Boy Scout Merit Badge Requirements


  1. Tell a story with a picture or pictures.
  2. Promote a product or an idea with a picture or pictures.
  3. Record in an art medium something you have done or seen.
  4. Decorate something with an original design. Put the design on Scout equipment, furniture, ceramics, or fabric.
  5. Design something useful.
  6. Render a subject of your choice in FOUR of these ways: pen and ink, watercolor, pencil, pastel, oil, tempera, or acrylic.
  7. Discuss job opportunities in art.

BSA Advancement ID#: 21
Source: Boy Scout Requirements, #33215E, revised 2002