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Explorers Creative Arts Activity Badge

Explorers Creative Arts Activity Badge

Creative Arts badge

Sing. Paint. Make. Whatever you create, let your imagination lead the way.

How to earn your badge. You should be aiming to work toward your Creative Arts badge over 6 or 12 months.

  1. Demonstrate involvement and improvement in a creative activity of your choice. Show evidence of your work.
  2. Perform or exhibit the work you have completed.

    Examples of possible activities might be:

    • art
    • photography
    • writing
    • model making
    • any other creative activity agreed by the leadership team.


  • This badge can count towards the Chief Scout's Award, Queens Scout Award, or the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
  • Knitting, needle work, film making, videography, stop motion films, puppet making, large wall murals (could be done as a community support activity), urban art (only with permission from the land or building owner), painting, pencil drawing, clay sculpting, calligraphy, creative writing: stories, poetry, songs, plays or creating ‘scout appropriate’ content for social media. 

    Have a look at our safety and Safeguarding information on Digital Safeguarding.

May 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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