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#:1a. Repeat from memory the [[Scout Oath]], [[Scout Law]], [[Scout motto]], and [[Scout slogan]]. In your own words, explain their meaning.
#: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.
#: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.
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#:1c. Demonstrate the Boy Scout [[Boy Scout Sign|sign]], [[Scout Salute|salute]], and [[Scout Handshake|handshake]]. Explain when they should be used.
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#:1c. Demonstrate the [[Scout sign]], [[Scout Salute|salute]], and [[Scout Handshake|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.
#: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.
#: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.
#:1f. Repeat from memory the [[Pledge of Allegiance]]. In your own words, explain its meaning.
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#After attending at least one Boy Scout troop meeting, do the following:
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#After attending at least one Scout troop meeting, do the following:
#:2a. Describe how the Scouts in the troop provide its leadership.
#:2a. Describe how the Scouts in the troop provide its leadership.
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#:2b. Describe the [[Boy_Scout_advancement#Four_Steps_of_Advancement|four steps of Boy Scout advancement]].
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#:2b. Describe the [[Boy_Scout_advancement#Four_Steps_of_Advancement|four steps of Scout advancement]].
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#:2c. Describe the [[Boy Scout Portal|Boy Scout ranks]] and how they are earned.
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#:2c. Describe the [[Boy Scout Portal|Scouts BSA ranks]] and how they are earned.
#:2d. Describe what [[Merit Badges|merit badges]] are and how they are earned.
#:2d. Describe what [[Merit Badges|merit badges]] are and how they are earned.
#Patrol
#Patrol
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#:4a. Show how to tie a [[square knot]], [[two half-hitches]], and a [[taut-line hitch]]. Explain how each knot is used.
#: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#Whipping_and_Fusing_rope|whip and fuse]] the ends of different kinds of rope.
#:4b. Show the proper care of a rope by learning how to [[Whip#Whipping_and_Fusing_rope|whip and fuse]] the ends of different kinds of rope.
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#Demonstrate your knowledge of [[Totin' Chip|pocketknife safety]].
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#Tell what you need to know about [[Totin' Chip|pocketknife safety]].
#With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet ''[[How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse|How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide]]'' and earn the [[Cyber Chip]] Award for your grade.<ref>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.</ref>
#With your parent or guardian, complete the exercises in the pamphlet ''[[How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse|How to Protect Your Children from Child Abuse: A Parent’s Guide]]'' and earn the [[Cyber Chip]] Award for your grade.<ref>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.</ref>
#Since joining the troop and while working on Scout rank, participate in a [[Scoutmaster conference]].
#Since joining the troop and while working on Scout rank, participate in a [[Scoutmaster conference]].

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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 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 Scout troop meeting, do the following:
    2a. Describe how the Scouts in the troop provide its leadership.
    2b. Describe the four steps of Scout advancement.
    2c. Describe the Scouts BSA 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. Tell what you need to know about 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.


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