Sculpture Merit Badge Requirements
Scoutmaster Bucky Sculpture
Scoutmaster Bucky offered this merit badge:
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Base Camp Fort Snelling, MN 12 Scouts
Saturday, March 12, 2016 Maple Plain, MN 4 Scouts
Saturday, March 7, 2015 Maple Plain, MN 10 Scouts
Saturday, March 15, 2014 Maple Plain, MN 7 Scouts
Saturday, April 13, 2013 Wayzata, MN 8 Scouts
Saturday, March 16, 2013 Maple Plain, MN 13 Scouts
Saturday, March 10, 2012 Maple Plain, MN 12 Scouts
Sculpture Merit Badge Pamphlet
Created: 1911
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MERIT BADGE REQUIREMENTS source: 2020 Scouts BSA Requirements

1. Explain to your counselor the precautions that must be followed for the safe use and operation of a sculptor's tools, equipment, and other materials.


2. Do TWO of the following:

a. Model in clay a life-sized human head. Then sculpt in modeling clay, carve in wood or plaster, or use 3D modeling software to make a small-scale model of an animal or person. Explain to your counselor the method and tools you used to sculpt the figure.

b. Make a plaster mold of a fruit or vegetable. In this mold make a copy of the fruit or vegetable. Explain to your counselor the method and tools you used to make the copy.

c. With your parent's permission and your counselor's approval, visit a museum, art exhibit, art gallery, artists' co-op, or artist's studio. After your visit, share with your counselor what you have learned. Discuss the importance of visual arts and how it strengthens social tolerance and helps stimulate cultural, intellectual, and personal development.


3. Find out about career opportunities in sculpture. Pick one and find out the education, training, and experience required for this profession. Discuss this with your counselor, and explain why this profession might interest you.

this page last reviewed / updated: April 2020