This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Art Merit Badge
This merit badge concentrates on two-dimensional art, specifically drawing and painting in various media, including an introduction to design applications in the fields of graphic arts and industrial design, history and design principles, and how these fields relate to fine art.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
Boy Scout learn to appreciate and create art while working on the requirements for the Art merit badge. If you have a Scout with some artistic talent, he will probably love this badge.
The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Hobbies feature for December 2011. So this month we’ll take a look at this feature in more depth. Some of the ideas in this program feature will also be useful to Cub Scouts and Venturers who are working on hobbies related programs.