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Wolf Elective 12c could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirement 3
  • Wolf Elective 12d could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 5 or 8
  • Wolf Elective 12e could be while completing Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 4 and could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Wolf Elective 12f could be while completing Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirements 1 or 2 or Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 8 and could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
Bear Cub Scout
Bear Electives
  • Bear Elective 9a could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirement 2 or Cub Scout Art Pin requirements 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 10 and could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Bear Elective 9b could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 1
  • Bear Elective 9c could be met by completing Cub Scout Art Belt Loop requirement 2 and could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Bear Elective 10 could be used to complete Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 11
  • Bear Elective 11 could be met while completing Cub Scout Art Pin requirement 7
Webelos Scout
  • Artist Activity Badge requirement 11 (earn the Cub Scout Art Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)
  • Showman Activity Badge

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