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Revision as of 15:35, April 13, 2018


  1. Youth 16 years of age or older, but not yet 18, on February 1, 2019 who register as members of Scouts BSA on or before December 31, 2019, may request extensions to complete the Eagle Scout Award requirements after they turn 18 years of age.
  2. Requests for extensions must be received no later than thirty (30) days after turning 18 years of age. Extensions must be in writing by submitting the designated form to the National Service Center and the form must be received no later than January 7, 2020. Only the National Council may grant extensions. The actual extension will be based upon the individual’s registration date and age at the time of the request and will provide not more than twenty-four months from the date of initial registration to complete all requirements.
  3. In the interest of fairness, these temporary transition rules apply to all youth joining Scouts BSA during 2019–both girls and first-time joining boys.

The "designated form" has not yet been released as of 20 Nov 2018. This is quoted from https://filestore.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/Implementation-Details-for-Scouts-BSA-FINAL.pdf

Boy Scout Scout rank requirement resources include the Scout rank Worksheet Adobe Acrobat PDF,
lesson videos showing Outdoor Skills, and First-Aid Skills plus Merit Badges, and Scout Awards links.
Troop resources include the Advancement Campout and monthly Troop Program Themes.


Boy Scouts are referred to as "Scouts."


Scout rank

 
Previous:
none
Next:
Tenderfoot rank
Children can be Scouts if they have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10 years old, OR have earned the

Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old, OR are age 11 but have not reached age 18.

Youth Application #524-406 (2017)

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Scout rank requirements

All requirements for the Scout rank must be completed as a member of a troop or as a Lone Scout. If you have already completed these requirements as part of the Webelos Scouting Adventure, simply demonstrate your knowledge or skills to your Scoutmaster or other designated leader after joining the troop.

  1. Scouts
    1a. Repeat from memory the Scout Oath, Scout Law, Scout motto, and Scout slogan. In your own words, explain their meaning.
    1b. Explain what Scout spirit is. Describe some ways you have shown Scout spirit by practicing the Scout Oath, Scout Law, Scout motto, and Scout slogan.
    1c. Demonstrate the Boy Scout sign, salute, and handshake. Explain when they should be used.
    1d. Describe the First Class Scout badge and tell what each part stands for. Explain the significance of the First Class Scout badge.
    1e. Repeat from memory the Outdoor Code. In your own words, explain what the Outdoor Code means to you.
    1f. Repeat from memory the Pledge of Allegiance. In your own words, explain its meaning.
  2. After attending at least one Boy Scout troop meeting, do the following:
    2a. Describe how the Scouts in the troop provide its leadership.
    2b. Describe the four steps of Boy Scout advancement.
    2c. Describe the Boy Scout ranks and how they are earned.
    2d. Describe what merit badges are and how they are earned.
  3. Patrol
    3a. Explain the patrol method. Describe the types of patrols that are used in your troop.
    3b. Become familiar with your patrol name, emblem, flag, and yell. Explain how these items create patrol spirit.
  4. Knots & ropes
    4a. Show how to tie a square knot, two half-hitches, and a taut-line hitch. Explain how each knot is used.
    4b. Show the proper care of a rope by learning how to whip and fuse the ends of different kinds of rope.
  5. Demonstrate your knowledge of pocketknife safety.
  6. With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide and earn the Cyber Chip Award for your grade.[1]
  7. Since joining the troop and while working on Scout rank, participate in a Scoutmaster conference.

Footnotes

  1. If your family does not have Internet access at home AND you do not have ready Internet access at school or another public place or via a mobile device, the Cyber Chip portion of this requirement may be waived by your Scoutmaster in consultation with your parent or guardian.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2018 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #641568)

View the change list (history) of these requirements. The text of these requirements may be locked. In that case, they can only be edited
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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.

Special note For fifth-grade webelos crossing over to a Boy Scout Troop, the Level I Cyber Chip is a grade based program. Scouts who cross-over in the fifth grade may use their Level I Cyber Chip for their Scout rank.

Notes

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Scout rank is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
with the maps, charts, links, diagrams, and checklists you need!
Or click here to print just the Scout rank requirements.
meritbadge.org has PDF and DOC versions of
Boy Scout merit badge workbooks, Webelos workbooks,
Cub Scout workbooks, and Nova Award workbooks.
2010 Scout Badge.
2010 Scout Badge.

Requirement resources

1a. Scout Oath - Scout Law - Scout motto - Scout slogan
1b. Scout spirit
1c. Boy Scout Sign - Scout Salute - Scout Handshake
1d. First Class Scout badge
1e. Outdoor Code
1f. Pledge of Allegiance
2a. Boy Scout Positions of responsibility
2b. Four Steps of Boy Scout Advancement
2c. Boy Scout Ranks
2d. Merit badges
3a. Patrol method
3b. Patrol spirit
4a. Square Knot - Two half-hitches - Taut-line hitch
4b. Whipping and Fusing rope
5. Totin' Chip
6. How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse - Cyber Chip
7. Scoutmaster Conference

See also

Boy Scout portal

External links


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