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Boy Scout Star Rank requirement resources include the Star rank Worksheet,
lesson video links, and cross-references for related Boy Scout Merit Badges, and Scout Awards.
Important topics include Active, Scout Spirit, Scoutmaster Conference, and Board of Review.

Star Rank

First Class Rank
Life Rank


Star rank requirements

  1. Be active in your unit (and patrol if you are in one) for at least four months as a First Class Scout.
  2. Demonstrate Scout spirit by living the Scout Oath and Scout Law in your everyday life.
  3. Earn six merit badges, including any four from the required list for Eagle.
    ___________________________________(required for Eagle)*
    ___________________________________(required for Eagle)*
    ___________________________________(required for Eagle)*
    ___________________________________(required for Eagle)*
  4. While a First Class Scout, take part in service projects totaling at least six hours of work. These projects must be approved by your Scoutmaster.
  5. While a First Class Scout, serve actively in your unit for four months in one or more of the following positions of responsibility (or carry out a unit leader-assigned leadership project to help your unit):
Boy Scout troop
Patrol Leader,
Assistant Senior Patrol Leader,
Senior Patrol Leader,
Venture Patrol Leader,
Troop Guide,
Order of the Arrow Troop Representative,
Den Chief,
Junior Assistant Scoutmaster,
Chaplain Aide,
Troop Webmaster, or
Leave No Trace Trainer.
Varsity Scout team
Program Manager,
Squad Leader,
Team Secretary,
Order of the Arrow Team Representative,
Chaplain Aide,
Den Chief,
Team Webmaster, or
Leave No Trace Trainer.
Venturing crew/ship
Vice President,
Den Chief,
Leave No Trace Trainer,
Boatswain's Mate,
Purser, or
  1. Take part in a Scoutmaster conference.
  2. Complete your board of review.
* A Scout may choose any of the 17 required merit badges in the 13 categories to fulfill requirement 3. See a complete list of required badges for Eagle.

The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


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

Requirement resources

1: What does Active really mean? (it's not what you think!)
2: What does Scout Spirit really mean? (It's not what you do in your troop!)
3: Merit Badge Worksheets and Resources
4: Service Projects
5: What does active in a Position of Responsibility mean? - Note: Assistant Patrol Leader is not a Positions of Responsibility.
6: Scoutmaster Conference - Explains that you don't "pass" a Scoutmaster Conference and how to appeal.
7: Board of Review - What can they ask? How long can it be? Is the uniform really required? How do you appeal?

See also

Boy Scout portal
Varsity Scout portal
Venturing portal

External links

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