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Showman Badge (Cub Scout Pack (BSA))

  • 1 Complete six activities of your choice; these can be from any area (puppetry, music, and or drama). Webelos den leader or activity badge counselor: Be sure to sign approval for each of the activities that are completed to fulfill requirement 1.
  • Puppetry And do one of these not already done for requirement 1
    • 2 Write a puppet play about one of your Webelos den activities or a subject of your choice.
    • 3 Make a set of puppets or marionettes for the play you have written or for another play.
    • 4 Build a simple stage for marionettes or puppets.
    • 5 Alone or with the help of others, put on a puppet show for your den or pack.
    • 6 Make a set of four paper bag puppets for a singing group. With the help of three other den members, sing a song with the puppets as the performers.
    • 7 There are sock, stick, and finger puppets. There are paper bag puppets and marionettes. Explain their differences and show any puppets you have made for this badge.
  • Music And do one of these not already done for requirement 1
    • 8 Play four tunes on any band or orchestra instrument. Read these from music.
    • 9 Sing one song indoors and one song outdoors, either alone or with a group. Tell what you need to do differently when singing outdoors.
    • 10 Make a collection of three or more records, tapes, or music CDs. Tell what you like about each one.
    • 11 Tell what folk music is. Hum, sing, or play a folk tune on a musical instrument.
    • 12 Name three American composers. Name a famous work by each.
    • 13 Draw a staff. Draw on it a clef, a sharp, flat, natural, note, and rest. Tell what each is used for.
    • 14 Show the difference between 2/4, 3/4, and 4/4 time by beating time or playing an instrument.
    • 15 While you are a Webelos Scout, earn the Cub Scout Academics belt loop for Music.
  • Drama And do one of these not already done for requirement 1
    • 16 Give a monologue (a talk) on a patriotic, humorous, or holiday subject or another subject of your choice.
    • 17 Attend a play. Describe the story. Tell what you liked about it.
    • 18 Read a play. Make a model stage setting for one of the acts.
    • 19 Write, put on, and take part in a one-act play.
    • 20 Make a list of stage directions. Tell what they mean.
    • 21 Describe a theater-in-the-round. What are its good and bad points?
    • 22 Explain the difference between grand opera and light opera. Explain the difference between a musical and a play.
    • 23 Read about William Shakespeare. Draw a picture of his Globe Theater.