Scouts get a taste of life on the stage while doing the requirements for the Theater merit badge. They read several plays and write one of their own. Scouts explore skills such as acting, directing, set design, costume design, hair and makeup design, lighting, sound and more. They also perform a pantomime and entertain their troops.
Printable helps for requirements:
Be prepared to be a thespian with these related achievements and ideas:
The Multimedia feature lets Scouts explore their creative side using cameras, and other technology. They can shoot, edit and share a short film.
BSA has a set of troop programs which can help PLCs plan activities around a theme. This communication program feature offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities which focus on giving and receiving information.