|Sculpture requires prior counselor approval for requirement(s) #2c.|
|The Sculpture requirements were revised effective January 1, 2008.|
|Sculpture merit badge|
|BSA Advancement ID:||101|
|Latest pamphlet revision:||2008|
|“||This merit badge introduces Scouts to sculpture, an art form that allows an artist to express what he sees and feels by using these three dimensions by shaping materials such as clay, stone, metal, and wood.||”|
The Sculpture merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.
| A FREE workbook for Sculpture 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.
- The Sculpture Merit Badge requirements were updated in 2008.
- 1: Safety Procedures for Sculpture University of Virginia's studio rules.
- 2a. Enough clay for a life-sized head is very expensive. Instead, we had them sculpt at a local clay shop, took photos of their heads, and did not need to purchase the clay (only the studio time).
- 2b: It's So Easy to Cast Plaster! How to make a plaster cast of almost anything.
- 3: Careers for Sculptors From Sculpture.org.
- Boy Scout Merit Badges: Architecture - Art - Basketry - Bugling - Cinematography - Cooking - Graphic Arts - Indian Lore - Leatherwork - Metalwork - Model Design and Building - Music - Photography - Pottery - Sculpture - Theater- Wood Carving - Woodwork
- Venturing: Arts and Hobbies Bronze Award - Outdoor Living History (Ranger Award elective)
- Webelos Activity Badges: Artist - Craftsman - Showman
- Cub Scout Belt Loops & Pins: Art - Music
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: Most Popular Merit Badges – Merit Badge Policies – Eagle-Required Merit Badges – 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.)