Webelos AOL Art Explosion

Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure Requirements: Art Explosion

This is a preview of one of the new Cub Scout requirements which will go into effect in the 2015-2016 program year. See the BSA Program Updates page for complete information.

Art Explosion is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light elective adventures.  In the current Webelos Cub Scout program, it is most similar to the Artist activity badge and the Art belt loop and pin .

For the Art Explosion adventure, Webelos learn about all types of art – drawing, painting, sculpture, origami, digital art, graphic design, photography, comics, and more.

The requirement for this adventure are shown below. Upon completion of this adventure, Webelos will receive a pin.

Webelos/AOL Adventure Requirements: Art Explosion

Do all of these:

  1. Visit an art museum, gallery, or exhibit. Discuss with an adult the art you saw. What did you like?
  2. Create two self-portraits using two different techniques, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and computer illustration.
  3. Do two of the following:
    1. Draw or paint an original picture outdoors, using the art materials of your choice.
    2. Use clay to sculpt a simple form.
    3. Create an object using clay that can be fired, baked in the oven, or air dried.
    4. Create a freestanding sculpture or mobile using wood, metal, papier-mâché, or found or recycled objects.
    5. Make a display of origami or kirigami projects.
    6. Use a computer illustration or painting program to create a work of art.
    7. Create an original logo or design. Transfer the design onto a T-shirt, hat, or other object.
    8. Using a camera or other electronic device, take at least 10 photos of your family, a pet, or scenery. Use photo-editing software to crop, lighten or darken, and change some of the photos.
    9. Create a comic strip with original characters. Include at least four panels to tell a story centered on one of the points of the Scout Law. Characters can be hand-drawn or computer-generated.
  4. Choose one of the following methods to show your artwork:
    1. Create a hard-copy or digital portfolio of your projects. Share it with your family and members of your den or pack.
    2. Display your artwork in a pack, school, or community art show.
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