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Cub Scout Award Scheme
Achievement Badges

Here are all the Cub Scout Awards Scheme badges that fit with this years theme of 'Time to be Creative'.

Art and Design

Art and Design L1
Level 1

Complete one part from each section

1. Drawing and Painting 

a

Produce a free-hand sketch and shade or paint it in front of your examiner.  You may choose any subject matter you like
 b  Arrange thre tiems on the table in front of you and draw the 'still life' using pencil on paper
 c

Paint a landscape - real or imaginary, using paint on paper, board or canvas 

 d Create your own cartoon character using a pen on paper.  Draw in the background.  For copyright reasons, the cartoon character cannot be from another artist's work

2. Design and Mixed Media

a

Design your own toy on paper and show side and tope views with special detail labelled

b

Create an artwork to tell a story or make a poster. Use one of the following techniques: collage using textured and painted paters; art/brass textured rubbings; or montage using magazing pictures or photographs

c

Use natural or man-made objects, e.g. leaves, nuts, metal pieces or small gadgets and ink pad to create a relief print

3. Art Appreciation

a

Choose two paintings by an artist or two different paintings by two different artists and talk about why you like them or talk about te story you see on the paintings

b

Visit and art gallery and point out the art works you like and explain why you like them

c

Collect pictures and make a six-page scrapbook using the pictures of objects you think might suit your home.  Use some of the themes such as furniture, curtains and fabrics, electrical gadgets, crockery or china and wall decorations

Art and Design L2
Level 2
Complete one part from each section

1 Drawing and Painting

a

Produce two free-hand sketches and shade or paint them in front of your examiner.  You may choose two different jubjects.  Mount the sketches on card

b

Draw your own portrait or a member of your family.  Show the light and dark areas by shading.  Mount the finished drawing

c

Paint a garden scene or landscape view and mount or frame your picture 

d

Draw your own cartoon character in six different action poses or comic situations, with different backgrounds, that will help tell a story.
For copyright reasons, the cartoon character cannot be from another artist's work

2 Design and Mixed Media

a

Design futuristic transport craft that can travel in space, under or above the water or land using present day technologies in a new or different way.  Label the most important features

b

Design and make three different cards for people or occasions using mixed media such as stamping, printing, collage, art/brass textured rubbings or montage (refer level 1)

c

Design and plan a new interior for your bedroom or another room in your house.  Draw the side and top views on a design brief sheet and label the furniture.  Cut out colours from a paint colour chart and glue your colour choices to the design brief sheet. If possible glue small samples of fabrics for curtains or furnishings and carpet or floow coverings to the design brief sheet.

d

Design a new city for a new location (could be underground, underwater, on the surface, in the air or in space). Label the different buildings for private or community use and what they should be made from.  Add a landscape with some indication of vegetation and warea of open space usage.

3 Art Appreciation

a

Choose three paintings bu and artist or three different paintings by three different artists and write about the theme or story, the colours, different type of paint used and how you feel about each painting.

b

Visit an art gallery.  Choose one of your favourite pictures, make a sketch of it and explan why you like the picture

c

Find out information about a favourite artist, designer or architect and, in your own words, write how the artist, designer or architect made the works and why

Entertainer
 

Entertainer L1
Level 1

Entertain your Pack or an invited audience with any three of the following:

a

a piece of prose or verse you can recite from memory
 b a song, which includes at least two verses
 c three different magic tricks
 d as part of a band using homemade instruments

e

a skit or play with other members of your Six or Pack

 

2

Attend a performance by an amateur or professional groujp and describe what you saw and what you liked and did not like about the performance


Entertainer Level 2
Level 2
Complete one of the following sections

Pupetry

a

Write a puppet play

b

Make a set of hand puppets of marionettes for a play

c

Consruct a stage for hand puppets or marionettes

d

List four forms of puppetry explaining the differences

e

 Play a piece of music on a musical instrument

Drama

a

Recite a piece of verse or prose from memory

b

Perform a mime

c 

Describe three different types of drama

d

Attend a play and describe the story, explaining what you likes and what you did not like about the performance

