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Scout Award Scheme
Proficiency Badges

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

Art
ART 

To gain the Art badge you must complete one task from each of A, B & C

Show you have an interest in, have practiced and have an improved proficiency in some form of art.

Range: architecture, painting, drawing, sculpture, carving, pottery, ceramics and photography.

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Find out about an artist of your own choice and discuss the development of their work 1. Learn two of the main techniques used in the art form selected by you 1 Produce to different items in an art form of your choice and show them to your Patrol or Troop
2. Find out about the history of an artistic medium of your choice (e.g. sculpture, oil painting, watercolour, portrait painting, pottery, tapestry etc 2. Learn the essestial materials and tools used in your particular art form  

Craft
CRAFT

To gain the Craft badge you must complete one task form each of A, B & C

Show you have an interest in, have learnt about and have improved your knowledge int he craft of your choice

Range: interior design, mosaics, lapidary, embossing, bookbinding, calligraphy, decorative metal workng, leather craft, quilting, die casting, knitting, sewing, crochet, cake decorating, macrame or any other craft approved by the Troop Council

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Find out abut the history and development of your particular craft 1. Learn at least two main techniques used in your craft of choice 1. Produce and show a completed work of your particular craft requiring a minimim of 5 hours to complete the work
2. Research the preparation methods needed to perform your particular craft 2. Be able to discuss the methods used to perform and complete your particular choice of craft
3. Find out about people skilled in the craft of your choice and discuss the development of their work 3 Discuss the type and usage of materials and tools that are used in your particular craft

Entertainer
Entertainer

To gain the Entertainer badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

This badge is designed for the Scouts with an interest in different aspects of entertaining other than music which is covered  by the music badge.  This badge covers areas such as ballet, jazz ballet, modern dance, tap dancing, ballroom dancing, poetry, recreation mime, or a part of a video production

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Find out about the origins of your particular field of interest 1. Demonstrate or explain to your Leaders and Adviser the various techniques and developments devised for your particular field of interest 1. Perform a role in a play, comedy skit, theatrical revue or video production
2. Explain what is meant by particular ter minilogy of your field of interest 2. Create a performance, either solo or in a group, to present to other people 2. Direct a performance by other people
3. Make a list of the different types of jobs involved in your particular interest and their roles 3. Give a report to your Patrol or Troop on what you have learned about your particular field of interest

Literary Arts
Literary Arts

To gain the Literary Arts badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Show you have an interest in, have learnt about and have improved your knowledge in literary arts.

Range: writing, poetry and public speaking

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Choose one form of literary arts to learn about.  Gather information about one aspect or a period wen a form was popular e.g. poetry, playwrights, fantasy story writing 1. Learn to write a particular form of poetry, e.g. Haiku, rhyming, free verse, sonnet, limerick, quatrain, acrostic etc 1. Write a form of poetry and write a short script using Shakesperian language, or
2. Learn about the oldest form of literary art that you can find and how was it expressed 2. Demonstrate you understant how a perticular form of writing is produced.  e.g. play, fantasy fiction, science fiction, TV soap etc 2 Write a short novel of at least five chapters after researching how to write a novel
3. Find out about a famous writer. e.g. Shakespeare

Modeller
Modeller

To gain the Modeller badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Show that you have an interest in an improved proficiency in creating models and construction projects

Range: plastics, glasswork, plaster, metal work, wood and fibreglass

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. For static models, find out why they are used, when they came into common usage and what the components typically are 1. Design a model in enough detail for another peron to construct the model without your assistance 1. Constuct a model (use of kit permitted) and fly/drive as appropriate
2. For flight models, have a workink knowledge of the basic principles of flight 2. Construct a static model (use of kit permitted and show to an audience
3. For wheel based models, have a workng knowledge of gears, steering and suspension

Multi Media
Multi Media

To gain the Multi  badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Show that you have an interest in,have practiced and have an improved efficiency in the field of multi media

Range: pictures, animated graphics, news, websites, PowerPoint and computer programming.

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Find out about the earliest forms of multi media 2. Design an interactive CD-ROM, wesbite or PowerPoint presentation for your Patrol/Troop/Group.  The final product is to include pictures, music, animated graphics, media player (e.g. Flash, Intro), and news items.  You are to include at least five different activities that your Patrol/Troop/Group has been on within your District/Region/Branch or nationally 1 Create a 'Welcome' and their families to your Group.  You will need to incorporate current news items, section specific information, such as age groups, leaders and what they do.  Include printable forms for registration
2. Find out the history of one particular kind of multi media
3. Find about the current developments in multi media

Music
Music

To gain the Music  badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Show that you have an interest in, and have practised and have an improved proficiency in music making.  Perhaps take up and gain proficiency in an instrument not previously played.

Range: voice, instrument, percussion, electronic, writing music material

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1 Investigate the requirements of your chosen field of music, e.g. read music, write music, play an instrument 1. Write a musical pieve 1 Perform individually or with a group of musciians on the instrument of your choice in front of your Troop
2. Find out the type of musical instrument you wouldlike to play and the requirements to play an instrument 2. Study how t read music 2. Provise evidence to your Troop that you are able to read and write music
3. Practice the musical instrument of your choice

Performing Arts
Performing Arts

To gain the Performing Arts  badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Range: those areas of performance and entertainment not covered by Music or Entertainer badges such areas as production, direction, stage design, lighting, sound, script writing, costume design.

A. Investigate

B. Skill

C. Activity

1. Find out the origin of the art form related to your area if interest, e.g. props, sound, lighting, stage design, backstage support, prodicer, director 1. Learn how to create a sript for a short play 1. Take part in a performance of your art form
2. Identify and describe five different elements of your art form that are essential to be successful 2. Learn how to prepare lighting for a stage production 2. Write a short skit of about three minutes duration
3. Find out when your art form was first introduced into Australia and by whom 3. Learn how to erect a sound system for a stage production 3. Assist in the preparation of stage props or assist in another back stage support role
4. Learn how to construct stage props 4. Produce a short video on a subject of your choice of about five minutes duration
5. Learn how to prepare music for a stage production 5. Produce a design for a stage production of your choice
6. Learn how to design a layout for a stage production 6. Assist in the productin of a music score for a stage production

Trades
Trade

To gain the Trade badge you must complete one task from each A, B & C

Show that you have an interest and an improved proficiency in creating useful objects or constructional projects

Range: metalwork, woodwork, brick, stone, carpentry, plumbing, painting, plastics, fibreglass and plastering

A. Investigate B. Skill C. Activity
1. Investigate the types of materials used in a trade of your own choice. 1. Learn how to use and care for hand and power tools 1. Construct a specific project of your choice within your chosen trade, e.g. construct a dog kennel, Patrol Box
2. Investigate the types of meterials used in the construciotion of a building 2. Show that you are able to conserve materials on your project 2. Provide materials and costings for your project
3. Investigate the materials required for your selected project.  Investigate the construciton method of the project 3. Demonstrate the use and care for hand and power tools

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