Arts and Hobbies Group
To earn the Bronze Award for ARTS AND HOBBIES
activities, do nine of the following:
- Visit a drafting company that uses
state-of-the-art CAD systems and see how the new technology is
- Choose a product that you are familiar
with. Create an advertising plan for this product, then design
an advertising plan layout.
- Using your resources, create a clean,
attractive tabletop display highlighting your advertising plan
for your chosen product.
- Show your display at your crew meeting
or other public place.
- Learn about backstage support for
- Attend a theater production. Then
critique the work of the artist in set design, decoration, and
- Choose a new hobby such as CD, sports
card, or stamp collecting; in-line skating; or marksmanship.
- Keep a log for at least 90 days of each
time you participate in your hobby.
- Take pictures and/or keep other
memorabilia related to your hobby.
- After participating in your hobby for
at least 90 days, make a presentation or tabletop display on
what you have learned for your crew, another crew, a Cub Scout
or Boy Scout group, or another youth group.
- Tour a golf course. Talk to the golf
pro, caddy, groundskeeper, manager, or other golf course
employee about what it takes to operate a golf course. Play at
least nine holes of golf.
- Tour a golf driving range. Talk to the
manager or other driving range employee about what it takes to
manage a driving range. Hit a bucket of balls.
- Develop a plan to asses the physical
skill level of each member of a group such as your crew, a Cub
Scout or Boy Scout group, a retirement home, or a church
- Once you have determined your starting
point or base, develop a plan with each member of your group
to develop a physical training improvement program.
- Test your group members on a regular
basis over a 90-day period to see if there is improvement.
- Share your results with the group
and/or your crew.
- Lead or participate in a crew
discussion on the merits of a young person choosing a sports
hobby such as golf, jogging, or cycling for a lifetime.
Discuss health benefits, opportunity to associate with
friends, costs, etc.
- Ask an adult who is not active in your
crew and who has an active sports hobby to join your
discussion to get his or her point of view.
- Visit a hobby store. Talk with the manager
about what the most popular hobby is relative to what is purchased
and the type and age of people who participate in different
hobbies. If they have free literature about beginning hobbies,
share it with your crew members.
- Teach disadvantage or disabled people a
sport and organize suitable competitions, or help them develop an
appreciation for an art or hobby new to them.
- Organize a hobby meet (a place where people
gather to display and share information about their hobbies) for
your crew, a church group, a Cub Scout or Boy Scout group, a
retirement home, a group home, or another group.
- Organize a photography contest in your
crew, a church group, a Cub Scout or Boy Scout group, a retirement
home, a group home, or another group. Secure prizes and judges.
Plan an awards program.
- Using your artistic ability, volunteer to
do the artwork for an activity for your crew, another crew, a Cub
Scout or Boy Scout group, a district, or council. Example: do the
posters and promotional materials for a district Cub Scout day
[Activities or projects that are more
available in your area may be substituted with your Advisor's
approval for activities shown above.]
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