Dance

a

Show eight basic steps or movements in your chosen form of dance

b

Peform a short dance

c

Explain the origin of your chosen form of dance and where is it performed now

d

Attend a dance performace and comment on it

Music

a

From memory, sign a song or play a tune on your chosen musical instrument

b

Make a musical instrument and demonstrate its use

c

Explain what a musical conductor does and why

d

Attend a choir or orchestral performance and comment on it

2

Perform in your chosen area before an audience.  This may be at your Pack, school, or with your performing Group

Handcraft

Handcraft L1
Level 1

Complete three projects, each one from a differenct category 

1. Fibre

a

Weave a hanging or any other item such as a 'dream catcher' using any fibre of your choice and natural objects
 b Print, stamp or stencil a design on fabric such as a T-short, bag or wall hanging
 c

Use any fibre, twine or raffia and appropriate knots to make an example of French knotting, macrame or netting

 d We an item such as a stuffed toy or embroider using a sewing machine or by hand

2. Wood/Metal

a

Construct a gift such as a toy, key rack or towel rail using 'off-cuts' and basic tools in a safe way

b

Construct a model or figurne from a basic wooden or metal kit. Paint and decorate the model

c

Emboss a design of your choice into a piece of metal shim such as copper or aluminium

3. Plastic/Leather

a

Make a platted keyrig using plastic, raffia or leather thonging.

b

Make a leather gift with a simple stamped design embosse on the strip

c

Make a brooch or friendship token using plastic or other material pieces and jewellery findings.

4. International Pursuit

 a Decorate an egg for a gift and talk t your examiner about a culture or country that decorates eggs at a festive time
 b Collect two pictures orr two pieces of handcraft from another country and explain to your examiner the functions or use of the handcrafts and from which country they came from
 c Make an example of a piece of handcraft from another country and explain to the examiner how you made it

Handcraft L2
Level 2
Complete three projects, each one from a differenct category

1. Fibre

a

Weave materinal fro a placemat, a table tunner or small bag from your choice of fibre and using a basic frame or weave loom

b

Make a paper-cut out stencil design to screen print or brush on with fabric paint onto fabric such as a T-shirt, jeans or pillowcase

c

Knit or chochet an article using two basic knitting or chochet stitches of 'French' knitting.  Show the examiner how you did the knitting or chochet

d

Use knots and twine of your choice to make a net for use in the garden or fishing

e

Make an item using a sewing machine or with hand sewing

2. Wood/Metal

a

Make a functional item such as a patterned chopping board, book ends, weather vane, or a lidded box with two different types of wood using appropriate tools and glues

b

Design and construct a box or toy using a dowel joint, hammer, saw, drill and planer if required, in a safe manner

c

Punch or cut out a design of your choice in three tin cans or metal cylinders than can be used as candle lanterns

3. Plastic/Leather

a

Make a pouch or purse with a drawstring or flap from plastic acetate or vinyl

b

Make a leather belt usng leather stamps and leather paint to create a design along the belt

c

Construct an intricate plastic model using a kit

4. International Pursuit

a

Make two examples of festive handcrafts and talk to your examiner about the cultures that use them and why

b

Collect pictures and/or craft works from three different countries.  Make one example of craft and explain to the examiner the function and use

c

Find out where traditional indigenous crafts are made in your area or in the Pacific region.  If possible, visit a location to see the handcrafts being made.  Make an example of one of the handcraht items you have seen, from your visit or from a book, and explain to the examiner the function or the use of this.

