Webelos Elective Adventure: Maestro!


Sound is all around us! In this adventure you will explore how sounds are made and how they change, make your own musical instrument to play and create sound, and build up your lyrical talent by taking your turn as a music composer or songwriter.



Rationale for Adventure

Listen! There is noise all around you. What changes noise into music? What is the difference? Discover ways to make and play music that sounds good to you.


Webelos/AOL Elective Adventure: Maestro!

  1. Do a or b:
    1. Attend a live musical performance.
    2. Visit a facility that uses a sound mixer, and learn how it is used.
  2. Do two of the following:
    1. Make a musical instrument. Play it for your family, den, or pack.
    2. Form a “band” with your den. Each member creates his own homemade musical instrument. Perform for your pack at a pack meeting.
    3. Play two tunes on any band or orchestra instrument.
  3. Do two of the following:
    1. Teach your den the words and melody of a song. Perform the song with your den at your den or pack meeting.
    2. Create original words for a song. Perform it at your den or pack meeting.
    3. Collaborate with your den to compose a den theme song. Perform it at your pack meeting.
    4. Write a song with words and music that expresses your feelings about an issue, a person, something you are learning, a point of the Scout Law, etc. Perform it at your den or pack meeting, alone or with a group.
    5. Perform a musical number by yourself or with your Webelos den in front of an audience.