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ArtsQuest Girl Scout Programs

ArtsQuest offers Girl Scout programs that meet requirements for a variety of art badges. All workshops are led by professional Teaching Artists.

Girl Scout programs are offered year-round, last approximately 2 hours, and cost $20/individual. Reservations are accepted based on Teaching Artist availability.

All programs are offered at the Banana Factory Arts Center at 25 W. Third St. Bethlehem, PA 18015.

To schedule a program or to learn more, fill out a request form:

Request Form

or email Lisa Harms, Director of Education & Outreach, at lharms@artsquest.org

Available Badge Programs:

Daisy (Grades K-1)

Outdoor Art Maker
Explore the outdoors and use what you see and hear to make different kinds of art projects.

  1. See the colors of nature
  2. Hear the sounds of nature
  3. Share your outdoor art

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to look at nature like an artist and make your own outdoor art.

Brownie (Grades 2-3):

Outdoor Art Creator

Find out how you can make your own art outdoors and have fun doing it.

  1. Find art ideas outdoors
  2. Make something!
  3. Dance or make music outdoors
  4. Be a nature photographer
  5. Design with nature

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to do different kinds of fun art projects outdoors.

Painting
Learn to paint and color your world.

  1. Get inspired
  2. Paint the real world
  3. Paint a mood
  4. Paint without brushes
  5. Paint a mural

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have new ideas about what to paint—and how to paint it.

Potter
Explore the history of clay art and become a clay artist yourself.

  1. Find some pottery
  2. Get to know clay
  3. Make a simple pot
  4. Make an art piece
  5. Paint and glaze!

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll be able to make your own projects out of clay.

Junior (Grades 4-5):

Drawing
Learn techniques to make your drawings even better.

  1. Experiment with different materials
  2. Learn how to add shading
  3. Get some perspective
  4. Use your imagination like a graphic artist
  5. Make your masterpiece—and show it off!

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know some great drawing techniques.

Jeweler
Discover different ways to make jewelry.

  1. Get to know the tools of the trade
  2. Make jewelry with metal
  3. Turn everyday objects into jewelry
  4. Create jewelry inspired by another culture
  5. Make a sparkling gift

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to make different kinds of jewelry.

Outdoor Art Explorer
Let nature be your inspiration as you explore, create, and design different kinds of art.

  1. Explore outdoor art
  2. Make something!
  3. Find music in nature
  4. Be a nature photographer
  5. Design with nature

When you’ve earned this badge, you will know how to find the art in nature and create your own outdoor artwork.

Cadette (Grades 6-8):

Book Artist
Learn book artristry.

  1. Explore the art of bookbinding
  2. Get familiar with the insides of a book
  3. Try out book artist techniques
  4. Focus on function
  5. Focus on style

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to make different kinds of books.

This badge comes in a packet that includes the Book Artist, Woodworker, Special Agent, Trailblazing, and Babysitter badges.

Comic Artist
Find out more about the world of comic art and then tell your own visual story.

  1. Delve into the world of comics
  2. Choose a story to tell
  3. Draw it out
  4. Frame it in four panels
  5. Add the words

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to create your own comic.

Senior (Grades 9-10):

Collage Artist
Find out about the world of textile arts. Then pick up your needles (or loom or spinning wheel) and make two projects.

  1. Choose your textile art
  2. Find your tools and materials
  3. Learn the basics
  4. Make something for everyday use
  5. Create a gift or item for a special occasion

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have learned the basics of a textile art—and you’ll have two fantastic projects to show for it.

Ambassador (Grades 11-12):

Outdoor Art Master
Bring art and the outdoors together and get inspired by the beauty in nature.

  1. Explore outdoor art
  2. Make something!
  3. Find music in nature
  4. Be a nature photographer
  5. Design with nature

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll have explored nature and created several different kinds of outdoor-themed art.