Handyworker 

Handyworker L1
Level 1

General House Functions
Complete all of this section

a

Demonstrate how to use a washing machine
 b Demonstrate how to use a dishwasher or demonstrate how to clean pots and pans in the sink
 c

Demonstrate how to use a vacuum cleaner

 d We an item such as a stuffed toy or embroider using a sewing machine or by hand

 

Complete three of the following units

1. Carpentry

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools that you have used

b

Repair ot make an item, e.g. wooden toy, jigsaw, rack or lette holder

2. Metalwork

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as ballpein hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tin snips, hand drill or file

b

Repair or make an item such as a small scoop, dustpan or tin box

3. Gardens & Lawns

 a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as rake, spade, fork, small hand tools, watering can, wheelbarrow and hose

 b Prepare an area for a garden bed with the removal and relocation of soil and rocks and the appropriate use of garden tools

4. Household

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as scissors, knives, sewing needles, or pins and thimbles

b

Repair or make hand sewn items to incude two of the following skills - re-sewing of a button, stitching a seam, drning a small hole in knitwear or hemming the edge of a garment or napkin

Handcraft L2
Level 2
Complete three projects, each one from a differenct category

General House Functions
Comlete all of this section

a

Demonstrate the procedures for turning off household electricity, water and gas

b

Explain the causes of a leaking tap or pipe and explain ow it can be repaired.  Show the examiner how to unblock a sink or water basin drain

c

Iron an article of clothing

 

 

 

Complete three of the following four units

1. Carpenrty

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a claw hammer, saw, bench vice, screwdriver, hand drill, wood plane, clamp, gluse gun, filler and paint brushes for acrylic and turpentine base paints

b

Repair and paint a wooden artilce of a vertical surface such as a stool, chair, large toy, door or wall

2. Metalwork

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a ballpein hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tin snips, hand drill, file, pop riveter, tube or box spanner, or a soldering iron

b

Repair or make an item using sheet metal with solder or pop rivets

3. Gardens & Lawns

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a rake, spade, fork, hoe, shovel, small hand tools, wheelbarrow, edge trimmer, secateurs, pruning saw, watering can, hose and a petrol or hand driven lawn mower

b

Repair or make garden plant supports and demonstrate lawn mowing and pruning of overgrown shrubs

4. Household

a

Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as scissors, knives, sewing needles, pins or thimbles. cooking knives. sewing machine or cleaning materials

b

Repair or make an article using a sewing machine

Literature

Literature L1
Level 1

1 

Read six books, all by different authors, approved or recommended by your local librarian or school teacher

2

Write a different ending to one of the above books you have read

3

Visit your local of school library and explain:

a

The difference between fiction and non-fiction books

b

What to do when borrowing and returning books from the library

c

Three things you can do to care for books

4

Choose from one of the following:

a

Write a 'Thank You' letter to someone who helped you or your Pack with a task or visit, or gave you a gift

b

Write a poem based on a topic of your choice

 c Write a description of one of the books listed in the year's "Book Week Awards"

d

Make a book mark

Literature L2
Level 2

1

Read ten books (different from the previous six in Level 1) with different authors, approved or recommended by your local librarian or school teacher

2

Write an original story or episode involving the characters in one of the book you have read

3

Visit your local library and explain:

a

the way in which books are catalogued

b

how to locate four books from different categories (Art, Sport, Mystery, Romanace, Bioraphy, Travel, Gardening, etc) by using the Library's information retrieval system

c

how to use dictionaries, encyclopaedias, computer software or internet connection in the lobrary reference section to research a subject of your choice

4

Choose one of the following:

a

WWrite a 'Thank You' letter to someone who helped you or your Pack with a task or visit, or gave you a gift

b

Write a short play based on a theme of your choice

c

Write descriptions of two books listed in the year's "Book Week Awards"

d

Draw a page illustration for oone of the story books you have read

Masks & Sculpture

Masks and Sculpture L1
Level 1

Complete one part from each section

1. Paper

a

Fold five different origami shapes or paper aeroplanes for the examiner

b

Make an animal mask

c

 Make a clown mask

2. Clay/Carving

a

Construct a pinch pot from clay and decorate the outside with an embossed design

b

Create a relief tile by pressing natural objects into the clay

c

Create a small figure or animal from natural clay or polymer

d Make a soap carving

3 Construction/Appreciation

a

Make a central balanced mobile using three different materials

b

Create a 3D sculpture of your choice using natural or man-made materials with appropriate glues, in a safe way

