It can be a challenge to find embellishments and papers that are themed specifically for Boy Scout scrapbooking. There are a few companies and lines of papers and embellishments that have come and gone over the last few years. The sure-fire way to create fantastic Boy Scout themed scrapbook pages is to make your own embellishments. Combine embellishments that you can make or print along with solid colored cardstocks in Boy Scout colors such as tans, blue, and gold. This collection of links to websites all over the internet has clip art, subway art, cut files, and more that you can use to make scrapbook pages that will show off your son's (or grandson's) accomplishments at his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony. Please remember that each link below takes you to someone else's site and displays their work. You should read any rules that they may have about the distribution of the images and remember that they are generally for personal use only.
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Clipart From Scouts for Scouts
This website has over 40 pieces of clip art, some in color and some black and white. The US Scouting Service says that it is part of "Scouting Websites by Scouters for Scouters." It has a news blog, forum, and much more that is packed with information about scouting. The clipart can be printed and then cut out as "stickers" for Boy Scout scrapbook pages.
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Boy Scout Law Word Art
Suzy H Smith from the Infinity x 12 blog has designed a creative piece of word art that features the list of attributes found in the Scout Law. The artwork would make a gorgeous journaling box on any Scout-themed scrapbook page. You could also (with Suzy's permission) use these design on Court of Honor invitations, framed art, and more. The site has a link to Google Docs for you to download the image.
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Cub Scout Promise Free Printable
Larcie Bird mentions on her blog that he son is in Cub Scouts. This has inspired her to create this beautiful free printable that will help her son learn the Cub Scout Promise. Once again, this would make a perfect journaling box on a scrapbook page. You could also use this as a framed piece for a young son's bedroom or a magnet for your refrigerator as he works on memorizing the promise. Larcie Bird uses Dropbox and you can find the link right under the image of the printable with the phrase "You can download it here."
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Boy Scout Die Cut Files
If you use Make the Cut software for your digital die cut machine, then these free cut files will come in very useful. You could also use the .jpg file of these images to make black and white images that you can use just like clip art or as a paper piecing pattern.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Clip Art for Scout Leaders
A wide variety of Cub Scouting-themed clip art can be found at the scoutingbsa.org website. There are images for everyone for every level of Cub Scouts.
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Eagle Scout Clip Art
Clipart for Free has a nice collection of Eagle Scout images that would work well for a scouting scrapbook. To download the images to your computer, simply right-click on the images and select "save as." Print these images on cardstock and then mount them on double-sided foam adhesive tape to create dimensional embellishments.