To gain this badge, Scouts must complete the requirements below:
  1. Take an active interest in a particular art form or artist. For example, this could be painting, pop music, sculpture, theatre, architecture, break dancing or similar. The interest could also be in a favourite artist.
  2. Describe two visits made in relation to the interest. They might include photographs, film, recordings, concert programmes, ticket stubs, newspaper reviews, websites or other aids.
  3. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of a particular aspect of the interest. For instance, a particular painting, performance, sculpture, building or similar; or a particular person, movement or period connected with the chosen art form.
  4. List major events, exhibitions or venues connected with the chosen art form or artist and be able to discuss their significance.


The particular art form or artist to be chosen should be discussed with an appropriate adult beforehand.
If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.