c

Choose two pieces of art and tell the examiner why you like them

Masks and Sculpture L2
Level 2
Complete one part from each section

1. Paper

a

Create a figure or scene using basic paper sculpture techniques such as cone and cylindrical forms, scoring, pleating, curving and cut surfaces

b

Make two masks, one suitable for a cultural holiday or special occasion and one for a masked fancy dress ball

c

Make a paper-mache mask to resemble yourself

d

Make two drama masks, one depicting 'sad' emotions and the other depicting 'glad' emotions

2 Clay/Carving

a

Construct a coil pot from clay and decorate withclay shapes joined to the outside surface

b

Create a relief tile by sculpting a scene or design of your choice with three levels of modelling into the clay to show forms coming out of and going into the tile surface

c

Create three figures of animals from natural or polymer clay and arrange in a '3D' scene mounted on a base

d

Construct two pots using a press mould and drape mould technique

e

Carve a '3D' form of your choice from soapstone, plaster or soft wood

3. Cobstruction/Appreciation

a

Make a counter balanced mobile (a heavy weight one side balanced by several smaller weights on the other side).  Use three different materials and suspend from a ceiling or high place or from a ground base

b

Create a '3D' sculpture form to resemble a bird, animal or insect using natural or man-made materials.  Explain to the examiner how you used the tools and any glues in a safe way

c

Visit an Art Gallery with your examiner.  Choose one of your favourite sculptures, make a sketch and explain why you like the sculpture

d

Find information about an Australian sculptor, explain how the sculptor works, the materials used and what you like about their work

Musician

Muscian L1
Level 1

Complete all of one section

Instrumental

1

Show an ability to play a musical instrument and keep a record of your practices for one month

2

Perform two different pieces on your instrument, either solo or in a grojup

3

Show how to clean and look after your instrument

4

Draw a staff, clef, note, sharp, flat, rest, and explain their use

Singing

1

Learn and sign the two verses of the National Anthem

2

Learn and sign three verses of a traditional or folk song

3

Learn and sign three Scouting campfire songs

Musician L2
Level 2
 Complete all of one section

Instrumental

1

Learn an instrument for a period of 12 months

2

Play three different scales or arpeggios on your instrument

3

Show an understanding of the notes on the cleft of your instrument.  Understand the different types of notes and their values and the rests, which correspond to them

4

Perfomr three different pieces on your instrument for an audience

5

Show how to clean and look after your instrument

6

Find out about a composer who has written pieces for your instrument.  Listen to one piece and discuss what you liked about it

Singing

1

Understand the difference between bass, tenor and soprano

2

Be able to sign back a short piece of music played to you.  The should be no longer that four bars in 4/4 time

3

Learn and sing three songs of your choice

4

Perfrom as a soloist or as part of a choir in front of an audience

5

Explain notes, rests signs in temrs of one piece you have sung

6

Choose three different styles of songe and talk abot the differences between them

Photography

Photography L1
Level 1

Do the following using either a still or digital camers.

1

Show how to hold and trigger a simple camera.  Explain how to use a viewfinder and explain the importance of keeping still while takng a photograph

2

Take six photographs of one subject in varying light conditions such as direct sunlight, backlighting, shade, cloudy days, flash and indoor lighting.  Mount the photographs for display

3

Explain what you liked and disliked about the results of your photographs

4

Display and explain the results to your pack

Photography L2
Level 2

1

Explain the differences, when taking photographs between the various types of cameras sucn as manual, automatic, SLR's, video and digital

2

Name and explain the functions of the various parts of the camera you are using

3

Explain good practice and sommon mistakes when taking photos, including the effects of lens apperature and shutter speed

4

Use a still or digital camera of your choice to take a sequence of 24 photos or a short video film depicting a family or Pack activity, or a topic of your choice

5

Provide a critique explaining the results of your film

6

Display and explain the results to your Pack

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