Creative Pursuits (VL1)

You will need

  • Computer

Preparation

Please ensure that you are following safe distancing guidelines.

Instruction

1. Plan one of the following events:
– Online Gangshow, Talent Night, Concert
– Create an online platform (Blogger, WordPress etc.), to exhibit art pieces produced by the Scout Group.
– Organise a Scouts’ Own including programme planning and selecting or writing prayers or music
– Design and plan materials to promote scouting that can be used for CCA Orientation for Sec 1s
– Promote a charity or its event through a newsletter, brochure, poster, video, website or mini-exhibition
– Design a new, or a new way to conduct a Scout activity
– Design and make a pioneering model to overcome a given challenge given by your Scout Leader

The plan should include at least 2 of the following details:
– Timeline
– Activities
– Logistics needed
– Budget

Reflection

  • 1i. Between leading in your patrol and leading for your Scout Group/Community, what are some of the differences?
  • 1ii. Other than the scale of the event, what else have increased in the planning that is required?
  • 1iii. What are some things that you have learnt from this that can be applied to your future life journey?

Details

  • Scouts
  • 2 hrs
  • At Home, Indoors
  • Individual

Competencies

  • Social Development
    Through this activity, scouts will be able to understand what goes into the different roles within a planning committee that is executing a performance.
  • Intellectual Development
    Scouts will be able to acquire knowledge about planning of a general event and modifying it to planning of a performance.
  • Character Development
    Scouts will be able to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses while planning the different parts of the activity that they have chosen.
  • Emotional Development
    Scouts will be able to plan and lead the event confidently through their proposals they have done.

Activity Counts Towards

1. Contribute to your Scout Group or your community with ONE of the following activities in a leading role

Produce a performance event including conceptualisation, auditions, rehearsals and stage management.

OR

Curate an art mini-exhibition including conceptualisation, promotion and site management.

OR

Organise a Scouts' Own including programme planning and selecting or writing prayers or music.

OR

Promote Scouting through a newsletter, brochure, poster, video, website or mini-exhibition.

OR

Promote a charity or its event through a newsletter, brochure, poster, video, website or mini-exhibition.

OR

Design a new, or a new way to conduct a, Scout activity.

OR

Design a new pioneering project to overcome a given challenge