an art studio for children

Girl Scouts

Sessions are for two hours – 30 minutes is allowed for meeting and a snack.

Minimum of 10 scouts. If you have a small group–Tag alongs are allowed or you may ask each scout to bring a friend-reach out in the community.


Earth Clay – Handbuilding Techniques includes firing  $12

Drawing & Painting  $10

Jewelry Making $15

Famous Women Artists $10

Creative Play/Puppet making $10

Tie-dye $10

Hand sewing skills $10

Collage/Scrapbooking $15

Boy Scouts (Girls may do this badge too)
Sessions are for two hours – 30 minutes is allowed for meeting and a snack.

To fulfill the requirements, each scout need to attend two sessions and the cost is $20 total for four hours.

Requirements for the Art merit badge:

  1. Discuss the following: Discuss the following terms and elements of art: line, value, shape, form, space, color, and texture. Show examples of each element.
    1. What art is and what some of the different forms of art are
    2. The importance of art to humankind
    3. What art means to you and how art can make you feel
  2. Discuss the six principles of design: rhythm, balance, proportion, variety, emphasis, and unity.
  3. Render a subject of your choice in FOUR of these ways:
    1. Pen and ink,
    2. Watercolors,
    3. Pencil,
    4. Pastels,
    5. Oil paints,
    6. Tempera,
    7. Acrylics,
    8. Charcoal
    9. Computer drawing or painting
  4. Do ONE of the following:With your parent’s permission, visit a museum, art exhibit, art gallery, artists’ co-op, or artist’s workshop. Find out about the art displayed or created there. Discuss what you learn with your counselor.
    1. Design something useful. Make a sketch or model of your design. With  approval, create a promotional piece for the item using a picture or pictures.
    2. Tell a story with a picture or pictures or using a 3-D rendering.
    3. Design a logo. Share your design with your counselor and explain the significance of your logo. Then, with your parent’s permission and your counselor’s approval, put your logo on Scout equipment, furniture, ceramics, or fabric.
  5. Find out about three career opportunities in art. 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.